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Documenting And Monitoring A Landslide Using An UAV

Following severe rainfall of over 200mm from 31 May to the morning of 2 June 2013 in Howald, east of Kaltbrunn in Switzerland, a large area of forest started to slip. The length of the main slide was...
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Microdrones Parcelcopter Enters Regular Service For DHL

Deutsche Post DHL’s parcelcopter project has entered its next phase, with Microdrones’ special copter going into regular service from the town of Norden in North Germany to the North Sea island of...
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Belgian Rescue Teams Use Microdrones in Disaster Areas

Airborne support in the search for survivors and land mines: in the wake of a natural disaster in Serbia/Bosnia and Herzegovina, rescue teams have been using German-made drones. This past May,...
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Belgian Rescue Teams Deploy Microdrones In Disaster Areas

Airborne support in the search for survivors and landmines: in the wake of a natural disaster this past May in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, rescue teams have been using German-made drones.
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Drone-based Monitoring of Boulder Beaches in Galicia, Spain

Low altitude flights by a microdrone were made in 2012 and 2013 over two boulder beaches in north-western Spain. Geographical information system software was used to map the data. Boulder outlines...
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Applanix And Microdrones evelop Industry Solution For Real-Time Georeferencing

Turn your unmanned aerialvehicle into a professional mapping solution with Applanix and Microdrones.
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Die Rheinpfalz

Scouts over the Tops (German Newspaper Article)
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MYVAN - powered by Mercedes Benz

And action! A Sprinter 2500 Van as mobile command center for Microdrones
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Microdrones In Test Flight For DHL

The market leading international logistics concern DHL has used a Microdrones md4-1000 for the first time to deliver a parcel.
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Unmanned Microdrones UAV Crosses The Alps

Siegen, 13th June 2013. On Wednesday morning, a Microdrones md4-1000 achieved something which no other quadrocopter had done before: equipped with a HD camera, in adverse conditions it crossed the...
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European Commission Strategy for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)

The development of drones (RPAS or Unmanned Aircraft Systems) started in the 50’s and matured rapidly in recent years in the military context. Drones are now entering the civil market, opening a...
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Test For High Voltage Interference

Microdrones in test lab for high voltage interference at Dresden Technical University.
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Aerial 3D Scanning With md4-1000

The use of so-called micro unmanned aerial vehicles (MUAV) as sensor devices is risisng steadily – in both the scientific and civil areas.
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DLR: Kontas Bench Testing For Certifying Components For Parabolic Trough Power Stations

Qfly (flying camera) for measuring parabolic trough collectors.
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UK Fire Service Using Microdrones md4-200

West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) is the first fire and rescue service in Great Britain to successfully use an unmanned aerial vehicle, which it has deployed since 2007.
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Measuring Sawdust From The Air

Ever tried measuring sawdust? The project to do so required a 3D model of three burial mounds. It was necessary to distinguish between three possible methods.
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Aerial Mapping With Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

With the growing need for orthophotography and Digital Terrain Models (DTM) comes a rise in the number of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), requiring for mapping with aerial images.
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Aerial Measurement Of Parabolic Trough Collector Fields

Instead of a stationary camera on the ground, QFlky is being used to take images of the curved collectors. A sensitive aerial camera takes the images, meaning that an almost completely automatic and...
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Innovative Technology In Pipeline Monitoring

In addition to conventional helicopter runs, Thyssengas launched a project to monitor high-pressure gas pipelines using lightweight, independent drones. This technique will either replace or be in...