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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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Ask The Operators — A Survey Drone Q&A (Part 1)

During senseFly’s recent Drone Surveying 101 webinar, we dedicated more than 20 minutes to an open Q&A session on using survey drone technology, with the answers supplied largely by our two client presenters: Marc Cañas of Jacobs and Aidan O’Connor of ASM Ireland. This article details their responses in full,…

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U.S. Drone Rules – Part 107 Explained

Updated July 7, 2016 On June 21, 2016 the FAA published the final version of its small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) regulations, which will come into effect on August 29, 2016. This guide explains what these long-awaited rules mean for existing and future commercial operators. (Don’t see your question? Please add…

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Right on Track – Surveying a Californian Rail Line Using an eBee RTK UAV

Now available to read/download, senseFly’s latest case study details how transportation-engineering firm, J.L. Patterson & Associates, Inc. (JLP) surveyed a 30-mile rail corridor using an eBee RTK. The result: “Phenomenal” data accuracy, the job completed in a quarter of the time terrestrial surveying would have taken, and at half the cost of using manned aerial…

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