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New Drone Laws 2019, Part 1

Many of you may have seen headlines such as ‘Government Announces New Drone Laws’ and there may have been an assumption that these were some kind of knee-jerk reaction to the recent events at Gatwick Airport. Although we don’t doubt that this may have speeded things up a little, in reality, the ‘new laws’ are … Continued

9th January 2019

Thermal Drone Comparison: The Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual vs. a Zenmuse XT2 solution

With the launch of the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, DJI essentially offered up a one-stop solution for those looking to take the first step into the many areas of aerial thermography systems – whether that’s for inspections, search and rescue, site management, energy, agriculture or anything else where detecting even subtle changes in temperature can make a huge difference. However, … Continued

4th January 2019

Introducing the MicaSense Altum

The agricultural industry was one of the first to recognise the benefits of drone technology. Farmers have been using drones for a number of years now to collect real-time data to help them improve crop yields, identify pests and increase efficiency. But to collect the required data three sensors are required: multispectral, thermal and RGB. … Continued

3rd January 2019

Universities access training for the next generation of safe and responsible drone pilots

Universities across the UK are unlocking the potential of the drone industry for their students by partnering with Commercial Drone Experts COPTRZ to provide bespoke training courses. These courses are providing students with learnings about topics such as airspace and air law, navigation, meteorology, safe setup and risk assessment. The Drone training courses have provided … Continued

2nd January 2019

Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual: A One-Stop Thermal Solution?

In a previous blog entry, we’d looked at some of the options available to anyone looking to introduce aerial thermal imaging into their work, such as the XT2 camera, FLIR Duo Pro and MicaSense RedEdge. However, while those are all extensions for an existing drone, with the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, DJI has created a … Continued

27th December 2018

DJI Offers Assistance To Gatwick Airport Incident Investigators

December 20, 2018 – DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, offers its assistance to authorities investigating the reported drone incursions at London’s Gatwick Airport. While DJI has no independent confirmation of what has occurred or what type of drone may be involved, the company is prepared to offer technical assistance … Continued

21st December 2018

Introducing the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

DJI has today revealed the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, a portable industrial drone that has been equipped with powerful, side-by-side visual and thermal cameras that provide commercial pilots with a reliable tool to operate better, safer and quicker in challenging environments. The Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual has been developed in partnership with FLIR systems. Previously … Continued

20th December 2018

Anti-drone technology. Why it’s become essential for airports

With the pronounced rise in drone popularity over the past few years has come an extra responsibility to control the skies above us. Drone detection solutions have become important for this purpose, offering the ability to not only detect drones over a wide distance but also access a variety of potentially vital information such as … Continued

20th December 2018