Tag: Autel

  • RTK and Drone Mapping: Do You Need It? Is It Worth It?

    RTK and Drone Mapping: Do You Need It? Is It Worth It?

    Real-Time Kinematic (RTK) is a buzz term in the UA industry, one many pilots may not understand, even though they may be “mapping” with an uncrewed aircraft (drone).   When it comes to RTK and drone mapping, how necessary is the technology to a drone services provider?  Will it earn a services provider more money?…

  • LUTS, LOG, 10Bit, and Drones

    The latest trend in UA camera systems is an ability to record in 10bit file formats, as well as in LOG formats, which allow the use of Look-Up Tables (LUTs, often pronounced “Loots” and more generally pronounced “luhts”), providing significantly greater dynamic range. This greater dynamic range enables color matching, greater opportunity to color correct…

  • Is Information Security (INFOSEC) Important to Your UAS Program? (it should be)

    June, 2018 Last week I gave a seminar on various aspects of UAS in Public Safety, and a component of that discussion was information security/infosec. During the presentation, one officer from a California beach community made a comment while shrugging his shoulders, explained their use of a popular brand of drone sharing information with and…