Month: November 2014

Drones – Mapping the Future

[spb_column width=”2/3″ el_position=”first”] [spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] The clip at which Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) are maturing is rapid. Drones are the most important, most disruptive new technology in many decades especially for remote sensing and mapping. The FAA estimated just last year that there could be 30,000 Drones in the skies by …

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Important New NERC Guidelines for LiDAR

[spb_column width=”2/3″ el_position=”first”] [boxed_content type=”whitestroke” pb_margin_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Mike Tully, President and CEO, recently published an informative article about LiDAR and NERC with our friends at LidarNews.com entitled LiDAR and NERC Reliability Standard FAC-003-2 (p 52). This article explores this important new NERC standard that requires overhead transmission corridors to be inspected at least once …

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Understanding Drones and the Business of Remote Sensing: Free Ebook

[spb_column width=”2/3″ el_position=”first”] [boxed_content type=”whitestroke” pb_margin_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Aerial Services recently released our second free eBook called “The Definitive Guide: Unmanned Aerial Systems & Remote Sensing” by Mike Tully. A few months ago we released the “Geospatial Contracting Guide”, our first ebook with substantive information about the business and technology of remote sensing. Over …

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MAPPS President’s Award

[spb_column width=”2/3″ el_position=”first”] [boxed_content type=”whitestroke” pb_margin_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] The Management Association for Private Photogrammetric Surveyors (MAPPS), the national association for private sector geospatial firms, recognized a number of individuals for significant contributions to the association and the profession at the Association’s recent annual conference in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Jeff Lower, (PAR, LLC) MAPPS President, recognized the …

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The Drone, the Founding Fathers, and Your Vote

[spb_column width=”2/3″ el_position=”first”] [fullwidth_text alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] [dropcap2]T[/dropcap2]he internet was formerly heralded as an “unprecedented tool of liberation and democratization”. That internet … is dead! It was hijacked and is now a tool for the indiscriminate and global surveillance of you by the United States and much of the rest of the world. The …

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