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Into The Woods—Stefano Puliti On Using Drone-Based Aerial Photogrammetry In Forestry

As unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) find their place in the forestry sector, Waypoint met with a pioneer in this field, researcher Stefano Puliti of the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO). In this wide-ranging interview, we discuss his commercial forestry learnings—including the always-hot topic of LiDAR versus aerial…

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How LafargeHolcim Uses Drones to Manage its Stockpile Inventory & Optimise Efficiency (VIDEO)

Inspired by the unmanned aircraft use of its Nigerian sister company, cement producer LafargeHolcim Tanzania turned to senseFly’s eBee UAV technology to help its team better manage its stockpile inventory and optimise its blast planning. LafargeHolcim’s Tanzania operation, near the border of northern Malawi, Burundi, and the DRC, includes both…

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Power Up – A Drone Battery Management Guide

A drone’s battery is truly a crucial component. Care for it well and you will both prolong its life and optimise the coverage of every UAV mission you fly. But treat it poorly and, one way or another, your operation’s performance is likely to suffer. Waypoint spoke with senseFly’s expert team…

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