New on our blog: Into The Woods—Stefano Puliti On Using Drone-Based Aerial Photogrammetry In Forestry
As unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) find their place in the forestry sector, Waypoint met with a pioneer in this field, researcher Stefano Puliti of the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO). In this wide-ranging interview, we discuss his commercial forestry learnings—including the always-hot topic of LiDAR versus aerial photogrammetry—and we delve into Stefano’s ongoing research, which could apply to several industries, combining partial-coverage eBee UAV observations with freely-available satellite imagery.
Covering New Ground With Drone Technology
In this guest blog post by Eric Warinner, Chief UAV Pilot at Luck Companies, he discusses how UAVs (drones) have provided invaluable data and helped his company accurately assess inventory stockpiles across numerous sites in the US. Read the blog post
Ready for Takeoff — Talking eBee X With senseFly’s Fixed-Wing Drone Lead, Francois Gervaix
At last week’s InterDrone show in Las Vegas, senseFly unveiled its latest solution, the eBee X. Waypoint caught up with the company’s fixed-wing drone lead, Francois Gervaix, to learn more about this release, including what makes this mapping UAV such an efficient beast, the thinking behind the platform’s new sensor portfolio...
senseFly launches the eBee X fixed-wing drone, allowing operators to map without limits
Part of the Parrot Business Solutions portfolio, this durable, multi-purpose solution features groundbreaking new cameras, Steep Landing technology and a unique Endurance Extension feature for flight times of up to 90 minutes and single-flight coverage of up to 500 ha (1,235 ac) at 400 ft (122 m) senseFly, the...