A Look at the Phantom 4 RTK from DJI

The new Phantom 4 RTK from @DJIEnterprise is a big draw at @InsideIntergeo pic.twitter.com/NC2IqbrrhH — Jeremiah Karpowicz (@jeremiahkarp) October 16, 2018 DJI launched the Phantom 4 RTK to great fanfare at the European Drone Summit, where attendees were able to get a close look at the product and hear about how and where and how…

Stereographic Mapping and Drones: Taking UAS Mapping to the Limit

McKim & Creed is an employee-owned engineering, geomatics and planning firm with nearly 500 employees in offices throughout the United States. They’re one of the top design firms in the country, and they’ve showcased where and how drone technology is making a difference compared to conventional survey methods as well as how drones are advancing…

What Makes the Southern Company Drone Program Unique for the Utility Sector?

Given their responsibilities for operating nearly 200,000 miles of electric transmission and distribution lines in addition to more than 80,000 miles of natural gas pipeline, it’s no wonder that Southern Company is considered to be one of the premier energy companies in America. In order to best serve 9 million customers through its subsidiaries, it’s…

How Will Research Accelerate the Integration of Drones into SOPs?

When road collisions occur anywhere in North Carolina, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol (NCSHP) is tasked with investigating the incident as well as clearing the road as quickly as possible. They work with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to conduct time-sensitive investigations that are focused on gathering and recording critical evidence in…

What Does It Mean to Create a Drone Program for Construction Enterprises?

Construction professionals have been working through what it could mean to utilize drone technology in order to create efficiencies for a long time now, but regulation was always cited as a barrier to entry. Many construction stakeholders determined that the potential value of creating a drone program did not outweigh the actual costs and headaches…

How are DJI Drones Being Used to Sniff the Amazon Rainforest?

The innovative ways drones are being used to collect information that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to gather are as impressive as they are revolutionary. Drone technology has been used to enable high accuracy mapping, but it has also been used to study the health of whales without ever coming into physical contact with…