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DJI Go, Going, Gone: The Miserable Android & DJI Go Relationship

If you fly a DJI drone, and operate it with an Android device, you are likely aware of the challenges of flying when using the DJI Go App.  If you don’t, you’ve probably been able to avoid the problem of DJI Go suddenly crashing. If you fall into the former category of pilots, you know the experience all too well. …

DroneDeploy Troubleshooting – How to Connect Your Drone

Drones can do much more than simply capture amazing photos and video. DroneDeploy is a powerful mapping application you can use to create orthomosaics, 3D maps, digital elevation models, and more. Simply download the app to your device, create an account, and you should be on your way to creating data-rich maps and interactive models. Having trouble connecting your drone …

Drone Deploy Review – Aerial 3D Mapping Software

You purchased a drone because of its amazing ability to capture beautiful photos and video from angles you’d never before seen. If you’ve had the chance to do some research, you’ve probably realized that drones can do much more than simply taking pretty pictures. An increasingly popular application gaining traction among drone pilots is DroneDeploy. You’re probably wondering––What is Drone …

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Drones & Virtual Reality: The Next Big Thing?

Among the most talked about technologies today, are Virtual Reality (VR) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), or as most call them – drones. What is it about these that makes them popular? For one we know that they provide an experience like no other, be it experiencing real life like videos or getting a bird’s eye view from high up …

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How the Construction Industry is Leveraging Drones to Improve BIM Output

Competition in the construction industry is fierce. Business Information Modeling (BIM) software has been around for a while, but savvy engineers, architects and contractors are now discovering the power of combining BIM with drone technology to get a leg up. BIM uses a wealth of data gathered in various ways to accurately create a 3D model of a project, significantly …

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Promoting Productivity Using DatuSurvey

In just a couple of years, the combination of small UAVs and advanced surveying software has brought about a true paradigm shift in the world of surveyors and civil engineers.  Drones are no longer simply being used by marketing departments seeking picturesque aerial photography; today, drone technology is put to a wide range of other valuable processes, such as creating …

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CBRE Acquires Floored, Inc.

CBRE kicked off 2017 with a continuation of its recent acquisition-based growth strategy. The company announced yesterday that it has acquired, Floored, Inc., a provider of technology that allows users to create layouts and test-fits for properties, create interactive 3D tours, and experience virtually-created properties. This acquisition is the latest in a series of acquisitions by the Real Estate Brokerage …

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Datumate Launches Datufly App

Technology just keeps getting better for drone operators and it is important for pilots to be aware of some of the new tools available that can help improve flight operations.   Datumate, a software provider specializing in surveying and mapping technology, recently launched Datufly, a neat little app that is primarily geared toward construction, infrastructure mapping, and professional surveying. The …

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Eliminating Fisheye Distortion in Aerial Photography

As drones have taken over as a leading tech tool for aerial photography, what’s known as fisheye distortion (or the barrel effect) can become a major problem for optical clarity. You’ve perhaps already seen what can happen with this problem after using wide-angle lenses on your drone. The reason fisheye distortion happens in drone photography is because the lens’ field …