Agisoft PhotoScan: Benefit from latest version 1.2.0

4. December 2015

New Agisoft PhotoScan version 1.2.0 out now. For all customers with a valid licence key can upgrade for free. Ascending Technologies recommends to update soon to profit from diverse improvements. Besides Topcon and Agisoft sign a partnership agreement for UAS photogrammetric software to improve the processing of Topcon Falcon 8 and Sirius Pro generated data and to further expand the [...]

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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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Sky-Futures USA Awarded Section 333 Exemption Permitting use of Drones for Oil and Gas Inspections

17. March 2015

Sky-Futures USA, a Houston based company offering drone inspection services to the Oil and Gas industry is today awarded a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Section 333 Exemption permitting the use of its AscTec Falcon 8 drone from Ascending Technologies in the United States National Air Space (NAS). AscTec Falcon 8 – the UAV / drone for oil and gas inspections [...]

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AscTec Falcon 8 – multispectral & multifunctional

3. March 2015

Drone-based bridge inspection and geodata provided by Orbiton after the collapse of Skjeggestad bridge on February 2nd helped determine that the bridge had to be demolished as quickly as possible due to danger of further collapse. Decommissioning was to be carried out using explosives as part of a complex operation which involved danger of a massive quick clay landslide. Once [...]

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AGROEXPO – Drones for Agriculture

30. January 2015

AGROEXPO, Spain. Our certified retailer from “The Drone Institute” Alexis Noguer conquers Spanish skies with the AscTec Falcon 8. After the AscTec Falcon 8 got approved and recommended by the Spanish authority SENASA for professional, civil drone use, now the way for operations of drones for agriculture, wood and forestry is opened. Including the AGROEXPO. The international exhibition AGROEXPO focuses [...]

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Cyberhawk’s Offshore ROAV Oil and Gas Inspection Video

16. January 2015

Cyberhawk’s latest Offshore Oil and Gas Inspection video shows how far we have taken this technology and what the major benefits of using an ROAV are to the asset owner. The capability to deploy Cyberhawk’s Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicle from anywhere on an offshore installation; or from a nearby vessel/barge means the ROAV inspection scope is not affected by possible [...]

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UAS Oil and Gas Emergency Inspection Service by Sky-Futures

14. January 2015

Case study 1: Emergency offshore inspection in extreme weather. Sky-Futures are the global leaders for offering oil and gas inspections using UAS. On Christmas Eve, Sky-Futures received a call for the deployment of a UAS inspection team for an emergency inspection offshore due to a damaged access hatch on a flare tower. It was posing a risk of falling onto [...]

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Market leader UAS for civil use

2. July 2014

The Business Geomatics Special “Market leader UAS for civil use” portrays a current research project from the Bauhaus-University Weimar (BUW): Analysis of the current state of buildungs and objects according to DIN 1076  with the AscTec Falcon 8. Read more: [German Version]