Tag Archives: Maps & Surveys

Travelers offers some help from above for hurricane victims

It is a new approach to helping their customers and “learning on the fly” was part of the education at Travelers Insurance Windsor campus, also known as Claim University. For the past year, Travelers has taken to the skies using … Continue reading

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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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