April 2020 News

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Oh Man…

Oh man, oh man, oh man…. Just what the heck is going on? Well, a few weeks ago I had all this stuff going on: getting ready to travel from one coast to another for conferences, preparing class presentations, renewing my passport just in case. Now, even though I’ve spent twice as much on groceries […] ...

New FAA Proposal Drone Pilots Should Know About

In case you were partying on December 31 and failed to notice your government at work…there’s a new document out for comment: 14 CFR Parts 1, 47, 48, 89, 91, and 107 [Docket No.: FAA–2019–1100; Notice No. 20–01] RIN 2120–AL31 Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft Systems In summary, this will require all drones, regardless of […] ...
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January 2020 News

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Michael Manning Rejoins Carlson Software as Sales Director for APAC

MAYSVILLE, Kentucky, U.S.A. (January 2020) – Carlson Software is pleased to welcome back Michael Manning, this time as the Director of Sales for the Carlson Software land development product line in the Asia-Pacific Region. These products service the agricultural, aerial mapping, civil engineering, construction, data collection, GIS, and surveying industries. Manning, who is based near Brisbane, […] ...
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Carlson Introduces New Functionality & Simplified Pricing for PhotoCapture Photogrammetry Software

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, U.S.A. (October 28, 2019) — A new powerful version of Carlson’s post-flight photogrammetry software, PhotoCapture, was released on the opening day of Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. The latest release introduces both new features and updates to the cloud-based processing software. The latest release of PhotoCapture includes improved workflows for […] ...

You Don’t Need a Drone to Reap the Benefits of Photogrammetry

Let’s say you’ve got a 30-acre site, gently rolling, open – just the place for the new shopping center or car dealership. You’re to deliver a topo survey with 2’ contours. Twenty years ago, you would have sent a crew of three. Today, because of the improvements in surveying instruments, you only send two. Back […] ...

July 2019 News

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Understanding Carlson Photo Capture’s new Project Report

Y’all know that guy. Heck – you might be that guy – the one who, at closing time, reminds the band that they haven’t played “Freebird”1 yet, and really need to, before laying down the sticks and axes for the evening… Only to be told “Maybe next time.” Well, here at Carlson, we do take […] ...

A Note from the President’s Desk

The fundamental measurement technologies today are lasers, GNSS, and photo. These technologies are augmented by various MEMS devices like inclinometers and gyros that detect tilt and direction. Carlson Software is deeply involved in all these technologies. Software drives these technologies and the newest frontier in measurement, photogrammetry. We are very pleased to announce that we […] ...
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