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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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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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A Question of Perception (Pt 2) — Talking Robo-Collaboration & Future Challenges & More with Prof. Scaramuzza

Last month we caught up with Prof. Davide Scaramuzza, the head of the University of Zurich’s Robotics and Perception Group. Here we continue our discussion, covering terrestrial/flying robot collaboration, how his work compliments that of EPFL’s Prof. Floreano, redundancy research, and the key technical challenges of agility and event-based vision. Hello…

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