CompassDrone™ Launch Press Release

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Your One-Stop-Shop for Drone-Based Remote Sensing

CENTENNIAL, Colorado, June 22, 2016 –  The CompassFamily of businesses introduces CompassDrone™ to provide airframes, software, FAA Section 333 pursuit, services and support to Geospatial Professionals for UAS remote sensing data collection.  For industrial drone based Imagery, LiDAR or IR data collection projects, CompassDrone™ can match the right airframe and software to get the results to meet your requirements.

CompassDrone™ is a division of CompassTools and sells DJI®, Trimble Navigation Limited® and Swift Radioplanes® airframes with the processing software to produce products to support the imagery professional. CompassDrone™ is the first Industrial dealer for DJI®, the world’s leading drone manufacture.

“It is not just about cool pictures” said Hayden Howard, Vice President, CompassData®, “Geospatial Professionals need industrial grade tools to produce accurate high resolution solutions for their projects. CompassDrone™ is committed to providing the best solution for drone-based data collection.”

Fixed-wing and rotary wing drones are becoming an important tool to collect small and medium size areas of interest. Ideal for agriculture, mining, landfills, construction, tower inspection, golf course projects and more that require <5cm accurate images for design, planning, maintenance and volumetric determination. CompassDrone™ will support your organization to get FAA Section 333 exemption, purchase a complete bundle of airframe, software, training and services needed to make your next mapping project a success.

 

“It is the wild, wild west in the drone business today” says Mitch Tweedy, Product Manager at CompassDrone™ “Professional organizations are required to meet FAA standards for flights and need reliable equipment and processes that meet mission requirements and reduce potential liability.”

CompassDrone™ is your one-stop-shop providing services and spare parts for the airframe. Rental packages for qualified fliers to get systems on demand. Sales, rentals, support and training of GPS survey equipment for ground control measurement. Software packages and software as a service for data collection processing. CompassV&V validation software provides a standard reporting package to measure project accuracies. Image compression from LizardTech® to make moving large images more efficient. All the tools with the training and support needed for success.

About CompassDrone™

CompassDrone™ is a division of CompassTools, Inc. in Centennial, Colorado and part of the Compass Family of businesses founded in 1994, specializing in collecting high-quality, spatially-accurate data for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, photogrammetry, LiDAR and remotely sensed data. CompassDrone™ is a full service dealer for sale, rental or lease of DJI®, Trimble Navigation Limited®, and Swift Radioplanes® airframes. Basically if you need a drone for commercial use We provide software, services and training for drone-based data collection for industrial grade remote sensing projects.