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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…
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…
Drones in car chases (anatomy of a pursuit in an urban setting)
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,…
PIPELINE MONITORING with Drones (when to use which payloads)
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…
Drones in Search and Rescue (key advantages when time is critical)
Drones in Search and Rescue.  While drones are rapidly demonstrating its value across many industries, its application is particularly dramatic with drones in Search and Rescue operations where the extra range and reach of drones make it is presence felt like nowhere else. Unlike most other applications which are fairly routinized and predictable, SAR operations…
State of the Drone Market 2018 (end of the hype curve?)
THE STATE OF THE DRONE MARKET AT THE END OF 2018. Airborne Drones discusses the current state of the drone market and makes some predictions. It is fashionable at the end of a year to review the developments of the past year. Airborne Drones offers its own overview.   The biggest stories of the 2018….