Censys Technologies integrates lidar into Sentaero model drone | Geo Week News
It’s a new payload addition for the fixed-wing VTOL drone.
One of the more important developments in the world of surveying and mapping in recent years has been the increased accessibility in implementing drone technology with lidar sensors. We recently talked with SPH Engineering CTO Alexey Dobrovolskiy about the benefits for surveying by using lidar-enabled drone, which extends the possibilities of what can be mapped, including areas with heavy vegetation that other cameras and sensors cannot penetrate. It’s a market that is quickly growing, with one estimate indicating the market is projected to grow from $147 million USD in 2022 to $508 million USD. We can certainly expect to see plenty of companies jump on this market as it continues to grow, and Censys Technologies is one of the latest.
Censys Technologies, which builds remote sensing solutions for a variety of organizations and entities, announced last month that they will be integrating lidar into its fixed-wing vertical…