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…

Leica and DJI Join Forces to Bring a New Drone to Market

For the past 97 years now, one company has been at the forefront of manufacturing precision optical instruments for land surveying and construction. Wild Heerbrugg was founded in 1921 in Switzerland, but today is known as Leica Geosystems (part of Hexagon AB) and is recognized across the world for their surveying transits and GNSS receivers…

What Does it Mean to Use DJI Drones to Enable High Accuracy Mapping?

Last year, Commercial UAV News ran a webinar with AirGon LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of GeoCue Group Inc) that was focused on what it meant to enable high accuracy mapping with DJI drones. After having done over 1,200 projects, some with quite a few larger companies in construction and mining sites, AirGon has been…