LightWare saves UAVs from hard to detect power lines
The best technology for detecting overhead power lines is LiDAR. With its small beam divergence, LiDAR can pinpoint the location of overhead lines to ensure they can be avoided.
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
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.