Category: Innovation

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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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Corridor Close-Up — Francois Gervaix Discusses senseFly’s New Linear Mapping Release

At this month’s AUVSI Xponential show in Dallas, senseFly unveiled a new eBee Plus platform enhancement designed to simplify corridor mapping. Waypoint caught up with the company’s product lead, Francois Gervaix, to explore why documenting linear assets is so challenging and how senseFly Corridor addresses these challenges. Hi Francois. Let’s…

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Into the Cloud — Exploring MicaSense Atlas with senseFly’s Nathan Stein

senseFly recently began offering MicaSense’s Atlas cloud-based processing and analytics solution as an option alongside its Parrot Sequoia-based agricultural drones. To explore why the company chose Atlas and to explore what this cutting-edge online tool can offer, Waypoint caught up with senseFly’s ag solutions manager, Nathan Stein. Here’s what we…

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Drones for Good 2.0 — How WeRobotics is Redefining the Use of Unmanned Systems in Developing Countries

Robotics undoubtedly has the potential to improve lives in the developing world. However, with limited budgets and expertise on the ground, putting this technology in place is no small task. Step forwards WeRobotics, a new Swiss/American NGO dedicated to meeting this goal through the creation of in-country ‘flying labs’. Co-founder…

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Talking eBee Plus With The Team Behind senseFly’s New Photogrammetry UAV

Earlier this month, at INTERGEO 2016 in Hamburg, senseFly announced its new fixed-wing UAV (or drone/UAS) for surveying and geospatial applications, called the eBee Plus. So what’s new about this automated photogrammetry system? And why is senseFly’s geospatial team so excited about its potential to drive professional drone use forwards? Waypoint…

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