Are Drones Accurate?

  Are Drones Accurate? - For the common photogrammetry workflow, surveyors can count on accuracy of between 1 and 3 times the ground sample distance within the imagery collected by the drone. This is to say 1-3x the distance between the center of each neighboring pixel in the image, with typical processing software – so [...]

By | 2018-02-19T08:27:30+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Emerging Tech|0 Comments

Seiler Office Modelled with Drone

Seiler Instrument Corporate Headquarters Modelled with Drone By Eric P. Seiler The Seiler Instrument Emerging Tech team collected aerial data from their 7 acre headquarters site in Kirkwood Missouri.  Using a DJI Matrice 200 Series Drone, the building was captured in a single mission with a 20 minute completion time. After the collection of the [...]

By | 2017-12-21T10:55:34+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Emerging Tech|0 Comments

Seiler Office Modelled with Drone

Seiler Instrument Corporate Headquarters Modelled with Drone By Eric P. Seiler The Seiler Instrument Emerging Tech team collected aerial data from their 7 acre headquarters site in Kirkwood Missouri.  Using a DJI Matrice 200 Series Drone, the building was scanned in a single mission, with a 20 minute completion time. After the collection of the [...]

By | 2017-12-18T14:33:03+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Emerging Tech|0 Comments

Press Release: Seiler Instrument partners with GeoSLAM!

Seiler Instrument recently announced the latest edition to its Geospatial Emerging Technologies Portfolio - The GeoSLAM Zeb-Revo. The GeoSLAM Zeb-Revo is a lightweight, revolving laser scanner.  Handheld, pole-mounted, or attached onto your chosen mobile platform such as a vehicle or UAV and pass through your target survey environment to record more than 40,000 measurement points/second. [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:50:37+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Emerging Tech|1 Comment

Top FAQ’s on UAS/Drones (Part 2)

Top Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) on UAS/Drones - Part 2... With the explosion of the drone market or the more formal term, unmanned aircraft systems, we asked Travis LeMoine, our Emerging Tech Director and Drone expert to put together the following FAQ's. 1. What locations are restricted from flight? In altitude, the FAA restricts a [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:50:37+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Emerging Tech|0 Comments

Top FAQ’s on UAS/Drones (Part 1)

Top Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) on UAS/Drones - Part 1. With the explosion of the drone market or the more formal term, unmanned aircraft systems, we asked Travis LeMoine, our Emerging Tech Director and Drone expert to put together the following FAQ's.   1.  Is a pilot's license still required to fly a drone?  A: [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:50:37+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Emerging Tech|0 Comments

Seiler to host webinar on Part 107 Regulations- Video Link to Webinar

For those that missed our first webinar- FAA's Part 107 Regulations.  Here is the link to view - Click Here to register and view webinar.  Also, we have linked the Q&A asked from attendees.   View the questions (Q&A) here. The webinar covered regulations, registration, and outlined some ways to prepare for the changes to address [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:50:38+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Emerging Tech|0 Comments

Seiler to host webinar on Part 107 Regulations

On Wednesday at 2pm (CDT), we are going to host a webinar with some analysis of the FAA's part 107 and what it means for our customers.  If you have an interest in attending, please register here.  We'll cover regulations, registration, and outline some ways to prepare for the changes to address new business opportunities. [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:50:38+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Emerging Tech|0 Comments

FAA Announces New Regs for Drones

The FAA has announced new regulations today regarding UAVs and drones (to be in effect in 60 days).  We're excited for the coming changes to allow a much less cumbersome process to safe UAS flights.  Please see the links below for more info directly from the FAA. Fact Sheet Summary All 624 pages of the new [...]

By | 2017-11-07T23:50:38+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Emerging Tech|1 Comment