Tag Archives: Maps & Surveys

ULC’s Fixed-Wing, VTOL Drone Designed for Utility Inspections

Last week, ULC Robotics Inc. says its new aerial services division successfully tested its newly developed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), a fixed-wing, vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft designed for utility inspections. The company says the commercial-grade drone has a … Continue reading

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From Helping Farmers to Saving Wildlife, Here Are 7 Ways Drones Are Being Used for Good

When you hear the word drone, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Probably the fact that they are used by the U.S. military for missile strikes. And that association is giving drone technology a serious PR problem. Drones … Continue reading

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Drones are used for everything from saving lives to land surveying, but training lags behind

The distress call went out at 4:15 p.m. Two hikers and a dog got lost in the woods after mistakenly straying from a trail near Devil’s Head, a mountain summit in the Rampart Range 40 miles south of Denver. Just … Continue reading

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Rutgers drone, at home in air and water, inspects Delaware Memorial Bridge

It’s a fish. It’s a plane. No, it’s a super drone. The use of a technology that may have been previously relegated to science fiction was announced Tuesday by the Delaware River Bay Authority (DRBA), which successfully utilized an innovative … Continue reading

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