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Case Studies & Uses

23/04/2020

Drone Mapping With DJI Terra

UPDATE (April 23, 2020): DJI has unveiled a new Electricity License with optimisations made for 3D powerline reconstructions. DJI Terra is a software tool that transforms drone data into digital 3D models and maps for easy analysis and decision-making. DJI Terra allows you to capture, analyse and visualise your environment DJI Terra enables businesses and organisations using DJI drone technology to capture, visualise and analyse aerial images for a wide variety of applications across the public safety, construction, infrastructure, agriculture and film industries. DJI has also recently announced that an... Read More

02/04/2020
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Heliguy Delivers Drone Pilot Training To Network Rail

Heliguy delivers training to Network Rail as the organisation aims to expand its team of drone pilots; Network Rail using DJI drones for infrastructure inspections and maintenance checks along its nationwide network – saving money, increasing efficiency and improving safety in the process; Heliguy assisting Network Rail with drone supply, servicing and training after winning a place on £2.6million Unmanned Aircraft Services framework; Network Rail praises Heliguy’s ‘well structured and well delivered’ training course, says Heliguy has delivered stock quickly, and is keen to utilise our R&D department. Heliguy has... Read More

26/03/2020

Flying In A Desert Environment With The DJI M600 Pro

Global drone services provider CG Labs successfully completed a challenging mission in the Middle Eastern desert using the DJI M600 Pro. The drone was flown for image collection and mapping; The drone stood up to scorching heat, and sand and dust, and outperformed a fixed-wing model; Heliguy’s in-house technical team integrated the drone with a Canon EOS 5DS DSLR, as well as building a GPS module on top of the aircraft to allow full GPS tagging; Find out how CG Labs operated in Saudi Arabia, including securing the necessary permissions,... Read More

25/03/2020

Five Ways A Thermal Camera Drone Can Help You

Drones with a thermal camera are helping to increase efficiency, improve safety, and maximise return on investment; Professionals are benefiting from drones and thermal cameras across a range of sectors, such as public safety and industrial inspection; Key tools include the DJI M200 drone series integrated with an XT2 thermal sensor, and the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual which has a thermal sensor built in; Read a collection of success stories which highlight the benefits of this technology; Find out how DJI Gold Partner Heliguy can support your enterprise drone... Read More

13/03/2020
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DJI Leads The Way As Public Safety Drone Use Rises In U.S.

Center for the Study of the Drone At Bard College has published the third edition of its Public Safety Drones report, which shows public safety drone use in the U.S. is continuing to rise; DJI drones – as sold by Heliguy USA – are the most popular choice of UAS for public safety agencies in the U.S; At least 1,578 state and local public safety agencies in the U.S. have acquired drones; 70% of disclosed public safety agencies with drones work in law enforcement; California, Texas, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Florida... Read More

11/03/2020
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Atkins Using Drones For Increased Efficiency

Atkins, a member of the SNC Lavalin Group, is using drones for increased efficiency, improved safety, reduced costs, and high-quality data capture; Heliguy completed a custom build for Atkins – integrating a Sony RX1R II sensor with a DJI M600 Pro drone; Atkins praises Heliguy’s ‘design and development focus’ and describes M600 Pro as a ‘tried and tested system that provides high levels of redundancy and confidence when operating’; Check out eye-catching 3D models of a listed mansion house, created by Atkins using the DJI M600 Pro and Sony RX1R... Read More

05/03/2020
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Drones Are Vital – First Responders Tell Senators

First Responders from Alameda County Sheriff’s Office and Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District – who both use DJI drones – share success stories with the Californian Senate Select Committee; Senators told that drones are an ‘absolute force multiplier’ and help public safety crews do their jobs more efficiently, effectively and safely; Senators urged to ‘remove any barriers’ which deter agencies from adopting UAS; Meeting hears that transparency was key to allaying initial public concerns about privacy. Drones are a force multiplier and are essential for public safety and enhancing disaster response,... Read More

19/02/2020
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Komatsu Expands Drone Fleet With DJI Phantom 4 RTK

Global construction firm Komatsu expands its drone fleet with a Phantom 4 RTK from DJI Gold Partner Heliguy; The drone will complement Komatsu’s current UAS capabilities; Komatsu chose the DJI Phantom 4 RTK because it is lightweight and a quick-to-deploy solution; The DJI Phantom 4 RTK is a next-gen mapping and survey drone, which can yield ‘high accuracy’. Global construction firm Komatsu has bolstered its drone fleet by adding a DJI Phantom 4 RTK to its ranks, supplied by Heliguy. The next-generation mapping and surveying aircraft will complement Komatsu’s current... Read More

18/02/2020
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Using DJI Mavic 2 Drones For Commercial Jobs

Find out how drones in the DJI Mavic 2 series – sold by Heliguy – have become important tools for commercial missions; Professional pilots use Mavic 2 drones to conduct road surveys, roof inspections, aeroplane maintenance, marketing and public safety; For some enterprise missions, the Mavic 2 drones have become the ultimate back-up/supplementary aircraft to the M200 series; Mavic 2 drones are ideal for a range of commercial missions because they are lightweight, extremely portable, and have an array of smart features; Heliguy has developed a cage for Mavic 2... Read More

24/01/2020
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DJI Inspire 2 And X5S Used For Queen’s Speech

DJI Inspire 2 drone and X5S camera, supplied by Heliguy, were used to film aerial scenes at Windsor Castle for the Queen’s Christmas 2019 Speech; The X5S captured stunning visuals and stable footage in heavy wind; Crowded Space Drones was chosen for the job. Director Andrew McQuillan said the shots would not be possible without drone technology; The drone and camera were supplied by DJI Gold Partner Heliguy. Andrew praised Heliguy’s supply and support service, including our industry expertise. A DJI Inspire 2 drone and X5S camera – supplied by... Read More