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Stockpile Surveys with GeoSLAM Mobile LiDAR
GeoSLAM mobile LiDAR scanners streamline stockpile surveys - vital for applications such as AEC and mining. The automated workflow, including go-anywhere mapping sensors and the GeoSLAM Volumes software, helps firms track stockpile inventory for enhanced site operations and supply chain management.
DJI Terra Update: Convert Drone Survey Data Into National Coordinate System
New firmware update for DJI Terra enables users to accurately convert their raw L1 and P1 LiDAR and photogrammetry drone survey data into a national coordinate system. For users in the UK, this will be OSGB36/British National Grid. This update streamlines this stage of the data processing workflow.
DJI AeroScope Mobile Vs DJI AeroScope G8 Portable
Comparison between the DJI AeroScope G8 Portable and DJI AeroScope Mobile drone defence systems. Find out why the G8 Portable is a more powerful solution, including greater detection range as standard, custom geofencing and remote monitoring/alerts, and how it can integrate into a layered drone defence ecosystem.
Deploy the CZZN Loudspeaker to communicate with ground crews, missing people, suspects or large crowds at major events. Relay your message from afar and use in conjunction with other payloads for mission efficiency.
The DeltaQuad Pro is a powerful, high-endurance VTOL fixed-wing drone with vast payload compatibility, perfect for large-area surveying. Combine the DeltaQuad Pro with dedicated fixed-wing GVC training from heliguy™.
We've partnered with Esri UK to empower the AEC industry with an end-to-end drone surveying and fleet management workflow, pairing our model of supply, support and training with Esri's industry-leading Site Scan software.
A thermal camera drone is a powerful tool which can save lives and cut costs, spotting defects and finding missing people. Start using a thermal drone today to benefit your operations, from public safety to industrial inspection.
Drone Gas Detection
Deploying a drone with a gas detection system is up to 60% faster than alternative methods. Safely and efficiently monitor hazardous substances from afar and quickly locate and identify their source, concentration and flow.
LiDAR Drone Trial
We conducted an industry-first UK trial of the L1 LiDAR sensor with Shell UK, Bilfinger, RUAS, and DJI. The verdict is that the L1 can 'revolutionise' integrity planning, digital twin creation and predictive maintenance in the energy industry.
RAE 1447 (in the past...NQE 1447) one of the oldest and most comprehensive certification centres in the UK. No guaranteed pass here, beyond the syllabus and keeping you safer.
This is what we have all been waiting for: 48MP RGB sensor coupled with a 640 x 512 thermal camera, 32x digital zoom, AES-256 encryption and with optional RTK for precise operation.
We supply drones to Premier League football clubs, including Manchester City, to help them gain bird's eye views of training sessions. This top-down angle enables players and coaches to achieve a much clearer perspective than a field-side view.
We believe this is the one area where you really begin to find out that you've chosen the right partner. A complex situation of repairs management, replacements, swap outs, warranty, crash support, data analysis and resolution with the manufacturer. Pick the wrong supplier and you could get 'stuck in the mud'.
Rebrand 2021 - S.E.D.
The America's Cup; Looking to rule the waves again. S.E.D. were asked by Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) to create a powerful new look for the America's Cup boat. The same company we enlisted to lead the rebrand of heliguy™.
So you have 2 options to protect your drone: heliguy™ Repair Refresh or DJI Care Refresh. Choosing Repair Refresh ensures our in-house tech team manages everything for you. Our tech department is fully-trained by DJI and has vast experience. heliguy™ does also offer DJI Care Refresh.
Drone Assistive Programme
You are a big company with expensive assets with exemplary Health & Safety standards. You can't just do a GVC course and let your employees on site. We've been working on this proposition for over 9 months in private with multiple large companies. A huge investment & collaboration with key stakeholders to create a comprehensive 'Global Drone Assistive' course with ongoing life time support.
From nighttime search and rescue missions to low-light inspections, a drone spotlight can be an essential tool. Southport Lifeboat crew described the Z15 spotlight - which can integrate with the M300 RTK and M200 Series V2 platforms - as an effective solution, even from as high as 400ft.
Mavic 2 Drone Cage
Designed by heliguy™ in-house, the lightweight and collision-proof Mavic 2 Drone Cage protects your drone and is ideal for inspection missions in confined or hard-to-reach places. This protective frame is a cost-effective addition to the caged drone market.
M300 RTK Super Combo
Comprehensive rental solutions enabling you to evaluate your ideal investment before committing to capital outlay. There are a number of significant advantages to rental that could allow you to reduce your business costs while gaining access to some of the best equipment available.
Terra Virtual Server
Get access to heliguy™ virtual server and experience the capabilities of Terra for processing data from your P1 or L1. Trial access available to see if the Terra is the software tool you want to invest in. Arrange an informal discussion alongside and get all your questions answered.
An element of heliguy™ never advertised until now. Multiple candidates taught in the field and classroom environment with tailored content. These courses are more intense and now account for nearly 40 weeks a year from our friendly and experienced training team.
Geographic Information Systems: It is crucial that surveying drones, sensors and software can be integrated quickly and effectively into your infrastructure process. At heliguy™ we always like to focus and do the core offerings really well so we have specialised in what we think is the most cost-effective solution in this field with highest ROI for effort. Standardised outputs so not to upset your traditional workflow.
We are one of the largest counter drone businesses in the UK, with installations covering large swathes of the UK's most congested airspace. We offer hardware supply, rental, installation assessment & configuration, installation integration, monitoring, licensing and training. If you need to find out what you are facing we can deploy G8 detection systems on rental in order for you to evaluate before commitment.
Operational Safety Cases: Special privileges granted by the CAA to fly closer or further than standard permissions allow. You need someone who is a technical writing specialist, has written lots of successful applications and who used to work in the CAA department which granted these permissions: Look no further than our consultant, Josh. The whole process will also bring you absolute clarity in terms of your operational procedures. Money well spent.
heliguy™ is an industry-leading UK drone specialist and a true one-stop drone shop.
We supply UK drone training accreditations issued from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and have a UK drone repair centre with expert DJI-trained technicians. All drone rentals and sales come with lifetime supportand exceptional customer service as standard.
heliguy™ Lab specialises in custom integrations, industrial grade 3D printing and product manufacturing for the drone industry, and we provide counter-UAS solutions through our layered drone defence solution built around DJI AeroScope.