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ALTA Systems Provides Alternative to Powered UAVs

June 1, 2015By

ALTA is a smart balloon which flies without fuel or a pilot to up to 400 feet and is FAA compliant. It is held by a tether and transmits images and other data to any screen. ALTA services public safety, news agencies, agriculture, construction, real estate, travel and tourism. read more

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Trimble Expands UAS Portfolio for Aerial Imaging with Multirotor Partnership

May 5, 2015By

Trimble is partnering with unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufacturer Multirotor service-drone, GmbH. The collaboration will allow Trimble to expand its existing UAS portfolio to provide its customers with additional solutions to choose from based on their aerial imaging project needs. Trimble made the announcement at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2015 show being held May 4-7 in Atlanta, Ga. Multirotor service-drone,... read more

Group on Earth Observations Convenes 11th Plenary

November 10, 2014By

Under the theme “Taking the Pulse of the Planet,” 275 members of the GEO community from more than 45 countries will chart the next steps in creating and implementing a Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) during the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Eleventh Plenary Session. The session will be held November 12-14 in Geneva, Switzerland. A highlight of the... read more

Proteus Discusses Satellite-Derived Forest Inventory in Webinar

September 16, 2014By

Proteus FZC, a provider of satellite-derived mapping and classification services, will discuss its use of high-resolution WorldView-2 imagery to derive accurate forest inventory and tree classification maps in Abu Dhabi during a free webinar with DigitalGlobe. “Vegetation Analysis in the Desert Using Satellite Imagery,” part of the ongoing DigitalGlobe LEAD Webinar Series, will be held September 24 at 12:30 p.m. BST... read more

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Alta Systems Balloon: Oblique Imagery Capture with a Light Footprint

June 5, 2014By

Three weeks ago, GPS World / Geospatial Solutions held a webinar highlighting new technologies for imagery and data capture. The webinar had four presenters: Paul Smith of CycloMedia, Ted Ralston with Soft Power Solutions, Peter VanAmburgh from IIF Data, and John Ciampa CEO of Alta. You can view a YouTube video of the session. Because webinar time is limited, we... read more

Trimble Adds Unmanned Aircraft System to Ag Portfolio for Aerial Mapping

January 27, 2014By

Trimble has added its Trimble UX5 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to its agriculture product portfolio for aerial imaging and mapping. The Trimble UX5 system can enable ag service providers to capture aerial images for scouting and monitoring crop health such as detecting pests, weeds and nitrogen deficiencies. The system also can locate cattle and their available forage over large areas,... read more

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