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MANASSAS, VA – April 17, 2017 — Today, Little Arms Studios, a leading developer of professional-grade simulation solutions, announced it has joined forces with renowned Hollywood cinematographer Skip Fredricks to launch an updated version of its Zephyr Drone Simulator that includes the basics of drone cinematography. The two-time Emmy nominated content producer and certified drone instructor has brought his unique instructional perspective to a series of new cinematic skill modules that have been added to the simulator’s progressive training curriculum. The Skip Fredricks Edition of the Zephyr Drone Simulator can be bundled with the pilot’s choice of transmitter for $159.99 or is available ...
I’m happy to announce the release of the Quick Start Guide to Drones in Construction. This report is the first in a new series of Skylogic Research white papers, intended to provide a complete primer to drone use in specific industries. This year, we are building on the analysis we did for the 2017 Five Valuable Business Lessons Learned papers by providing guidance and industry-specific resources that will help you kick-start your practice. Our goal is to help drone-based service providers and business users maximize the value that drones can bring to operational groups. What’s in it? This report consolidates our best ...
Montreal, Canada, April 17th, 2018 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is proud to announce increased drone data automation in Correlator3D™. New automated profiles include configurable options with a predefined set of parameters to deliver superior results from the first project onward. As an example, the “Quick Project Overview” enables users to rapidly process and generate results while still in the field for quality control. Additional options include “Standard UAV”, “Classic Photogrammetric”, and “Fast Ortho.” “Many surveyors now have access to a drone and are looking to create something with minimal input”, said Louis Simard, CTO of SimActive. ...
What is LAANC? Aviation is full of acronyms, and there’s no better example than LAANC — or Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability. LAANC was developed over the last year in a collaboration with government and private industry to open the national airspace to drone operators, replacing a ~90-day manual process to receive authorization to fly in controlled airspace, down to seconds via an API. This is a critical step in evolving the airspace and automating processes, without sacrificing safety for manned or unammned flights. What LAANC really means for commercial drone operators is a quick and unambiguous method to request flight authorizations in ...