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CAA Consultation On UK Drone Regulations

CAA releases Review of UK UAS Regulation consultation, covering topics such as Remote ID, class-marking, and expanding flyer education requirements.

3D Models With Drone Photogrammetry Data

Guide to creating 3D models with drone photogrammetry data. View interactive dataset of Lincoln City's football stadium and follow step-by-step workflow guide to creating the model. Find out how 3D models can benefit commercial operations.

Network Rail Using DroneControl FirstResponder Live Streaming Software

Network Rail is using remote drone control and live streaming platform, DroneControl FirstResponder, to monitor live incidents and for critical infrastructure inspections. Integrating the software enhances situational awareness, accelerates decision-making, and improves safety.

DJI Unveils Dock 2 Mini Drone In A Box

DJI releases Dock 2, which operates with new DJI Matrice 3TD/3D drones.

Innovative Drone Command Unit Launched By Heliguy and Venari

Innovative Drone Command Unit unveiled by Heliguy and Venari. State of the art vehicle includes live monitoring capabilities, remote satellite connectivity, and drone-in-a-box integration. It provides an all-in-one command and control hub for drone operations.

Data Security On DJI Dock Drone In A Box Software

A guide to data security on DJI Dock software. Learn about the mechanisms in place on solutions such as DJI FlightHub 2, FlytBase, and Drone Harmony to ensure user data is safe when operating the DJI Dock.

DJI Terra Firmware Update: More Precise Point Clouds, Generate Drone LiDAR DEMs, And View Cross-sections

DJI Terra firmware updates enhance drone LiDAR data processing. DEMs can now be generated in the software, improved algorithms produce more accurate, less noisy point clouds, and view cross-sections of the dataset. See workflow examples using data collected with the DJI Zenmuse L2.

DJI L2 vs DJI L1: Comparison Datasets And Accuracy Reports

In-depth comparison between the new DJI Zenmuse L2 and its predecessor, the L1. View sample datasets collected exclusively by Heliguy, showing the enhanced capabilities of the L2, including its ability to better capture fine details, like powerlines, and for creating denser DTMs.

Best 10 Features Of The DJI Zenmuse L2

DJI has released the Zenmuse L2 LiDAR and photogrammetry drone surveying payload. Find out about its key features and how they benefit mapping workflows.

Major Firmware Update For DJI Enterprise Drones

DJI releases Firmware 7.1: A major update for DJI Enterprise drones. Update covers drones such as Mavic 3 Enterprise Series, M300 Series, M30 Series, and DJI Dock and offers improved flight safety, enhanced data-capture capabilities, and better collaboration tools.

Emlid Launches Reach RS3 GNSS Receiver With Tilt Compensation

Emlid launches the Reach RS3 GNSS receiver. Key upgrades include IMU tilt compensation, enabling survey-grade accuracy at large tilt angles and a faster stake out. Reach RS3 has expanded connectivity with UHF radio support and is a multi-band base and rover with an IP67 rating and up to 22 hours of battery life.

REVIEW: 10 Best Features Of DJI Mini 4 Pro

Review of the DJI Mini 4 Pro. Find out about the top features of this compact camera drone, including its upgraded imaging system, 10-bit D-Log M and HLG colour profiling, new ActiveTrack 360, omnidirectional vision sensing, and flagship O4 transmission for improved signal strength and up to 1080p/60fps FHD live feeds.

DJI Mini 4 Pro vs DJI Mini 3 Pro vs DJI Mini 3

In-depth comparison between the DJI Mini 4 Pro, Mini 3 Pro, and Mini 3. Find out about the Mini 4 Pro's key upgrades.

'Don't Wait For BVLOS Drone Regulations. Adopt The DJI Dock Now'

Drone programmes should adopt the DJI Dock now, instead of waiting for BVLOS laws to catch up, says the CEO and Founder of drone autonomy software platform FlytBase. He says this will provide the time needed to integrate the Dock into workflows and start collecting data to build a safety case for more complex operations.

DJI Dock Installation: In-depth Guide

In-depth guide to DJI Dock installation. heliguy™ shares tips and advice after installing the DJI Dock drone in a box at Komatsu UK Smart Construction. Find out how heliguy™, with in-house DJI-accredited Dock technicians, can help your organisation install the DJI Dock.

Heliguy And Venari To Unveil New Drone Command Unit

Coming soon...a first-of-its-kind drone command vehicle will be unveiled at the Emergency Services Show in September. Developed in partnership between heliguy™ and Venari, it features a dual command station, remote satellite connectivity, DJI Dock drone-in-a-box integration, and other innovative features.

Heliguy Stages UK's First DJI Dock Demonstration

heliguy™ has staged the UK's first official demonstration of the DJI Dock. Key takeaways include: The DJI Dock has industry-leading capabilities; drone in a box software has robust flight safety and data security; the Dock can benefit a range of industries; and organisations should adopt the drone in a box early to integrate it into their workflows.

DJI FlyCart: UK Permissions and Drone OSCs

In-depth guide to permissions to operate the DJI FlyCart delivery and heavy-lift drone in the UK. Find out why an Operating Safety Case would be required and how the heliguy™ OSC consultancy can support submissions to the UK CAA.

New Localisation Feature Added To Emlid Flow

A new localisation feature has been added to Emlid Flow. This enables surveyors to adjust their coordinate system to fit control points and helps find or adjust missing or outdated local coordinate system parameters.

Delivery Drone Launched By DJI

DJI has launched a delivery drone. The new DJI FlyCart 30 sees DJI officially enter the drone delivery market.