Same Tools, Different Worlds

Have you ever laid in the grass on a warm summer night and looked up at the stars and wondered about what was waiting out in all that darkness?  Did you ever wonder what it would be like to walk on another world and look back at our blue-green world through another sky? I have […]

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Multi-Rotor vs. Fixed Wing UAV Platforms: Considerations for Evaluating Capabilities and Limitations

Using the correct equipment is critical to the success of any project. UAV projects are no different, knowing how to select the best tool for each specific application is fundamental to efficient data collection. We use both multi-rotor and fixed wing UAV equipment, depending on project goals and constraints. Below are some considerations for selecting […]

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Happy Star Wars Day 2021!

Three Times When Thinking Spatially Saved the Day in the Star Wars Universe May 4th of every year is considered “Star Wars Day” (May the fourth be with you!), and this provides a great opportunity to seek wisdom from this iconic universe. How have GIS, Mapping, and spatial thinking affected significant moments across the various […]

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It’s about the data

Working in the UAV world isn’t always about the drone. In fact, the drone is only one piece of a single stage of an accurate high resolution mapping workflow. This blog will outline various stages of the GEO Jobe UAV process. It will then highlight one example of the final stages by focusing on extracting […]

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Making the point with UAV

A question came up recently in a conversation about the different products and stages of processing and presenting data captured by UAVs. I’ll use a recent construction monitoring project to demonstrate some nice examples of the various stages of the photogrammetric processing workflow. This will also show and describe some of the products and deliverables […]

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