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One of our specialties is capturing high-resolution images including digital aerial photography and creation of ortho-rectified photo maps scaled to precision.
We produce multiple types of layers such as digital elevation models, digital surface models, digital terrain models, topography...
Millions of georeferenced points are processed to create 3D models providing high-resolution data without the distortion sometimes present in 3D mesh models.
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, can vastly reduce the time spent on projects by collecting accurate surveying data in a much shorter timeframe making ROI substantial. Drones also eliminate the need for manpower to physically access hard-to-reach and dangerous areas enabling projects to be more efficient, commercially more profitable, and safer.
One of the most rapidly growing sectors benefitting from drones is infrastructure development which includes construction. In the construction industry, drones provide easy access to large or difficult sites as well as complex or tall structures. Drones can gather aerial data, mapping information and 3D information that can be processed to produce accurate surveys for buildings, road design and maintenance, dam site construction, power stations, wind farms and other engineering sites.
Drones are now playing a big role in precision agriculture in many ways from crop monitoring, farm management, irrigation, environmental protection and early warning. By being able to monitor from the air using drones the data produced means the farmer can quickly assess the situation on the ground at critical growth stages.
Much of the world is still unmapped, often outdated or simply not detailed enough. With the use of new drone technology, it is now possible to quickly capture detailed and accurate mapping in both 2D and 3D efficiently. This creates an opportunity for data to be captured locally and analysed using the available technology at considerably lower costs
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"We required support with some drone surveys at an early stage of our interventions project. We got exactly the hand-holding I needed to understand which geospatial data we required and how to use the information proved pivotal in our successful implementation. Reliable and professional. Will definitely return for future support"
“In 2018 NIRAS were to deliver detailed design for 26 potential dam sites within a short timeframe on a flood management project. High resolution topographic surveying was needed and only successful thanks to Justin and his drones. The drone survey was carried out fast and professional, and provided us with a much higher resolution than we had hoped for. I would definitely recommend considering drone surveying on other infrastructure projects.”
“The drone survey was carried out for a proposed 55km road in Uganda. The results of the survey provided us with much more information than we could ever imagine. Given the short timescale of the project and the budget constraints we could not have done it without this. Highly recommended professional service.”
“Drone surveys were carried out for 16 health facilities in Malawi. The level of detail for master planning was precise and the turn around for creating the topographic mapping was impressive.”