UAV data collection for mining industry

UAV Technology in Mining – Supporting Affordable, Accurate, 3D Volume Measurements

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 […]

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Why LiDAR? Reasons to Consider LiDAR, UAV Data Capture, and Suggested LiDAR Software Solutions

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 […]

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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 […]

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Urban Planning Sees Greater Situational Awareness with UAV Data and 3D Design Models

There’s no disputing the technological advances and the seemingly endless uses and benefits of UAV / Drone technology. Case in point, Facebook has a plan to map every building on earth, China is measuring air pollution readings, and countless industries (think Amazon) are seriously looking at drone delivery – extend that use case to emergency […]

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uav for construction

Construction and Surveying Industries Seeing Reduced Costs, Increased Productivity by Adopting UAV Technology

Our GEO Jobe UAV crew has been busy flying jobs for a variety of clients recently, including UAV and aerial mapping for construction projects and new residential / neighborhood developments, College campus sites and school facilities, utilities inspection, mines, a marina, and more. Perhaps even more interesting to some of you, surveyors and the surveying […]

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Knowing Where You Can Fly a UAV – FAA Adds More Restricted Airspace Locations

The UAV Services Group here at GEO Jobe has been going gangbusters this year and there’s no sign of that slowing down! We fly missions for a broad range of clients ranging from local government, utilities, airports, developers, and even marinas. Of particular importance to us (and anyone who’s flying unmanned vehicles) are the rules and regulations […]

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