This is Part 1 of a three-part series. In this first installment, we’ll be covering everything you need to know to correctly prep for your flight for safe and accurate data collection. In Part 2, we’ll cover best practices for mission execution. In our final installment, you’ll find out the best ways to view, verify,… continue reading »
Earthworks contractors: get ready to turn the world upside down. You know how important it is to know what the terrain state is at the beginning of the project, and what it should be at the end of the earthworks phase. But relying on eyeballed estimates or an obsolete data model will more often than not result… continue reading »
March 20, 2017 – DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aircraft systems, and Skycatch, the leading enterprise drone cloud software platform announced today they are expanding their partnership and launching a 3D aerial mapping bundle, the Reality Capture Package. Featuring the latest DJI Phantom 4 Pro and Skycatch Pro subscription, the all-inclusive package will… continue reading »
Interested in using drone data for BIM, but not sure how to set up your workflow in a way that improves your bottom line? Don’t miss the the next Skycatch DJI live webinar: “DJI Drone Workflows for BIM Coordination Part 1” featuring The Beck Group, March 16 at 10AM PT! Save your spot at: http://skycat.ch/2mcdzjy Communication… continue reading »
In our newest update, we’re excited to announce 3D mesh sharing! Now you can share your 3D meshes with the world, just like our 2D map sharing feature. It’s a great way to easily share site progress with others, or embed your finished product into your website. Check out this interactive embedded 3D mesh of an… continue reading »
Skycatch and Stantec parter to offer commercial surveying system across North America.
Pilots and map makers, start your propellers! Today we’re kicking off our very first contest, Map Your Way to a Mavic! If you win, you’re going to get a drone data dream package – a brand new DJI Mavic Pro and ONE YEAR of our Skycatch Pro software plan! We’ll have two winners, one from… continue reading »
Up until recently, the majority of folks around the world have simply looked at drones as something cool to do, not fully understanding the insane money making potential drones offer. Before I get into the meaty details, we must first get on common ground. The following framework is something that must first be understood…. continue reading »
5 Awesome Ways To Bring Skycatch Data Into Your Construction Workflows: Introducing Our Direct Export Feature
At Skycatch we know that when it comes to construction industry workflows, the name of the game is immediacy and flexibility. When you need something, you need it now. Construction professionals depend on a dizzying array of tools, softwares and workflows they utilize on a daily basis in order to achieve their desired outcome…. continue reading »
This is the second in a series of articles on Part 107 and complying with FAA regulations. Check out Part 1 and subscribe to our blog to get automatically updated when the next one is published! This week, our guest blogger is Gil Aguilar, a certified flight instructor and sUAS operations expert who performs weekly… continue reading »
This is the first in a series of articles on Part 107 and complying with FAA regulations. Subscribe to our blog and stay tuned next week for “Tips from a 107 Certificate Holder, Part 2”! Part 107 was a huge leap forward for the drone industry, with the FAA peeling back many… continue reading »
At Skycatch, we’re constantly improving our tools so that you can make the most out of your drone data. In this newest update, we’ve built in new ways for you to preview your 3D files and easily share your data with others. 3D Point Cloud & Mesh Viewer We’re introducing two more amazing ways to… continue reading »
We’re excited to announce the newest update to our DJI iOS flight app! Our team worked hard to incorporate your feedback, and we’ve implemented some key features that we think will make capturing your drone data easier than ever. Full Screen Video With full screen video you can verify settings and functionality of the camera,… continue reading »
Thanks to your valued feedback, we’ve done some work under the hood to improve stability and performance of the Dashboard to make your experience even better. You can count on us to do this on every single release. We hope you’ll love the new and improved user experience and awesome new features, including: Automatic OBJ… continue reading »
Here at Skycatch, we’ve learned a tremendous amount from our customers using our platform and from our partners using a variety of systems for capturing aerial data. As you read this article, customers are flying drones at commercial job sites all over the world. The little known secret is that most people flying drones are… continue reading »
Read CEO Christian Sanz’s take on mapping Necker Island.
This morning, FAA rulemakers released a new bill that marks a pivotal moment in the use of drones in the United States. “Part 107,” as it’s called, is a long-awaited addition to federal airspace regulations that makes it much easier and cheaper to operate drones for commercial purposes (like surveying, inspection, and filming). For the… continue reading »
We’re excited to announce several exciting new updates today. The first is a feature called Flight Direction Control. This feature gives you the ability to set the flight direction in order to optimize for the shape of your flight area. Use Flight Direction Control to set the flight path relative to wind, terrain, and obstacles. COMMANDER… continue reading »
Skycatch launches COMMANDER iOS flight app for DJI drones.
Read Skycatch CEO Christian Sanz’s 8 page spread in Construction Global to learn how drones are building a better construction industry.