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DJI Mavic 3 Thermal vs DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced

In-depth comparison between the DJI Mavic 3 Thermal and Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced drones. Find out why the Mavic 3T is an upgrade from the M2EA and how it can be used for public safety, law enforcement and inspection.

DJI Mavic 3 Series vs Mavic 3 Enterprise Series

Find out the difference between the DJI Mavic 3 Series (Mavic 3, Mavic 3 Cine and Mavic 3 Classic) and the Mavic 3 Enterprise Series (Mavic 3E, Mavic 3T and Mavic 3M). The Mavic 3 Series is suited to cinematography, the Mavic 3 Enterprise is designed for surveying and inspection, the Mavic 3 Thermal is aimed at public safety, search and rescue, and thermal drone inspection, and the Mavic 3M is a drone for agriculture.

Heliguy and Venari Unveil UK’s Most Advanced Drone Support Vehicle

Dedicated drone support vehicle designed, developed and manufactured in partnership between heliguy™ and Venari. Custom-modified Ford Ranger is tailored for streamlined and efficient UAS operations, including bespoke ready-to-fly drone mechanism, built-in RF drone detection unit and other bespoke features.


In-depth comparison between the DJI Avata and DJI FPV. Find out which FPV drone is best for you. This guide compares each drone's camera, design specifications, safety features and control methods.

VIDEO: DJI Dock Testing Before Exclusive Demo At AirWorks 2022

Watch test footage of the DJI Dock drone in a box solution, ahead of its exclusive appearance and live demonstration at DJI AirWorks 2022, in Las Vegas, in October. The DJI Dock enables remote monitoring and autonomous workflows for round-the-clock operations.

DJI Avata: Which Combo Is Best?

Find out the differences between the DJI Avata Pro-View Combo, Fly Smart Combo and the drone-only package. This guide also features an in-depth comparison between the DJI Goggles 2 and DJI FPV Goggles V2 to help you make your decision on the best DJI Avata FPV drone package for you.

DJI Avata FPV Drone Review

DJI Avata is DJI's new FPV drone, offering an immersive and breathtaking flight experience for pilots of all abilities. It features built-in propeller guards, advanced safety features and powerful camera.

DJI Mavic 3 Certified C1 Class in Europe

DJI has just become the first drone manufacturer in the world to receive the C1 Class certification for EASA under new European drone regulations, with the DJI Mavic 3 being the first drone to receive this class rating.

GeoSLAM ZEB Horizon RT: Real-time survey data preview

GeoSLAM has unveiled the ZEB Horizon RT, which offers a real-time data preview. Compatible with most mobile phones, it provides a sample of your point cloud being created as you walk. The new solution adds extra capabilities to the powerful ZEB Horizon mobile LiDAR scanner.

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.

Heliguy Partners With DJI Academy To Deliver Free Drone Surveying Course

heliguy™ partners with DJI Academy to deliver a free online training course for the DJI Zenmuse L1. The course, prepared and presented by the heliguy™ in-house surveying team, features more than two hours of video content, providing end-to-end workflow support, including LiDAR data collection and point cloud post-processing.

Emlid launches RS2+ GNSS Receiver With LTE Modem

Emlid launches Reach RS2+ GNSS receiver for land surveying and drone mapping workflows. Reach RS2+ is an upgraded version of the flagship Reach RS2 multi-band receiver, featuring 4G LTE modem, dual diversity LTE antennas for improved cellular reception, and numerous design improvements.

Flying A Drone From A Boat: 10 Top Tips

10 top tips for flying a drone from a boat and over the water. Tips include calibrating all sensors (compass and IMU) on land, elevating the take-off platform if the deck has high metal content, and be aware of the risk of GNSS multipathing. Read the full list.

DJI Dock: Building Your Safety Case And UK BVLOS Pathway

How to build a safety case to operate the DJI Dock drone in a box, from VLOS through to BVLOS drone deployment. heliguy™ can support each organisation's pathway, including OSC consultancy, BVLOS experience and EVLOS training modules.

The Value Of Drone Data

Drone data: What it is, how it helps you, the best drones to collect it, how it can be turned into actionable management information that meets precise organisational requirements, and how the drone in a box will facilitate remote and autonomous drone data collection.

Drones 'could contribute £45bn to UK economy by 2030'

Drones could contribute up to £45bn to the UK economy by 2030, a new report predicts. The PwC study, Skies Without Limits v2.0, also estimates that commercial drones will save businesses £22bn, drastically cut carbon emissions, and that 650,000 jobs could be associated with an economy that fully adopts drones.

GeoSLAM ZEB Go vs ZEB Revo RT Vs ZEB Horizon

ln-depth comparison between GeoSLAM's mobile LiDAR scanners: The ZEB Go, ZEB Revo RT, and ZEB Horizon. The guide includes details about the performance and accessory compatibility of each sensor to help you pick the right one for your surveys.

DJI M30 Police Drone Helps Find Missing People

Footage shows how the DJI M30 Series drone helped Lincolnshire Police find three high-risk missing people. The Force's drone team says the M30's portability, quick deployment and new functionality is a real benefit for public safety and search and rescue operations.