December 17, 2015
Aerial mapping company Bluesky is working with FATMAP to create ultra-high resolution 3D mobile maps of the world’s major ski resorts and other popular outdoor pursuit destinations. Bluesky recently completed a pilot project for FATMAP, capturing aerial photography and generating detailed height models in order to create a highly detailed 3D map of the Big
September 21, 2015
LONDON, Sept. 17, 2015—The U.K. Ministry of Defence has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract to support the Desert Hawk 3 programme and establish the small unmanned aerial system (UAS) as a Core Defence Capability. "Desert Hawk has served the U.K. military well in providing intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance to tactical warfighters," said Jay
July 28, 2015
Aerial mapping company Bluesky produced a prototype map showing where it may be unsafe or even illegal to fly Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones. Bluesky combined expertise in flight planning and 3D aerial mapping with various geographic datasets to come up with the concept of a UAV Flight-Restriction Map for the United Kingdom (UK).
June 17, 2015
Cobham Aviation Services (Cobham) and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) have today signed a Teaming Agreement to create an affiliation covering whole life support arrangements for GA-ASI products in the UK and Australia. The teaming arrangement focuses on the provision of support for the Predator® B / MQ-9 Reaper® Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) system currently in
May 5, 2015
The University of Reading in the United Kingdom has made progress on a new £12 million environmental science big data and analysis center called the Institute for Environmental Analytics. The institute is working to develop technology, skills and commercial enterprises to adapt to environmental pressures and extreme weather events.
March 19, 2015
March 19, 2015—The organisers of the UK’s largest geospatial event, GEO Business 2015, which takes place at the Business Design Centre in London from 27-28 May 2015, are delighted to present their most extensive commercial workshop programme yet, which explores cutting-edge technology and techniques to meet the needs of a rapidly developing industry. Caroline Hobden,
December 3, 2014
The U.K.’s National Physical Laboratory recently enhanced its ability to measure and map airborne emissions by putting a sophisticated differential absorption lidar instrument on a mobile truck.
November 25, 2014
Leicestershire, Nov. 25, 2014—Arguments about which UK city has the most polluted air could be put to rest once and for all thanks to a landmark new project that uses state of the art techniques to measure air pollution in city environments. A partnership between the University of Leicester and aerial mapping company Bluesky is aiming to improve
November 20, 2014
Leicestershire, UK, Nov. 20, 2014—Aerial mapping company Bluesky has published the first ever nationwide map of trees revealing the true extent of our ‘green and pleasant land’. Topping the charts at numbers one and two respectively are local authority districts Surrey Heath and Waverly both with over 40 per cent tree cover. Leafy Surrey, with some of the highest house
November 18, 2014
On 13th November at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire, AGI hosted a new look awards ceremony for 2014. This prestigious event brought together leaders from across the geospatial sector to celebrate the best of the year’s geospatial projects, as well as excellence in teaching and research. The compere for the evening was Professor Iain Stewart,