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Preserve and Promote — Using Drones to Digitise Archaeological Sites in the Kurdish Region of Northern Iraq

When it comes to surveying historical sites, using classical archaeological methods can be slow and labour-intensive. As a result, an increasing number of archaeologists are turning to drone technology to more efficiently survey larger areas, and at better resolutions than satellite imagery can achieve. Iconem, an organisation that safeguards world…

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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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