A forestry company in Victoria, Australia, is using drones and thermal cameras to spot koalas before trees are cut down or controlled burns take place. Hazelwood Forestry, in Latrobe Valley is regularly tasked with cutting down Hancock Victoria Plantations’ eucalyptus and pine trees. One complication is that carelessly harvesting – which some companies might go ahead […]
Commercial drones are proving their worth in industries across the globe – but they still suffer from a major limitation. Most rotary aircraft require a great deal of energy to stay airborne: while most battery technologies are heavy for the energy they provide. When energy is transferred into or out of these batteries, heat is […]
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SimActive Inc. is a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software – for drones and for manned aircraft. It’s a professional tool that provides the speed and precision big business expects. SimActive’s Correlator 3D software takes data from any sensor and uses one software interface for processing. Now, SimActive introduces new features to improve volumetric calculation. Correlator3D™ […]
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Guest Post: This article published with permission from our partners at DroneII, Drone Industry Insights. Starting Point “Actionable Data” is next to a powerful and reliable drone probably the most important driver of the drone industry. Drones often generate large amounts of data – sometimes more than we can handle. Unmanned aerial vehicles only add […]
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Connectivity giant AT&T has collaborated with UK pharmaceutical packaging provider Softbox to explore the potential of medical drone deliveries. AT&T’s LTE-connected drone has been ferrying Softbox’s thermal packaging system, ‘Skypod’, with medicines from healthcare provider Merck to locations across Puerto Rico. The proof of concept with Softbox aims to show how temperature-sensitive medicines can be […]
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