True Autonomy: Introducing autonomy in concrete floor polishing

“We evaluated a variety of sensors. We did a study on sonar sensors and why they don’t work very well. We did it for LiDAR and we also did it for depth cameras. But you guys came up on top just as meeting all the requirements that we had”. – Michael Lawrence, CEO, True Autonomy

Flying for WildLife: LIDAR pushing the limits of altimetry and event logging

Flying for WildLife Trust is a non-commercial trust that was born out of a concern for the plight of Zimbabwe’s wildlife, with particular emphasis on elephant and rhino populations. The main objective of the trust is to provide Zimbabwe National Parks Wildlife Management Authority and other stakeholders with regular aerial surveillance and monitoring over wildlife areas and national parks at no cost.

SPH Engineering & UGCS SkyHub: Pushing the limits of altimetry and terrain following

LightWare SF30/D on DJI drone

SPH Engineering is a globally recognized provider of UgCS – UAV mission planning and flight control software solution. This constantly evolving software is used by drone pilots and professional surveyors worldwide – particularly in the areas of environmental, archeological, engineering, mining, agricultural and biological surveys. In fact, one aspect – UgCS educational program – aims to support universities with a safe and efficient tool to test innovative ideas around surveying and inspections using drones.