Posts tagged as UAV

New compact lidar released for UAVs

The Riegl miniVUX-2UAV is an ultra-lightweight (1,55 kg) airborne laser scanner, designed specifically for integration with drones (UAS/UAV/RPAS). The company has added this new miniaturized UAV sensor to its versatile portfolio of professional solutions for UAV-based surveying. This sister type of the proven Riegl miniVUX-1UAV sensors offers 100 kHz and 200 kHz PRR. With the […]

New waveform lidar product range launched

Riegl Laser Systems has launched and showcased an extensive range of waveform lidar products at this year’s InterGEO in Stuttgart, Germany. Its new VQ-780II and VQ-1560II airborne laser scanning systems (with a pulse repetition rate of 2 MHz and 4 MHz respectively) increases productivity for both high-point-density mapping and ultra-wide-area mapping. Furthermore, the VP-1 Helicopter […]

Drone used for major boiler inspection

Skyriders Access Specialists deployed its Elios SkyEye confined-space drone for the first time in the large internal space of the back-pass ducting at a major coal-fired power station in Limpopo. The back-pass ducting conveys the hot exhaust gases and fly ash to the precipitators, and ultimately to the smokestack. This space measures 6 m by […]

Mozambican mine adopts AUV technology

A mining company in the Moatize District, western part of Mozambique’s Tete province, appointed iGlobe Mozambique to assist with aerial acquisition, as well as partially process the data. Pilot staff at the mine are being trained to fly specialised drones using RTK technology. Ebee RTK+ and Trimble UX5 drones are used to fly an area […]

Complete point cloud data manipulation software

YellowScan has released its new software, CloudStation, which provides a complete solution to create and manipulate point-cloud data. CloudStation is the new proprietary software developed by YellowScan to generate and visualise your point-clouds. It allows users to extract, process and display data immediately after flight acquisition. The auto-generation of flight lines and the production of […]

Terrain lenses in aid of topography understanding

Virtual Surveyor’s six new Terrain Lenses in Version 6.3 of its drone surveying and mapping software enhance different aspects of the terrain in 3D to give users a better understanding of the topography mapped with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The software enables surveyors to generate accurate topographic end products from UAV data, bridging the […]

Thermal drone solution for solar farm inspections

SenseFly has introducing its new SenseFly Solar 360. Created in collaboration with software company Raptor Maps, it offers an efficient thermal drone solution that enables the automatic assessment of solar plant performance at a sub-module level. The solution combines the company’s eBee X fixed-wing UAV technology and Duet T thermal mapping camera with Raptor Maps’ […]

UAV lidar platform showcased at international conferences

Following the successful release of its new compact lidar platform at AUVSI 2019, Teledyne Optech, a Teledyne Technologies company, has attended two more conferences during May 2019 – SPAR 3D Expo and Conference and GEO Business 2019 – to exhibit its latest lidar survey and mapping solutions. Delegate at both conferences and the opportunity to learn […]

Compact thermal UAV for infrastructure applications

Parrot’s Anafi Thermal is lightweight (315g) UAV-based thermography solution comprising a drone with sensor and software. In addition to its built-in 4K HDR camera, it integrates a Flir thermal sensor. The solution allows professionals to view live thermal and RGB images (4K HDR) of surfaces, structures or at-risk areas as the drone flies over or […]