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Drones for wind turbine inspection

Drones are a safe, efficient, accurate, and cost-effective tool for wind turbine inspections. Find out how drones compare to traditional methods, how they benefit data capture, and which drones are best for inspecting windfarms.

Drones For Education: heliguy™ Helping UK Colleges Adopt Drone Technology

    UK colleges are increasingly incorporating drones into their curriculums –and are turning to heliguy™ for consultancy, supply, and training. Find out how Oldham College and Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) are introducing drones to help students working towards qualifications such as T Levels and HTQs.

Multispectral Drones: Benefits and Use Cases

In-depth guide to drone multispectral imagery. Find out how it benefits precision agriculture, land management, forestry, and environmental monitoring, and how drones, including the DJI Mavic 3 Multispectral, can increase the efficiency and accuracy of multispectral data collection.

Drones are changing the roof inspection industry

Drones for roof inspection have many advantages over traditional methods, offering a safer, more efficient and cost-effective data-capture solution. Find out how drones can improve roof inspections and the best drones to conduct roof surveys.

How drones can help the construction industry become carbon neutral

Drones can help the construction industry become carbon neutral and increase sustainability. Drones improve efficiency, reduce the need for transportation, and lower the carbon footprint of projects, helping the sector move towards a greener future.

2023 predictions for DJI and the drone industry

2023 is set to be another groundbreaking year for the drone industry. heliguy™ previews the year ahead, including the expected arrival in the UK of the DJI Dock drone in a box solution to empower remote monitoring and autonomous drone operations.

New Emlid Flow Mobile App For Land Surveying

Emlid has launched Emlid Flow, a mobile app for land surveying featuring new professional survey tools. It is an upgraded version of Emlid's ReachView 3 app, with enhanced features, and the new Emlid Flow 360 brings a cloud-based service to enable the remote management of survey data.

Heliguy partners with J.A.M.E.S to advance AME industry

heliguy™ Lab partners with J.A.M.E.S, to join and share expert knowledge into the first AME cloud-based platform focused exclusively on innovations in 3D printed electronics, merging technology, and redefining the electronics industry.

Data Security With DJI Enterprise Drones

A guide to data security on DJI's most advanced enterprise drones, which are bolstered with a robust suite of features to protect user data. This includes Network Security Mode to give users control over their data, AES-256 video transmission encryption, Cloud API, and SD Card AES Encryption.

DJI Mini 3 Vs DJI Mini 3 Pro

DJI has launched the Mini 3 drone. It is a stripped-down version of the DJI Mini 3 Pro, but is a more cost-effective option. Find out the differences between both drones in this in-depth review to help you pick the right aircraft.

Heliguy Drone OSC Consultancy Helps Commercial Pilot Obtain Ambitious Extended Permissions For Competitive Edge

The heliguy™ OSC consultancy has helped a commercial drone pilot achieve ambitious extended permissions, giving him the competitive edge to land extra job contracts and capture better shots for film productions. Richard Elliott said the process saved him huge amounts of time and wasted effort and made the unmanageable, manageable.

DJI Mavic 3 Multispectral vs DJI Phantom 4 Multispectral

The Mavic 3M is DJI's new multispectral drone for agriculture, land management, and environmental monitoring. Find out how it compares to the DJI Phantom 4 Multispectral and how the Mavic 3M's key upgrades result in more efficient and detailed data collection to maximise yields, analyse crops, and monitor the natural world.

heliguy™ partners with Terrasolid as end of free trial looms

Drone surveying specialist heliguy™ partners with Terrasolid to offer the industry-leading point-cloud processing software. Terrasolid's free trial of the UAV bundle finishes this year, so current users are encouraged to upgrade now through heliguy™. Drone bundles are available and Terrasolid is especially effective for processing DJI Zenmuse L1 data.

DJI Launches Mavic 3 Multispectral Agriculture Drone

DJI has unveiled the Mavic 3 Multispectral, designed for precision agriculture and environmental monitoring. The drone is equipped with a multispectral imaging system that quickly captures crop growth information to achieve more effective crop production.

UK Drone Open Category: Transitional Provisions Extended; Class Marks Removed

UK drone Transitional and Legacy provisions in the Open category will now be extended to 1 January 2026. EU class marks on drones will not be recognised in the UK from December 23, 2023.

DJI Mavic 3 Classic vs Mavic 3 vs Mavic 3 Cine

In-depth comparison between the DJI Mavic 3 Classic, DJI Mavic 3, and DJI Mavic 3 Cine. Find out the differences between the three drones, including performance specs and what's in the box, and which one is best for your aerial content creation.

Heliguy creates low-cost tactical dog camera

heliguy™ unveils UK-manufactured tactical dog camera to provide police with vital situational awareness. The dog camera benefits from advanced camera and image transmission technology from the drone industry. Cumbria Constabulary says the specialist device will transform its firearms operations.

DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise Series vs M30 vs M300 RTK

The Mavic 3 Enterprise Series, M30 Series, and M300 RTK make up DJI's premium enterprise drone line-up. Each platform has its distinct advantages and qualities: Find out which solution is best for your operations with our in-depth guide.

WATCH: DJI Dock in action at DJI AirWorks 2022

Watch exciting footage of the DJI Dock in action at DJI AirWorks 2022. The DJI Dock is an innovative drone in a box solution which will empower remote monitoring and autonomous workflows.

Reach RS2+ vs Reach RX: Which Emlid GNSS receiver is best for you?

Comparison between Emlid's two new GNSS receivers: The Reach RS2+ and Reach RX. Learn about their key features and differences to help you decide which one is best for your land surveying applications.