From Drones to Flying Cars

Personal Aircrafts: A Realistic Future During this age of technology, Drone (UAS) systems are familiar across most developed countries. Drones have become a more familiar tool and are even accessible at the local tech store. They are extremely common now, and are regularly used for photography, film, and mapping. However, recent developments are proving that […]

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Drones in Architecture

Drones in architecture is becoming increasingly valuable. Architects are using drones to give a better perspective to building projects. Here in this example is Urban Rigger with the latest in affordable student housing. These are floating neighborhood…

Big List of Photogrammetry Software for 3D Modeling

When it comes to Photogrammetry software, there are lots of options. Here is our BIG LIST telling what these different programs can do. But you will probably want to try them out for yourself. Regard 3D What it can do: Meshing, Point Clouds Import Types: Photo Export Types: Mesh, Point clouds Operating Systems: Windows, Mac […]

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Aerial Video

This article shows the contrast from the aerial photos in the previous post to video with and with out audio. Photos are great and be quite creative but they are static. With video and video/audio you get a chance to tell a story and even entertain your audience. First we show the video sans the […]

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Aerial Photography

What is the real value of real estate aerial images and video marketing? We lived in this small beach town for many years and found that while most people get used to their surroundings you can get an entirely different perspective when you look at a place from a different view point. These are a […]

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Outdoor Robotics is Growing

Check out the recent infographic Himani Lohani did on the most recent Outdoor Robotics Stats for 2017. You can read more about Outdoor Robotics news here.

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The Drone Industry and Startups

Not exactly a jazzy title but this short bunch of words is about the basics of startups and after reading the article, “The Drone Industry, False or Failing or Both.” I thought it was worth talking about some old fashion basics. This article brings into light what steady startups, bootstrap company’s and self funders like […]

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Mapping Camera Gimbal

In order to get a secure and functional mount for the MicaSense Red Edge we designed a 2 Universal Mapping camera gimbals and 3 brackets. Below is a short video of a Micasense Red Edge mapping camera mounted onto a universal servo gimbal on the outdoor robotics HoverCat V100 Quadcopter. These photos shows the Micasense Red […]

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Drone Use On the Rise Across Photography Industry

A post in SUAS New says recent data released by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimates that drone sales will grow from 2.5 million in 2016 to 7 million in 2020. Additionally, the organization projects that sales of drones intended for commercial use will more than quadruple from 600,000 this year to 2.7 million in […]

FAA releases Small UAS Rule

News from SUAS News The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules (PDF) for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), opening pathways towards fully integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace…. According to industry estimates, the rule could generate more than $82 billion for the U.S. economy and […]