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From bizarre to brilliant, drones are rapidly gaining traction in the entertainment industry.
Image credit: Soleon (Agro with KDE Direct) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones, are reshaping the ways in which survey and mapping professionals operate. Industries that widely use UAVs for gathering data from the sky include utilities, construction, and agriculture because they can get in the air quickly and offer a more cost-effective solution than manned aircraft. Topographic surveys are a fundamental part of all land development projects. Mapping professionals and land surveyors work in urban environments and remote wilderness areas. The tools required to perform their jobs—tripods, total stations, GPS equipment, electronic levels, and...
In recent years, drones have been used to increase surveillance and transportation on projects, while simultaneously decreasing cost and theft. Rather than relying on human resources and heavy machinery, projects with UAS equipment (drones) can collect live data, create 3D renderings of a project, and transport goods for a fraction of the time and price.