DAYTON, Ohio – Woolpert announced it partnered with Altavian to operate unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for aerial surveying and mapping data collection.
a producer of UASs, delivers affordable solutions by developing customized
unmanned aircraft that best correspond to a client’s specific application.
Woolpert and Altavian will partner together to operate UASs and process
surveying and mapping data collected by the technology.
is proud to enter the UAS market with our new partner, Altavian,” said Jeff
Lovin, Woolpert senior vice president and director of geospatial services.
“After a year of research and testing various platforms, Altavian proved to be
the most stable and accurate UAS platform on the market. UAS technology will
revolutionize the GS market over the next several years. We are already seeing
a demand with many of our federal clients and, more importantly, we see it
opening new opportunities for our firm.”
is key, and UAS are driving new and more cost-effective methods of gathering
the geospatial data that has proven invaluable to the modern economy”, said
John Perry, CEO of Altavian. “We are confident that Woolpert, a well-respected
firm in the industry with a proven commitment to safety, quality and
professionalism, will deliver the value and positive impact that UAS technology
will have on the many public infrastructure and commercial development
functions it supports.”
UAS provides a safer and less disruptive means of acquiring surveying and
mapping versus ground collection. A UAS also provides the ability to repeatedly
fly over sites for monitoring purposes, such as monitoring progress on a
construction site, which is not always feasible with existing aircraft.
Woolpert Partners with Altavian for UAS Data Collection
February 22, 2013