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OpenDroneMap — texturing improvements

Great news on OpenDroneMap. We now have a branch that has MVS-Texturing integrated, thanks to continuing work by Spotscale, and of course continuing integration work by @dakotabenjamin. The MVS-Texturing branch isn't fully tested yet, nor fully integrated, but the initial results are promising. MVS-Texturing itself handles the problems of choosing the best photos for a…
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CAT S60 Smartphone Features World's First Built-in Thermal Imaging Camera, 3800 mAh Battery

CAT S60 Smartphone Features World's First Built-in Thermal Imaging Camera, 3800 mAh Battery | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Caterpillar, which is famous for all of its heavy construction machinery and protective equipment, has recently unveiled a smartphone with a built-in thermal imaging camera designed for professionals. Named as the CAT S60, the new smartphone is claimed to be the first of its kind in the world. However, it's not simply for next-level selfies or group shots.
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Drones can avoid collisions by sharing knowledge - Geoawesomeness

Drones can avoid collisions by sharing knowledge - Geoawesomeness | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Drones are one of the fastest growing tech sector. Millions of these devices are flying around skies around us and the number of new units is growing exponentially. This is why the drone traffic management system is on everyone’s lips. FAA and NASA are working with  hundreds of researchers and multiple companies to bring this concept to
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CLIQUEZ ICI pour soutenir Fotokite Phi: Tethered UAV for Aerial Filming

CLIQUEZ ICI pour soutenir Fotokite Phi: Tethered UAV for Aerial Filming | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Aerial shots in seconds; no need for a phone, GPS or piloting. | Le crowdfunding est une façon démocratique de répondre aux besoins en financement de votre communauté. Contribuez dès aujourd'hui !
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Design & graphisme par Geoffrey Dorne » « Drones Rangers » le documentaire sur les drones !

Design & graphisme par Geoffrey Dorne » « Drones Rangers » le documentaire sur les drones ! | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
"Les pilotes de drones vont faire du monde un meilleur endroit" - c'est sur cette citation que commence le dernier film du magazine "The Economist". Le magazine
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OpenAerialMap, OpenImageryNetwork, MapKnitter, OpenTerrain, and OpenDroneMap (cont. 1)

OpenAerialMap, OpenImageryNetwork, MapKnitter, OpenTerrain, and OpenDroneMap (cont. 1) | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Citing my previous post, let's move on to more specifics on my thoughts regarding the integration of OpenAerialMap, OpenDroneMap, and MapKnitter as projects. OpenDroneMap <3 OpenAerialMap. OpenA...
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OpenAerialMap, OpenImageryNetwork, MapKnitter, OpenTerrain, and OpenDroneMap

OpenAerialMap, OpenImageryNetwork, MapKnitter, OpenTerrain, and OpenDroneMap | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
This tweet: is the beginning of some fruitful discussion, I suspect. There are some really awesome projects gaining momentum. I'll give an overview of them as best I am able. Let's start with the o...
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Cheap 1-2cm (scale) accuracy for your surveys

Cheap 1-2cm (scale) accuracy for your surveys | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Image: Topcon RTK collecting survey points
High precision GPS systems are getting more known and used and RTK is already becoming a familiar acronym. This post…
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Cheap 1-2cm (scale) accuracy for your surveys

Cheap 1-2cm (scale) accuracy for your surveys | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Image: Topcon RTK collecting survey points
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The 3D Robotics Solo may be the smartest drone ever

What goes up must come down — and if it's a drone you're talking about, it often comes down in the most unfortunate ways possible.
It bounces off a tree trunk, smashes into a highway tunnel, or...
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ParaZero offers emergency parachutes for drones - Geoawesomeness

ParaZero offers emergency parachutes for drones - Geoawesomeness | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Tweet Share on Facebook Share Share Email Pin Pocket Flipboard Drones are an expensive piece of tech. You realize it especially when you crush one.
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Precision Agriculture: almost 20% increase in income possible from smart farming | Nesta

Precision Agriculture: almost 20% increase in income possible from smart farming | Nesta | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
We’ve tried to work out how much our five featured smart farming new technologies would save a farm in the UK in the future.
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Solo drone extends its capabilities with a parachute and 360 degree camera

Solo drone extends its capabilities with a parachute and 360 degree camera | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Drones aren't a big enough market yet to support a huge industry for hardware peripherals and third-party apps. But it's growing by leaps and bounds, as evidenced by the wealth of drone...
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A Practical Introduction to UAVs for NGOs

A Practical Introduction to UAVs for NGOs | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
The New America Foundation and Omidyar Network recently published an important primer on how NGOs across multiple sectors can begin to leverage UAVs (or drones). Entitled, "Drones and Aerial Observ...
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ASIT VD - Le GEOPortail vaudois - Les Rencontres ASIT VD

ASIT VD - Le GEOPortail vaudois - Les Rencontres ASIT VD | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
ASIT-VD - Association pour le système d'information du territoire vaudois - GEOPortail vaudois : la porte d'entrée de l'infrastructure vaudoise de données géographiques
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Announcing Matternet ONE

Announcing Matternet ONE | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Matternet ONE is the first smart drone for transportation. Send things through the air — magically, with the touch of a button. Matternet ONE revolutionizes last-mile logistics, transforming the way you access things locally.
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Flyver | Make Drone Apps

Flyver | Make Drone Apps | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Flyver is a SDK, framework and marketplace for drone apps enabling developers to write apps for drones. As easy as for smartphones.
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Drones Could Help Create Better Public Services In The Developing World

Drones Could Help Create Better Public Services In The Developing World | Drone - UAV | Scoop.it
Why not leave it to drones to map all of the unmapped, poverty-stricken places around the world?
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