Quick Response for Emergency Mapping - 65 km2 Mapped in Two Days
Written by and updated 21 October 2020
When flash floods and heavy rainfall struck the Eastern Front of the UAE, the Al Ain Municipality commissioned FEDS to map the flood-affected areas. Flash floods cause damage to buildings, infrastructure, and local flora and fauna. Drones provide excellent visibility with exceptional data accuracy and can obtain this data in...
Keeping the World’s Largest Single Site Solar Plant Construction on Schedule Using Drones
Written by and updated 19 October 2020
Noor Abu Dhabi, located in Sweihan, covers an area of 8km 2 and features 3.2 million solar panels. As part of UAE's Energy Strategy 2050, Noor Abu Dhabi was the first significant pipeline of the project reducing Abu Dhabi's CO2 emissions by one million tonnes; the equivalent of taking...
DJI's First Integrated Lidar and a Powerful Full-Frame Camera Payload for Aerial Surveying
Written by and updated 18 October 2020
DJI has finally revealed two new payloads, the Zenmuse L1 and Zenmuse P1. The two new payload options expand DJI’s reach into the commercial surveying, mapping, and 3D reality models. While DJI L1 combines a Livox Lidar sensor, an RGB survey-grade camera, and a stabilized 3-axis gimbal, P1 became DJI's...
Road Construction Made Efficient with Drone Progress Monitoring
Written by and updated 14 October 2020
In Jumeirah Pearl, a road was to be reworked due to misalignment issues. Commissioned by the consultants Khatib & Alami, FEDS would take bi-weekly progress captures of the site sized 42,00 m 2 . With the main focus being to avoid any further misalignment issues. The deliverables were high-resolution 2D...