Commercial BVLOS drones

BVLOS DRONES (Beyond Visual Line of Sight). THE NEXT BIG STEP Flying commercial long range BVLOS Drones 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Fixed Wing Drones.

Fixed Wing Drones: When it is a better option. Drone Flight times Fixed Wing Drones vs. Multirotor Drones and the 1 hour barrier. A discussion about the ‘comfort zone’ of long range Quadcopters vs the competitive value of Fixed Wing UAVs at the higher-end where quadcopters hit the ‘1 hour flight-time limit’. WIDE SCALE ADOPTION of …

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Long Range Drone

THE SECRETS TO BUILDING AN EXTRA LONG RANGE DRONES (QUADCOPTER). A recipe for a long range drone DIY enthusiasts. When it comes to UAVs, Quadcopter or Fixed-Wings, the Holy Grail has always been: HOW LONG CAN YOUR DRONE FLY? Only a few manufacturers have perfected the art of optimizing available technologies to achieve maximum Long …

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UAVs in Construction

Construction Drones In the construction process the following types of data can be collected using the NEXTECH’s ATLAS-T platform:  – 2D Mapping: Visual, NIR and DEM.  – 3D Data: LiDAR  – Raw Imagery: Aerial, Thermal, Multi-Spectral   Construction Investment Monitoring Real-time awareness and accuracy have always been challenges on construction sites. Drones can used throughout …

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Drones in Oil and Gas industry – ( 6 Areas of Application)

 DRONES in Oil and Gas Industry: 6 areas to make a difference.   In the Oil and Gas industry, critical functions are: asset management and monitoring to assess production performance,  environmental and safety compliance,  overall integrity and other factors.  While the needs are straightforward, the complexities, risks and scale involved are immense: pipelines span thousands …

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Drones in car chases (anatomy of a pursuit in an urban setting)

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A discussion about the tactical advantages provided by an airborne drones in car chases compared to landbased operators whether on foot or in a vehicle. THE ANATOMY OF A DRONE-ENABLED VEHICLE PURSUIT IN AN URBAN SETTING Increasing urbanization brings various elements of society closer together a trend further exacerbated by contention for resources. Car chases, …

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PIPELINE MONITORING with Drones (when to use which payloads)

Drones in pipeline monitoring

DRONES in PIPELINE MONITORING Airborne Drones discusses how to implement drones in pipeline monitoring     INTRODUCTION Oil pipelines are vast infrastructures often in difficult terrains such as marshlands, hot desserts or frozen areas, or even areas of conflict. The length of main pipelines in Russia exceeds 280 thousand kilometres while in America it exceeds …

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