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…

Drone traffic guidelines

Drone Traffic Guidelines

Drone and UAS Traffic Management With increased UAS activity, it is important to think about safety in the skies. NASA began its research into UAS traffic management system operations (UTM) to enable low altitude civilian aircraft flight, as well as commercial surveillance. Currently there is no established guidelines for drone traffic, but NASA predicts that […]

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Lidar vs Photogrammetry – Is one better than the other?

What is LiDAR? LiDAR is short for “Light Detection and Ranging” and is a sensor that uses pulses of light (non- visible wavelengths at about 1550 nm and 1064 nm) to determine the distance between the sensor and the object. These pulses are sent out rapidly (up to about 150.000 pulses per second) and “bounce” […]

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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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4 Ways Drones are helping Engineers in Construction

Drones are gaining momentum in the engineering world with capabilities that enable better and more accurate data for civil engineers and workers in the field. This article explores some of the ways drones can be helpful in road engineering. 1. Ground mapping For a road designer (transport engineer) any new project starts by digging into […]

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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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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 […]

9 Great Ways to Use Drones

The FAA has just announced new rules allowing the commercial use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) also known as drones. That’s great news for a number of innovative companies and agencies that are ready to put Drones to good use. There’s some incredibly good things that are being done with drones that you might not know … Continue Reading

New Smyrna design firm takes on drones

Daytona Beach News Journal – August 10, 2014 Charles Grimm is president and CEO of Grimmster, a New Smyrna Beach-based design company that specializes in Web development and video services. The company has operated out of New Smyrna Beach for about 15 years but recently expanded its range of products to include the design of … Continue Reading