SLU from above

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We took these photos during a flight the day before Christmas. The hexacopter we’re using belongs to the educational lab Ljungbergslaboratoriet. The winter is not the best environment for electronics, but it’s better than rain. As you see below, it looks like a snowstorm when the copter takes off from the ground. We haven’t been… Fortsätt läsa SLU from above

A group of sheeps on the field.

Our latest airborne LiDAR acquisition

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Today I was doing some first analyzes of our latest airborne LiDAR acquisition in Remningstorp. I found a few cool stuffs in the visual checks of the data. The screen shot above shows a group of sheeps grazing on a field.

The route planned for todays automatic flight.

UAV flights

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The first of Ljungbergslabbets three multirotors is now flying. The hexacopter is built of a Tarot T810 frame and 3DR Pixhawk autopilot. The rest of the parts are designed with the goal of flying well with a total weight of 7kg. At the moment we have equipped the copter with a camera for image matching,… Fortsätt läsa UAV flights

Drones in the swedish news

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The swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter wrote an article about drones last Sunday. The article can be found on DN’s webpage: http://www.dn.se/nyheter/vetenskap/dronare-och-forarlosa-ubatar-hjalper-forskarna-att-forsta In the last sentences you can read about our new remote sensing lab, Ljungbergslaboratoriet.

Mattias visar upp labbets stolthet, en multirotor som kan lyfta med totalt 7kg!

Opening of Ljungbergslaboratoriet

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On the 23rd of October, the opening ceremony and open house was held at the new remote sensing lab, Ljungbergslaboratoriet. The lab includes top modern remote sensing equipment such as a terrestrial laser scanner, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) equipped with cameras and state of the art computers for processing 3D point clouds. The lab will… Fortsätt läsa Opening of Ljungbergslaboratoriet