UAV Culvert Mapping

This is another area of survey work which is becoming popular for UAV surveys. Due to the nature of a culvert, there are a load of potential health and safety …

Using Drones for Lidar Surveys

What is Lidar?   Lidar is an acronym for “light detection and ranging.” This means using light waves (lasers) to collect data. The light pulses as they are called bounce of …

Photogrammetry Drones

Photogrammetry is the process of collecting data that can be used to create a high-resolution 3D model or 3D map. There are various drones out there for the job, they …

Construction inspections using drones

Construction drone inspection Construction projects and job sites vary which means that traditional survey methods cannot always be used. Thanks to advances in drone technology, drones can be applied to …

Drones for Bridge Inspections

Inspecting bridges can be an expensive, time consuming and a dangerous activity. The traditional methods require multiple staff often with a range of different training requirements such as confines spaces …

Drones for Railways

The use of remote sensors especially drones has become the norm when working on the rail network of the UK and beyond. Drone technology has advanced to such a degree …

Photogrammetry Surveying

The Task The client in this case wanted to create a detailed aerial orthomosaic of an area of natural beauty bordering the Dartmoor National Park. Methods The only cost-effective way …

Drone with Thermal Camera

Thermal imagery has been used by various organisations including the emergency services for many years. From a commercial drone it is easy to see imagery that would have only previously …