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Integrated ISR model using drones
ISR with airborne Thermal and Optical sensors Drones (UAVs)  are invaluable tools in surveillance and security as, along with various sensor payloads, it can play a role in ALL phases of ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) from initial Detection to the final Response. Two of the most commonly used sensors are thermal and optical cameras, which are very effectively deployed on mobile platforms such…
Drones and COVID-19
Responsive Digital Infrastructure in times of a crises. 4IR, COVID-19 and RECESSION The Novel Corona Virus has literally brought the globe to a standstill. The impact of social distancing during this pandemic is so massive that its effects on carbon emissions are visible from space.     Three (3) Overlapping Events (4IR, COVID-19, Recession) COVID-19…
VTOL UAV
Discussion: VTOL (Vertical Take-off and Landing) Fixed Wing The best of both worlds.   INTRODUCTION Technological innovation is about breaking down existing barriers, being able to achieve what was not possible before. Typically, the trade-off for consumers of drones always has been Hover time                      …
Commercial BVLOS drones
BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight).   THE NEXT BIG STEP Flying commercial long range drones BVLOS Being all the rage, drones have already had a big impact on our lives, industry in particular has benefited much from its introduction. But the real impact is still to come. The automation that comes with the current…
Drones thermal imaging: solutions for modern business
There has long been a strong market for thermal imagining. But industry advances, placing high-quality thermal cameras within drones, has opened up huge opportunities in everything from safety to surveillance, law enforcement to search and rescue. Thermal sensors are increasingly being used with drones, giving users the chance to ‘see’ from an aerial perspective, no…
Offshore oilrig inspections with Drones (Main Areas)
Drones demonstrating their value Offshore oilrig: With the advancement in drones and related technologies, drones are increasingly finding their way into various capital-intensive sectors such as Oil and Gas, both Onshore and Offshore. Increasingly, the world’s largest oil producers are using drones to supplement the work of their technicians. Given the complications and high costs associated…