Continental Mapping Completes Successful UAS Project
(Sun Prairie, WI)—December, 2013—Continental Mapping Consultants, LLC was published in the December issue of Professional Surveyor Magazine highlighting an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) project completed by several of its staff and a group of local kids on the autism spectrum. The Taking Autism To The Sky (TATTS) project consisted of working with a group of 8 kids on the autism spectrum to build, learn to fly and complete missions with a UAS. The project culminated in a series of films made by the kids to highlight their experience.
The on-line version of the article can be found here on the Professional Surveyor Magazine web site.
The TATTS Project blog contains lots of video and imagery from the project including hardware specifications and is available here.
Links to several sample images are provided below:
- Base station - showing real-time video to 21" TV and goggles
- Photomosaic of a local farm - 15 aerial images
- Photomosaic of construction site - 18 images taken after hours