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Knowledge Base Presented By Pix4D “From Film Making To Inspection”

Petr Lněnička was working as filmmaker when aerial footage became a hot commodity. “In 2011 it was something pretty new and unusual and we actually had to have it,” recalls Petr. “But at that time in Czech Republic, there was basically no one to supply us with quality footage.” So he ...

New DroneDeploy Report Reveals Drone Industry Trends Across 160 Countries

DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones revealed its third Commercial Drone Industry Trends Report, representing analysis of more than 10 million acres mapped by drone users in more than 160 countries across all seven continents. The original report, released a year ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Pix4D “The Power Of Offline Processing”

In Part 1 of this mini-series we went over why it makes sense in agriculture to import images directly to Pix4Dag Desktop. We concluded that when you’re in the field without a good network connection, importing images to desktop takes nearly no time in comparison to the hours you might spend ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Altavian “DSLR vs Point-and-Shoot Cameras Part 2″

Series Introduction: The aim of this knowledge base series is to answer the question “Why use DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras when smaller cameras are lighter, cheaper, and get good results?” This is a question we hear a lot and it is worth answering. But, while the question is simple ...

Knowledge Base Presented By uAvionix “Remote Identification” – The Next Big Hurdle for UAS Regulations

We’ve hit a snag in the progression of new drone regulations, and it’s not related to the current political environment regarding curbing new regulations.  There is a big technical hurdle to overcome before the industry can move on – and there is a legislative deadline of July 2017 to solve ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Pix4D “Why Desktop Is Essential for Drone Mapping in Agriculture”

In Defense Of Desktop: Why The desktop is essential for drone mapping in agriculture Part 1: How quickly can you go from landing to processing? With a predicted population jump to 9 billion by 2050, and therefore a corresponding 70% increase in agricultural consumption, it’s clear the industry ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Altavian “The Problem With UAS Data And Cloud Processing”

These days we’re all living in the clouds—or at least our data is. Cloud-stored data is estimated to have exceeded over 1 Exabyte in quantity—or well over 1 billion Gigabytes. In the drone world, the potential of cloud-based data processing is an exciting proposition. Using the cloud, data ...

Knowledge Base Presented By uAvionix “Performance Based Navigation for Drones”

When I worked directly with the FAA as a customer, one thing I learned the hard way is that seemingly common sounding words or phrases have very specific (and sometimes loaded) meaning when spoken within the context of the FAA or aviation.  I have a feeling that Performance Based Navigation (PBN) ...

Knowledge Base Presented By Altavian “DSLR vs Point-and-Shoot Cameras”

Series Introduction: The aim of this knowledge base series is to answer the question “Why use DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) cameras when smaller cameras are lighter, cheaper, and get good results?” This is a question we hear a lot and it is worth answering. But, while the question is simple ...