Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News
Artificial Intelligence has Great Strength in the Interpretation of Geodata
Potsdam, Frankfurt/Main, September 20, 2018. Everyone’s talking about artificial...
Map of the Month: Purchasing Power for Watches and Jewelry, Italy 2017
GfK's Map of the Month for September illustrates the...
Forward to the Moon: Airbus Wins ESA Studies for Future Human Base in Lunar Orbit
Bremen, 20 September 2018 – The European Space Agency...
Bluesky and Getmapping Win UK Gov Contract
Aerial mapping companies Bluesky and Getmapping are pleased to...
Mobile Mapping Market to Surpass $40bn by 2024: Global Market Insights, Inc.
The research report "Mobile Mapping Market Size, By Component...

The Camcopter looks a lot like a conventional helicopter, complete with rotors, a vertical tail and two front legs to land on. It weighs just 243 pounds, stands 44 inches high and is about 10 feet long. It can fly up to six hours at 138 miles per hour.

TV news-gathering gadgetry doesn’t get any sexier than the Camcopter S-100, a military-grade unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufactured by Austria’s Schiebel Corp.

Thanks to Schiebel’s partnerships with U.S. companies Brain Farm and Snaproll Media, both of which specialize in aerial photography, the Camcopter can capture high-definition, broadcast-quality footage while hovering over anything from wildfires and disaster zones to high-speed police chases.

The Camcopter is one of a growing array of drones that are being developed for broadcasting, public safety, search and rescue, agriculture and other commercial applications—all in anticipation of new Federal Aviation Administration regulations authorizing and governing such uses.

Read the full story.

Comments are closed.