Given the the amount of work that can be done away from an easy access point, the decision was made to invest in a small, flexible, compact drone that could be carried easily as part of the days equipment. The Parrot Anafi was pick to fulfil this role. Initial results are looking good.
Earlier this year we completed a stockpile survey for a client and are now in a position wher we can offer this as part of our normal services so where it’s rocks, sand, soil, woodchips or sawdust we can provide you with a volume estimation
An initial fly through of Fridays work at the coast, 1300 photos and one large point cloud.
Forest Inventory now have the equipment and processes in place to offer clients cm accurate imagery. Up to now the accuracy of images was limited to current gps and what could be achieved with ground control points (GCP’s) and for many clients this has been more than adequate. Now we have equipment available along with … More Centimeter accurate aerial surveys
Our aim s to provide a quality service to clients and as part of our ongoing work to achieve this we met up with the UK suppliers of Haglof calipers to look at the solution which is taylored to UK requirements. Having had an initial look and try with the calipers we were impressed with … More Timber measurement update
This summer has seen the use of the Sony QX1 with a 16mm lens on our aerial surveys with great results. http://www.dronelab.io/map/public/view/134773a286fe400f997a24247d42f352?embed=true Flown at a height of 90m giving a GSD of about 2.4cms/pixel.
This is a small 7.5 ha. woodland block typical of the type of thing you find on farms and estates around north England. Just finished process yesterday, flown last week. http://www.dronelab.io/map/public/view/06a790d2c276491883810a0bc56eb344?embed=true
While walking down one of Northumberland’s great beaches near Warksworth I wonder how one of the rock on that section beach might come out if I photographed it and ran it through Photoscan. The 3D image was better than I was ecprcting: https://sketchfab.com/models/e2651c313a944314b2f180cd12f6c86a/embed The Rock by Forest Inventory on Sketchfab
Managed to get out for only the second time this year with the quad. Been meaning to fly this piece of history for a while now. See the video of the model created in Pix4D with the photos taken Or better still listen to Chris Daniel’s song which features aerial footage taken by FI of … More First flight of 2017
We have just taken delivery of our new X8 based on a Skyhero frame and the new Pixhawk2 flight Controler. This now gives more flexability, flying time and built in redundancy to max safety.