About Amerisurv| Contact    
Magazine | Newsletter    
Flickr Photos | Advertise    
HomeNewsNewsletterAmerisurv DirectoryJobsStoreAuthorsHistoryArchivesBlogVideosEvents
Register to receive the Amerisurv Newsletter | Also See Our LiDAR News Newsletter | RSS Feed  
advertisement


Subscriptions
Sponsored By

Software Reviews
Continuing Series
     RTN
An RTN expert provides everything you need to know about network-corrected real-time GNSS observations.
Click Here to begin the series,
or view the Article PDF's Here
76-PageFlip Compilation
of the entire series
Test Yourself

Got Answers?
Test your knowledge with NCEES-level questions.
  Start HERE
Meet the Authors
Check out our fine lineup of writers. Each an expert in his or her field.
Wow Factor
Sponsored By


Product Reviews
Partner Sites

machinecontrolonline 


lbszone.com

GISuser.com

GeoJobs.biz

GeoLearn

 

Spatial Media LLC properties

Associates

ASPRS

newsnow 

  The American Surveyor     

Epson and DJI Announce Solution to Help Meet FAA ‘Visual Line of Sight’ Rules for Drone Operations Print E-mail
Written by Epson   
Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Rolling Out Later this Month, Bundled Offering of Moverio Smart Glasses and Optimized DJI Go App Enables Users to See What Drone Sees and Maintain Eye Contact with Craft

What: 
Optimized for use with DJI hardware, the Epson Moverio BT-300 Drone Edition glasses are now available for mining operations to enhance the safety, productivity and capabilities of DJI unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The combined solution provides a transparent, heads-up-display (HUD) to maintain a visual line of sight (VLOS) of the UAV, helping mining companies adhere to FAA regulations regarding VLOS while increasing the quality of the shoot.

The Moverio BT-300 Drone Edition comes pre-loaded with the DJI GO app for use with most DJI hardware.The Drone Edition glasses feature clip-on dark shades for use in bright sunlight as well as special fasteners that secure the Moverio controller onto the DJI phone mount for easy operation. The Moverio BT-300 Drone Edition has a suggested price of $799.

Drone photography is being adopted by many mining companies today for aerial videography to survey land for mapping deposit sites, mineral exploration, monitoring site conditions and tracking stockpiles. The imaging capability turns drones into the perfect airborne data collector.

Currently, drone photographers must peer down at a smartphone or tablet to view the drone camera feed. This is often difficult in bright sunlight, and unsafely takes the user’s eyes off the craft. With the Moverio’s first-person view (FPV) ‘screen’, pilots can see hazards such as trees, poles and buildings as well as more easily guide their crafts for desired camera views. 

With the glasses, drone pilots are able to see an in-flight HUD that informs them of everything from flight time to battery life, and even picture-in-picture maps in crisp 720p HD resolution.  In the near future, pilots will also be able to view on-screen data such as recording operations, speed, height and more as part of the Moverio’s augmented reality capabilities. For a video example, go here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhYPqF3aHUs

When:
The Epson Moverio BT-300 may be ordered here.

Who:
DJI maintains a 70 percent market share of the $2 billion consumer drone market, and its aerial platforms are used by two-thirds of businesses approved by the FAA to operate commercially. More than 600,000 UAVs are expected to be in use in 2017.

Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to connecting people, things and information with its efficient, compact and precision technologies. With a lineup that ranges from inkjet printers and digital printing systems to 3LCD projectors, smart glasses, sensing systems and industrial robots.

 
< Prev   Next >

deliciousrssnewsletterlinkedinfacebooktwitter

Amerisurv Exclusive Online-only Article ticker
Featured Amerisurv Events
List Your Event Here
please
contact Amerisurv


Google
 
AMERISURV TOP NEWS

Javad Intros
Total Solution

GOT NEWS? Send To
press [at] amerisurv.com
Online Internet Content

Sponsor


News Feeds

 
Subscribe to Amerisurv news & updates via RSS or get our Feedburn
xml feed

Need Help? See this RSS Tutorial

Historic Maps
Careers

post a job
Reach our audience of Professional land surveyors and Geo-Technology professionals with your GeoJobs career ad. Feel free to contact us if you need additional information.

 

Social Bookmarks

Amerisurv on Facebook 

Amerisurv LinkedIn Group 

Amerisurv Flickr Photos 

Amerisurv videos on YouTube 

twitter

 




The American Surveyor © All rights reserved / Privacy Statement
Spatial Media LLC
7820B Wormans Mill Road, #236
Frederick MD 21701
301-620-0784
301-695-1538 - fax