Emergency Services Archives - COPTRZ

Using DJI FlightHub in the emergency services

With FlightHub, leading manufacturer DJI have fulfilled a need for accuracy, efficiency and organisation which is integral to the way in which police and fire services manage their drone use. Commercial drone use in the UK is growing, hand in hand with the prevalent technologies which are pushing the sector further. With more unmanned aircraft … Continued

17th May 2018

Controlling the Skies. Drone Detection for Police Forces

The last few years have seen the rapid developments in drone technology, with a wide range of organisations in various commercial sectors embracing the benefits which drones can provide. This is in addition to a large number of hobbyist drone operators. With busier skies, comes the responsibility of tracking drone use and unmanned aircraft activity … Continued

16th March 2018

AeroScope thwarts illegal drone activity at G20 summit

A cutting-edge drone detection system discovered 18 “infringement incidents” and helped to ensure the safety of world leaders and the public during the 11th G20 summit. The AeroScope DJI Drone Detection System was deployed during a recent meeting of the Group of Twenty at Hangzhou, China at the request of the Ministry of Public Security, … Continued

14th March 2018

AeroScope – DJI Drone Detection System

The use of drones has grown tremendously over the past 2 years, both in hobbyist and commercial aspects. With the increasing number of drones taking to the skies, naturally, there is a growing concern for public safety, air traffic safety and privacy. In response, DJI, in partnership with COPTRZ, has unveiled AeroScope, a new solution … Continued

15th February 2018

Using 3D Mapping for Accident & Emergency

The origins of photogrammetry and 3D mapping can be traced back to 1480 when Leonardo da Vinci developed the concept of perspective and projective geometry. Techniques have come a long way since then, with both the technology and software becoming more accessible and affordable. Our Emergency Services have been some of the earliest adopters of … Continued

28th July 2017

Harnessing the Power of Drone Tethers

As soon as we applauded the brilliance of human engineering capabilities for bringing drones into the mainstream, we decided we wanted more! Great, you’ve got a drone with a camera, but what about 4K video? Yeah, you might have designed a drone capable of carrying a 6KG payload, but we want to mount a LiDAR scanner and … Continued

7th June 2017