Topcon @bauma: Digital Construction 4.0

13. April 2016

“Digital Construction 4.0 – the next generation in construction” – this is motto under which Topcon is presenting itself as one of the prime providers offering visions and infrastructure construction solutions at the bauma 2016 in Munich. Industry has evolved and moved from one generation to next with improvements in processes, practices, capabilities and value. Industry 4.0, the fourth industrial [...]

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Bridge Inspection with Drone / UAV / UAS

11. February 2016

Bridge Inspection with Drone: Bridge inspections are benefitting by a drone-driven building stock classification system. Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also called drones and UAVs, create detailed and precise orthophotographs, 3D scale models, and frequently monitor structures for deformation. Bridge inspection – from report to report Usually a bridge inspection begins with the review of the previously done bridge inspection reports. [...]

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Drones for the Inspection of Construction Works

15. January 2016

You can use high-tech drones for the inspection of roofs, construction works and energy efficiency. The deployment of flying robots (drones / UAVs) will reinforce the construction industry. Drones can provide essential information quite quickly on demand for: condition assessment, damage detection, energy efficiency controls of roofs, facades and buildings in general. Inspect and survey from all perspectives The Dach+Holz [...]

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Renewable UK: Cyberhawk launches special wind turbine inspection service

6. October 2015

Cyberhawk Innovations, the world leader in aerial inspection and surveying using Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicles (ROAV), also known as UAVs or drones, has marked its busiest ever year in the renewables sector with the launch of a commercial scale inspection solution for wind turbine blades. Drone inspection solution for renewables sector This year, Cyberhawk’s work in the renewables sector has [...]

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Ascending Technologies @ INTERGEO

3. September 2015

AscTec Falcon 8 + AscTec Trinity @ INTERGEO: UAS developer Ascending Technologies will be at the exhibition for geodesy, geo information and management in Stuttgart from 15.–17.9.2015. We are looking forward to meeting you there and discussing new possibilities in embedded technology with you in person. Ascending Technologies will introduce some newly developed features and payloads for the AscTec Falcon [...]

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AAIR: The Drone Generation

25. August 2015

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few years, you have no doubt figured out that we are in the midst of a “drone revolution.” It seems these days, everywhere you turn, the technology for unmanned aerial vehicles or systems (UAV or UAS) is pushing its way into the mainstream of our society. Amazon, Google and [...]

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HUVR: Data Analytics for Industry & Agriculture

12. August 2015

HUVR is an FAA approved data analytics company using drones (UAS) to inspect industrial assets and large acreage for precision agriculture. Now the US-based company has launched with a $2 Million Funding. $2 Million funding for drone applications HUVR delivers actionable data analytics to reduce operation expenses for wind and solar, oil and gas industry, precision agriculture companies. The investment [...]

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Topcon announces partnership with Ascending Technologies for UAS worldwide distribution

31. July 2015

Krailling, Munich, Germany – Topcon Positioning Group announces a worldwide distribution partnership with Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) provider Ascending Technologies. The agreement gives Topcon exclusivity for the global distribution of the AscTec®Falcon 8 rotary-wing model, the GeoEXPERT and the InspectionPRO sensing and feature packages. “We are excited to add the brand new Topcon Falcon 8, powered by Ascending Technologies, to [...]

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UAV inspection & survey of Germany’s highest dam

26. June 2015

Reservoirs and dams today are part of a complex water industry systems. Thorough maintenance and complex servicing operations are highly safety critical. Reservoirs’ providers maintain, preserve and manage reservoires and dams according to the directives of the Federal Water Act. However material and plant inspections are still quite expensive. We successfully tested latest UAV technology to support that work quite [...]

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UAV- / Drone-based documentation 3.0

25. May 2015

vistaplus offers a visual documentation tool for projects in the construction industry, landfill- and landscape area, as well as to the issues of quality controlling and occupational safety: vistadoc. Web-based documentation per UAV / drone For many years the experienced UAV pilot Peter Burri and CEO from vistaplus has been working with the Bavarian octocopter AscTec Falcon 8. Focusing on the construction [...]

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