The GIS mapping services division of GEO Jobe has been quite active with UAV technology over the last year. We’ve turned to cutting edge hardware and software solutions to take to the sky and support some of our existing clients (and new ones) with imagery & analysis derived from UAV (drone) data acquisition.
If you follow our activities then you may have noticed recently that our UAV Services Group has been making great strides in delivering UAV-based data collection solutions to a variety of clients in several industries.
GEO Jobe UAV Services Group provides high-resolution digital mapping products to public sector clients in local and county governments, as well as private sector clients in the engineering, construction, utilities, and Land Surveying industries.
There’s no arguing the drone industry growth that has occurred in the last few years. Total drone unit sales climbed to 2.2 million worldwide in 2016, and revenue surged 36% to $4.5 billion, and continued steadily through 2017 according to research firm Gartner. Drone sales continue to soar, the hardware market is setting down with […]
According to UAV software creator, Pix4D, an estimated half of the mining companies have enlisted the use of UAV technology to provide fast, accurate measurements. This from the company, “Nearly half of the biggest mining companies include Pix4Dmapper in their workflow, providing 2~5% of accuracy for their stockpile volume measurement.” Indeed more validation for our […]
GEO Jobe UAV Services group has been extremely busy this fall flying season, and there’s no sign of slowing down any time soon – although a break over the coming holiday season is going to be very welcomed! Recently, a UAV project conducted by our team was selected as a weekly Monday “3D” spotlight feature […]
Unpacking the UAV tool box… You have to be prepared for anything when you head to the field to fly. In this video our UAV pilot, Jeff, walks us through a quick tour of the tool box that goes with the crew into the field when they are flying a UAV mission. This is just […]
LiDAR data, you may be working with it or perhaps you’ve been thinking about it. The major factors which drive the LiDAR market are a rise in encouragement from the governments and institutes for the adoption of LiDAR, increasing application of LiDAR in engineering projects, and technological superiority of LiDAR technology. And get this, the […]
The GEO Jobe UAV & aerial mapping services team has been busy this year and there’s no sign of slowing down. As business continues to grow, service and data offerings expanding, so too does the need for travel to job sites with equipment in tow. For anyone else in a similar situation, you’ll need to […]
President Announces Drone / UAV Integration Pilot Program to Accelerate Integration of UAS into national airspace
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program to accelerate the safe integration of UAS into national airspace – In an official announcement this week from Washington D.C., the FAA has shared that President Donald J. Trump directed U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today to launch an initiative to safely test and validate advanced […]