Earth Imaging Journal: Remote Sensing, Satellite Images, Satellite Imagery
Breaking News
Great Lakes Digital Surface Model Products Released to the Public
St. Paul, Minnesota – The Great Lakes Alliance for...
CHC Navigation Introduces the i73+ Pocket-sized GNSS Base and Rover with Built-in UHF Modem
The i73+ IMU-RTK is the most compact, lightweight and...
RMSI Appoints Arun Vishwanathan as Vice President – Business Development
Dallas, Texas: RMSI has expanded its global sales team...
Kavel 10 Aerial Mapping pioneers from the Netherlands chose Phase One PAS 880 system to improve productivity
Best in Class Image Quality with Outstanding Time-Saving Workflow...
Aloft Technologies Launches Geospatial Management Tools for Its Drone Data Network
Aloft Geo Portal Brings New Drone Airspace Mapping Functionality  to...

Lightweight multicopter UASs such as the Aibotix X6, shown here, are proving ideal for infrastructure inspections of powerlines, bridges, dams and power plants.

Swiss airborne mapping company Leica Geosystems has teamed with German unmanned aircraft system (UAS) manufacturer Aibotix to create a one-stop shop for infrastructure inspection and mapping.

“For us this is really the next step in our UAS strategy,” said Rüdiger Wagner, general manager of Leica’s geospatial solutions division. “UAS-based mapping solutions are on the increase, and we have been carefully expanding our exposure to this market by focusing on select applications.”

Headquartered in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica is part of Sweden’s Hexagon Group andmaintains U.S. headquarters in Norcross, Ga. The company also specializes in offering digital airborne and light detection and ranging sensors for the geospatial industry.

Image courtesy of Aibotix.

Read the full story.

Comments are closed.