Nowadays, power lines inspections are performed by remote sector tests, binocular inspection from the ground and heavy crane intervention for final stages. Because most of the lines are located in areas difficult to access, current methods used are costly and time consuming.
In order to perform quicker and more accurate power line mon [...]
AltiGator and YellowScan are pleased to announce an ultra-light weight LiDAR UAV combo allowing for the first time centimetric UAV surveys in urban situations, in accordance with most regulations.
The YellowScan Surveyor ultra-light stand-alone LiDAR system is embedded on the OnyxStar® XENA multirotor UAV, which is the last generation [...]
From the 11th until the 13th of October will take place the Interaerial Solutions 2016 trade fair in Hamburg, Germany. This means there is still one month left to prepare your visit.
Interaerial Solutions is the European exhibition for professionals of the UAV industry. The equipment displayed is aimed at specific and high-end tasks, seeking [...]
The regulation allowing the commercial exploitation of drones in Belgium was released in the late April 2016. Due to specific articles contained in this law, AltiGator became the first Belgian multirotor manufacturer with drones certified by the DGLV (National Civil Aviation Authorities of Belgium).
After two years of elaboration, the civil d [...]
Unmanned Aircraft Systems are modern tools offering endless possibilities.
This is asserted by the quick development together with their increasing presence for professional tasks and on media. The core interest of commercial drones is their lifting ability. In other words, being able to carry sensors in the air, in order to easily perform me [...]
Night vision drone launched from a boat
A dangerous sea crossing at night
The road of immigrants to Western Europe includes most of the time crossing the Aegean Sea between Turkey and Greece.
This crossing is probably the most dangerous stage of the long refugees trek and the growing number of victims, regularly reported by the medias, rein [...]
AltiGator and MikroKopter thank you for your visit on their joint booth F8-091 at the INTERGEO 2015 trade fair, that took place in Stuttgart from 15 to 17 September 2015.
We had the opportunity to present you there some of our systems like:
Our OnyxStar FOX-C8 HD with the YellowScan LIDAR
A fully integrated solution for a [...]
Drone for inspection and security surveillance with 30X zoom and night vision
The aerial drone observation repeatedly requires a great camera-related flexibility.
For many reasons, which vary according to the application area, it is frequently impossible when flying with a drone to get close enough to the subject to observe.
Day and night UAV [...]
UAV, biotechnology and agriculture
In a time when world trade is globalized and increasingly interdependent, in a world in which economic tissues interact and correlate, activities such as the agriculture have more and more challenges to face. The need of combining biological expertise with multiple techniques is joined to the cultural and so [...]
Light Detection and Ranging (more commonly called LIDAR) is a laser-based remote sensing technology. It is widely used in the domain of geographical information system (GIS) for surveying and mapping natural resources and infrastructures.
UAV embedded LIDAR
LIDAR is well known in the domain of producing high-resolution maps in remote sensing, [...]