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3DR combines drone imagery with Autodesk

3D Robotics’ new app, Site Scan, combines imagery from their construction drone, Mapbox maps, and...

November 30 2016
map design

Create data from drone imagery

Mapbox Studio provides a powerful workflow of uploading and visualizing custom datasets. But what if...

September 08 2016

Safer flying with AirMap

The FAA’s new rules for small UAVs mean that a lot more drones are going...


Sri Lanka UAV survey for disaster preparedness

The World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) has been using OpenStreetMap,...


Humanitarian drone mapping with UAViators

Last week drone pilots, humanitarians from NGOs like the Red Cross and GlobalMedic, platform companies...

October 12 2015

Hello from the Commercial UAV Expo in Vegas

Good morning from Las Vegas! Matt and I are kicking off the Commercial UAV Expo...

October 06 2015
data & OpenStreetMap

Mapping Cyclone Pam's destruction with drones

Since Cyclone Pam hit the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu on March 13 and 14, a...


Upload twice as much imagery with BigTIFF

In January we increased the file upload limit for imagery from 260 MB to 4...


World Agriculture Expo

I’m Tulare-bound today, headed to the World Agriculture Expo to talk with farmers, agtech software...

February 11 2015

SF drones and mapping GeoMeetup

Will and I are speaking at tomorrow's SF GeoMeetup on drones, mapping, and our new...


Upload massive satellite and drone imagery

You can now upload massive TIFFs to your account – up to 4 GB...

January 22 2015

Temporary Flight Restrictions mapped live on "Don't Fly Drones Here"

The FAA issues Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) to restrict airspace around VIP movements, natural disasters,...

October 21 2014

More storage for publishing drone imagery on

We just increased the storage included with Mapbox accounts. Our free Starter plan now includes...

October 20 2014
developer tools

Querying elevation data from drones

We’re now able to query elevation data captured from drone flights. The example below uses...

data & OpenStreetMap

Drone mapping for urban planning in Mexico City

Last week at ConDatos in Mexico City we joined forces with Laboratorio para la Ciudad...

October 07 2014
developer tools

Publish drone imagery on Mapbox directly from Pix4D

Today the drone imagery processing software Pix4D rolled out full integration with Mapbox, making it...

developer tools

DroneDeploy powered by Mapbox Upload API

DroneDeploy’s cloud-based drone management and imagery processing makes it simple to plan a mapping mission,...

developer tools

Raster imagery to Mapbox in one step

You can now add any GeoTIFF imagery from satellites, airplanes, and drones directly to your...

September 23 2014
developer tools

Mapbox GL video: Drone edition

Video in Mapbox GL: Drone edition This past weekend I flew my quadcopter over a...


Don't fly drones here

Unmanned drones like quadcopters and fixed-wing aircraft are at the center of new airspace regulations...

July 22 2014
data & OpenStreetMap

Creating Maps From Drone Imagery

On a beautiful day in Berkeley, the Mapbox team met up with 3D Robotics to...

April 04 2014
data & OpenStreetMap

Drone Adventures Imagery for Tracing in OpenStreetMap: Fukushima + Lima

Drone Adventures released four new UAV imagery layers of their recent deployments for tracing on...

April 03 2014
data & OpenStreetMap

Drone Imagery for OpenStreetMap

Last weekend we captured 100 acres of aerial imagery at 4cm resolution. It took less...

data & OpenStreetMap

Flying the Matterhorn with Drones - Working with Sensefly's UAV Imagery

We are working with Sensefly to map the data from their latest mission on the...


Drones at Tonight's Geo DC Meetup

If you’re in DC, join us tonight to talk drones over beers at the Geo...

October 02 2013

Using Google Fusion Tables to Add Real-Time Feeds to MapBox Maps

Last Thursday the United Nations opened an inquiry into the “civilian impact of the use...

January 28 2013