Swinglet CAM exploring the Medieval City of Merv, on the Silk Roads of Central Asia
This paper presents an interesting use case of the swinglet CAM for an archaeological project where the use of satellite or photogrammetry airplanes was not satisfying. It demonstrates and discusses how to create effective digital terrain models (DTM) of intricate city surface landscapes with shallow mounds and depressions.
senseFly continues free ‘Ag Drone Insights’ webinar series
The third instalment of senseFly’s agriculture-focused webinar series brings together agricultural research experts for inspiring discussions about drone use and best practices Find the PDF here
New on our blog: What I Learned From 500 Professional Drone Flights
Agricultural data experts, SPACEDAT of Peru, recently reached an enviable drone milestone: 500 successful drone flights completed. Waypoint met the company’s founder, Cesar Urrutia, to discuss what he has learned during this multitude of missions. Read the blog post
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...