Lunch Hour Reading

Mapbox announced the release of Mapbox Studio – Mapbox Studio is the successor of TileMill.

Developer uses drone video to demonstrate proposal – A New Berlin electronics guru saved the day for a group of technology newbies in the city of Delafield… McCormick had a radio-controlled drone equipped with a video camera flown at the various heights to illustrate the view tenants would have from the first, second and third floors of the proposed apartment buildings.

Yellowstone cracking down use of aerial camera drones – Just weeks after a visitor crashed a drone into Yellowstone National Park’s largest hot spring, park officials have filed criminal charges against the alleged pilot, and are stepping up their efforts to publicize and enforce a ban on unmanned aerial vehicles in the park.

Farmers turn drone technology to the skies despite cloudy regulation – Experts predict that the agriculture industry may soon account for roughly half of all drone flights in the United States.

Measuring crop health from the sky just became a lot easier – Research scientist Aymn Elhaddad presented a process at the 2014 ESRI User Conference in San Diego for creating maps built from various light spectrums to measure the rate of “evapotranspiration.” Measuring evapotranspiration created from NASA Landsat satellite imagery will allow farmers to check on the health of their fields on a day-to-day basis. It will also allow farmers to assess damage after a storm.

 

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