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How to Select a Lidar System for UAV Operations

On-Demand Webinar | Free

On-demand Webinar | Free

Regulatory changes allowing for the commercial operation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the national air space are driving a rapid increase in the use of such platforms for survey and mapping applications. The increasing availability of off-the-shelf UAV platforms at prices that are affordable for survey firms allows for the profitable deployment of UAVs on small projects or at an increased frequency than would be achievable or cost-effective using traditional manned platforms. This discussion will highlight what sort of considerations that users and organizations need to consider when making these decisions.



Martin Flood, Vice President, Special Projects, GeoCue

Scott Harrigan, Owner/President, Harkin Aerial

Mary Wohnrade, Owner/President, Wohnrade Civil Engineering


Brendan Thompson, Managing Partner, Wohnrade Civil Engineers



Danielle Gagne, Editorial Analyst