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“Key Points to Maximize Your Geospatial Data Project” Webinar (October 23, 2013) Video & Slides Available

Did you miss Aerial Services October 23, 2013 presentation of “Key Points to Maximize Your Geospatial Data Project” webinar? You are in luck! You can watch a full video of the talk and get a PDF version of the slides presented via our website.  Simply fill in the form below and you’ll be linked to the …

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Aerial Services Acquires Flood Imagery After 15″ Overnight Rain In Dubuque, Iowa; Shares With City, County, & Media Within Hours

Jump to the Interactive Flood Imagery Map In response to an unprecedented rain event this week, Aerial Services, Inc. (ASI), aerial photography and geospatial firm based in Cedar Falls, Iowa, acquired, processed, and distributed disaster response imagery of Dubuque, Iowa and the surrounding area.  The area was deluged by 10-15″ of rain during the overnight hours …

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Pushbroom Aerial Imagery Scanner Mapping Accuracy Put To The Test

Can the Leica ADS82 digital camera system meet the rigid horizontal and vertical positional accuracies required for 50-scale mapping? This was the question Aerial Services attempted to answer.  Because this “pushbroom” camera system acquires “strips” of imagery instead of “frames” of imagery* and is a superior camera system in many ways to others, clients sometimes …

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Aerial Services Procures Second Leica ADS80-SH82 Pushbroom Sensor To Further Expand Digital Orthoimagery Capacity

Aerial Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of a second Leica ADS80-SH82 aerial camera system to their operations. The company will take delivery of the camera system in late March 2010. “After more than a year flying Leica’s ADS80, we have been very pleased with the overall experience and superior results produced for …

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Achieving LiDAR-Like Surface Models From Imagery

Recent developments with aerial camera technology, computer hardware, and software solutions have led to development of important new methods of producing digital elevation models (DEM) directly from aerial photography. Here’s why this is important to the geospatial profession and you. The Traditional Way Digital elevation (“surface”) models can be generated from overlapping aerial imagery. Historically, …

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Going from Film to Digital: Aerial Services’ Experiences with Leica’s ADS80 Pushbroom Sensor

The aerial photography profession is rapidly evolving from film-based cameras to digital sensors. Aerial Services, Inc. evaluated many digital sensors and purchased in 2008 the Leica Aerial Digital Sensor (ADS80-SH82).  Here are some of the most common questions we have been asked regarding our experience with the new sensor. Why did you choose the Leica …

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What is Infrared Imagery? (Part 2) Relevance of Infrared Aerial Photography

In Part 1 of this article, we reviewed the elementary physics of infrared light. Because it is generally captured with new digital aerial cameras coincident with normal color photography, it is quickly becoming an inexpensive and ubiquitous imagery resource for geospatial professionals. For this reason it is incumbent upon the profession to understand how this …

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Aerial Services Adds Leica’s ADS80-SH82 Airborne Digital Sensor To Arsenal Of Professional Mapping Tools

The ADS80-SH82 is Leica’s most advanced digital sensor ever. When coupled with their robust software tools, XPro, the sensor can turnaround finished orthophotography to clients faster than any other digital solution on the market. It approaches the speed of one hour of processing for each hour of acquisition. Further, the ADS80 provides a new level …

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