Jakub Karas

Jakub Karas is co-owner and technical manager of UpVision and works as consultant. He is specialised in photogrammetry, remote sensing and GIS. He is vice-president of the Czech Unmanned Aerial Alliance, UAV industry representative in ISPRS (UAS group, TC1), and a member of the board of directors of UVS International, the Czech Geoinformatic Association and the Czech Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Karas is the author of several books about drones.


3D UAS Mapping of a Copper Mine

In May 2018, the Erdenet Mine in the north of Mongolia was mapped in just three days. The open pit mine measures 5km by 2km and has an elevation difference of 200 metres. The dusty and complex circumstances called for the use of an unmanned aerial system (UAS). Despite the strong wind and extremely... (read more)