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DJI Inspire 3 Review

In-depth review of the DJI Inspire 3 filmmaking drone. Learn about its key features, including the powerful X9-8K Air gimbal camera, and how the DJI Inspire 3 will empower aerial filmmaking workflows.

New Remote Drone Management And Live Streaming Platform For Public Safety

DroneControl™ FirstResponder is a new Peer-to-Peer encrypted live streaming and drone remote control software designed for the emergency services. Built for DJI Enterprise drones, stream real-time video and audio and take control of the drone and gimbal remotely using virtual joysticks.

BIM Vs Digital Twins For AEC And The Role Of Drones

In-depth comparison between BIM and digital twins. Find out the differences between BIM and digital twins and how they can be used throughout the lifecycle of an AEC/infrastructure project, and how drones can collect real-time data to develop these digital assets.

Drone Mapping with Emlid Reach Receivers And RTK/PPK Modules

How the Emlid Reach ecosystem can bolster drone surveying workflows. This includes using the receivers as a base station with an RTK-capable drone and deploying the RTK/PPK modules for precise UAV mapping with less ground control points.

Addressing Data Security Concerns with DJI 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.

Laser Rangefinder Drones: Benefits and Applications

Find out the benefits of using a laser rangefinder on DJI drones such as the M300 RTK, M30 Series, and DJI Dock drone-in-a-box. Deploy the laser rangefinder to measure the distance to a target and obtain precise GPS coordinates. This can benefit applications such as public safety, search and rescue, and inspection.

Drones Save Balfour Beatty VINCI £5m On HS2 Project

    Balfour Beatty VINCI will save £5m and improve safety by deploying drones during the construction of HS2 –Europe's largest infrastructure project. Upgrading to the DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise has helped BBV cut drone surveys by more than 50%, compared to using the Phantom 4 RTK.

Drone In A Box For Agriculture

A drone in a box, like the DJI Dock, can benefit the agriculture sector. Conduct automated flights to collect real-time, on-demand data for crop monitoring, disease control, irrigation management, and security. A precision agriculture workflow increases productivity, sustainability, and profitability.

DJI Enterprise Drones: Firmware Updates

Firmware updates have been released for the DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise Series, DJI M30 Series, and DJI M300 RTK. Key features include POI for Mavic 3 Enterprise Series, Smart Low-Light Photo for M30 Series, and Zenmuse L1 calibration prompts during manual flights with the L1 and M300 RTK.

Drones, GDPR And Privacy

In-depth guide on drones, GDPR and privacy. Find out how you can implement a robust data protection strategy, allowing you to collect aerial data while adhering to GDPR and respecting people's privacy.

Firmware Update (v06.01.06.06) For DJI Mavic 3 Enterprise Series

DJI has released a firmware update for the Mavic 3 Enterprise Series. Benefit from a range of new and enhanced features and functionality, including upgrades to benefit drone surveying workflows, such as extended Real-time Terrain Follow capabilities and added Point of Interest mode.

GeoSLAM Updates Connect Software

GeoSLAM has updated its Connect LiDAR data processing software. GeoSLAM Connect 2.3 features improvements to the Stop and Go Georeferencing workflow, and new ways to automatically georeference a point cloud.

heliguy™ Receives UK's First DJI Dock

heliguy™ has conducted commission testing of the DJI Dock in the UK. heliguy™ will be exhibiting the Dock at upcoming shows and will be staging demonstration days. As a DJI Dock partner, heliguy™ will help organisations integrate it into their workflows.

Drone In A Box For Surveillance, Defence, And Perimeter Security

A drone in a box, like the DJI Dock, can benefit security, surveillance, and defence applications. Operate on-demand, cover large areas quickly, and conduct automated and persistent operations for real-time situational awareness and decision-making for enhanced incident response.

How Skippy Scout Drone App Benefits Precision Agriculture

Skippy Scout is an innovative and automated crop scouting app for DJI drones. Collect data 20x faster than traditional field walking and benefit from high-resolution leaf-level imagery and AI-generated insights to make real-time decisions to increase agricultural productivity and ROI.

Heliguy partners with Drone Ag to offer crop scouting app and DJI Agras drone spraying training

heliguy™ and Drone Ag partner to offer an end-to-end workflow for deploying drones for agriculture. The partnership includes the Skippy Scout platform for fast and accurate crop scouting and the delivery of a dedicated DJI Agras drone spraying course.

Drone in a box for the construction industry

A drone in a box, like the DJI Dock, can be a powerful solution for the construction industry and AEC sector. Conduct automated, round-the-clock missions to monitor site progress on-demand, feed real-time data into constantly evolving digital twins, and conduct perimeter security patrols.

Environment Agency Raises Drone Safety Standards With Ofqual Level 5 Award

Environment Agency drone pilot says TQUK Ofqual-regulated Level 5 UAS Operations Manager course is invaluable, as part of organisation's commitment to enhanced operating standards and flight safety. The course, delivered by heliguy™, helps UAS programmes with safety management systems, risk mitigation, and governance.

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.