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18/09/2019
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DJI unveils two new payloads for M200 Series

DJI has unveiled two new payloads for the M200 Series of drones – a methane gas detector and a bright spotlight. The AILF Instruments U10 UAV Based Laser Methane Leakage Detector is a lightweight, high-sensitivity gas detector based on Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy (TDLAS), which enables rapid identification of methane from up to 100 metres away, or at a concentration as low as 5ppm.m. The Wingsland Z15 is a bright, three-axis stabilised gimbal spotlight with high power beads. With a maximum power of 48W and an operating range of... Read More

18/09/2019
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Transforming Agriculture With Drones – Heliguy Teams Up With MicaSense

DJI Gold Partner Heliguy has added more world-class technology to its stock pool by teaming up with leading American brand, MicaSense, to offer high-quality imagery to our agricultural clients. The strategic partnership will allow UK-based Heliguy to sell MicaSense’s smart sensors, the Altum and RedEdge-MX, which are at the forefront of the industry and can be integrated with a range of DJI enterprise drones. We are proud to announce that MicaSense multispectral sensors are now the latest payload offering from Heliguy. The reliability and precision of our sensors, coupled with... Read More

17/09/2019
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Heliguy named National Winner in 2019 European Business Awards

UK drone specialist Heliguy has been named as a National Winner in the prestigious 2019 European Business Awards – one of the world’s largest business competitions – and will now battle it out with the best companies across the Continent. Chosen from hordes of entries, DJI Gold Partner Heliguy wowed a panel of independent judges – including business leaders, politicians and academics – to be selected as one of the UK’s elite in the Customer and Market Engagement Award with Turnover of €0-25million category. To be chosen as a National... Read More

13/09/2019
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Stop a Drone Attack: Detection And Defence Systems Put To The Test

Innovative solutions to defend against a rogue drone attack – including Heliguy’s DJI AeroScope and OpenWorks Engineering’s net capture technology – have been demonstrated at counter UAS events. The Drone Detection and Mitigation Demonstration was staged by Operational Solutions Limited (OSL) last week (September 11 and 12) and welcomed a worldwide audience of delegates in association with GTI Aviation Training. Heliguy is a DJI AeroScope expert and has integrated the sophisticated system with OSL’s high-tech FACE interface. This layered solution has already been installed at major UK airports. Other key... Read More

06/09/2019
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Hurricane Dorian: Why Drones Are The Go-To Tool After Freak Weather Events

As Hurricane Dorian threatens the USA after devastating the Bahamas, we take a look at how drones can play a crucial role in helping safety agencies mitigate the damage and after-effects of freak weather events. Extreme weather has been increasing in America over the last 50 years, including more heavy downpours and hurricanes. In fact, some of the costliest hurricanes on record have occurred in the last decade; namely hurricanes Sandy (2012), Harvey (2017), Maria (2017), and Irma (2017). And now the raging Hurricane Dorian has left a trail of... Read More

05/09/2019
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Heliguy To Speak At DJI AirWorks 2019

Heliguy, the UK’s leading drone supplier, is delighted to announce that we have been personally invited by DJI to speak at this year’s AirWorks conference in California. As one of DJI’s largest and most trusted European enterprise channel partners, Heliguy is the only UK-based DJI supplier to be presenting a talk at AirWorks and joins an esteemed list of global industry experts who will speak at the prestigious event, which is being staged at Los Angeles’ renowned Westin Bonaventure Hotel later this month. Ruairi Hardman, Business Development Manager at DJI... Read More

02/09/2019
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How Drones Have Transformed Energy Inspection

Increased accuracy, raw efficiency and enhanced safety – DJI drones are transforming the way that companies around the world are conducting energy inspections. Whether it is for wind, solar or power line checks, businesses are increasingly turning to drones for this type of work, with UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) yielding a real return on investment (ROI) across the sector. In fact, a white paper – entitled The Case For Drones In Energy – published by American-based aerial intelligence firm, Measure, states that one international energy company realised a 95% ROI... Read More

30/08/2019
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Police Officers Deploy Drone Less Than 48 Hours After Completing Heliguy ES-DOT Course

Two newly-qualified team members from Derbyshire Constabulary’s drone team were called into action less than 48 hours after completing Heliguy’s Emergency Services Drone Operators Training (ES-DOT) Course – filling a vital gap in operational capability. PC Nick Rice and PC Alex Boniface used DJI drones – supplied by Heliguy – to provide vital situational awareness of a live firearms incident and following a fatal road-traffic collision (RTC). Thanks to the comprehensive training they received during Heliguy’s ES-DOT Course – which culminated in their practical flight assessment – the officers felt... Read More

16/08/2019
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RoboMaster Competition Shows Robotics Is Cool

Aspiring young engineers and university students from across the world have battled it out in the annual RoboMaster competition – coinciding with plans by Heliguy to teach children valuable coding and programming skills and to make robotics relevant and exciting. Heliguy – the UK’s leading drone expert – is keen to work with schools to promote and develop STEAM – the educational approach to learning that uses science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue and critical thinking. Utilising our experience in the... Read More

14/08/2019
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WATCH: Police Use Drone During Climate Change Demonstration

Drone footage from West Midlands Police shows how the Force safely policed the Extinction Rebellion demonstration, in Birmingham. West Midlands Police – which has a number of DJI drones supplied by Heliguy – captured the footage from a height of around 70 metres. The footage offered a unique perspective of the climate change demonstration, which was staged earlier this month. The aerial view gave officers useful situational awareness of the campaigners’ movements and behaviour, as well as the flow of traffic, which was disrupted because of the protestors. West Midlands... Read More