Entries by Jeff

Parrot Sequoia Cameras Now Available

Parrot Sequoia multispectral cameras are now available and shipping regularly as standard options on the E384 and E386. Contact us for more information or select the Parrot Sequoia option when checking out with either vehicle online.

Automated Optical Crack Detection in Pavement

At Event 38, we build drones for data collection, sensors and post-processing software. That puts us in the unique position of being able to support the full workflow from flight to results but also gives us all the tools we need to explore novel applications for drone data. Today, we’ll investigate the capability of drones […]

E384 and E386 add Sony QX1 Support

The Event 38 E384 and E386 now support the Sony QX-1 camera. With a 20MP APS-C sensor and compact body, the QX-1 is able to collect data in landscape orientation further increasing the mapping efficiency of the Event 38 fixed wing platforms. See our fixed wing drone section to learn more.

Color, NIR and NDVI imagery According to Iowa State

The Integrated Crop Management News, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program recently published an informative article on how to choose the right imagery, in regards to best management practices for Color, NIR, and NDVI imagery. Read the full article, here or continue on below: May 17, 2016 via Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Integrated Crop Management  […]

Process Maps, NDVI and 3d Models for Free

With the Drone Data Management System™ officially out of beta testing, I thought it would be helpful to go through and show new users how they can still use it to process orthomosaics, NDVI maps and 3d models with imagery from any drone for free. This isn’t intended to be a comprehensive guide to mapping techniques, but I’ll […]

Proving ROI through Drone Stockpile Measurement in Mines and Quarries

Event 38 recently completed a case study on the use of drones for mining and quarry applications. In cooperation with a customer operating dozens of quarries, we compared and analyzed the accuracy and resource cost of using the E384 and Drone Data Management System™ with manual measurement to determine stockpile volumes. We found that switching […]