Marc Cheves at American Surveyor provided this Popular Science article link on the proliferation of the use of UAS to map just about everything from wildlife inventories to cemeteries. If this technology wasn’t the top technology story in 2014 it will be in 2015.
Tudor Thomas got his start with the military. He then created a consumer UAV sales company, Drones Made Easy, after a successful Kickstarter campaign in August. Called Maps Made Easy, the app immediately found an audience among land surveyors, but it’s aimed at hobbyists too.
Hang on, this is going to be a wild ride.