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October 25th, 2015
Vijayawada Plans GIS-based Drone Survey

After using Lidar technology, a remote sensing tool, to identify the under-assessed and un-assessed structures in the city, the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) is now exploring the possibilities of conducting a GIS-based drone survey to augment the exercise, besides using the technology for infrastructure planning.  As part of the survey, a special vehicle, equipped with five cameras, will capture 3D and 2D images of various structures, following which a unique code will be assigned to each structure. Read more via The Hindu