Potential Use of Drones in Data Acquisitions in Development Projects


Potential Use of Drones in Data Acquisitions in Development Projects

24 August 2017
Mandaluyong City

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) demonstrated the advantages of drones in developing projects. Recent advances in drone technology complement existing techniques, slotting neatly between large-area imagery from satellites and ground surveying. AIT also flew a drone and discussed its application to urban planning in combination with other information layers.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
24 Aug 2017 Presentation Mapping with Drones
A new and emerging technology, drone introduces a great potential for use in high-resolution mapping complementary to traditional surveying technologyand...
Sasanka Madawalagama
24 Aug 2017 Presentation Drones and its Applications
Drone is a relatively small remote-controlled or automatic pilotless aircraft. It is an innovative equipment well suited for use in urban planning related...
Manzul Kumar Hazarika


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