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The Blog of professional drone measurements and geomatics

Welcome to the dedicated blog of professional measurements and drone mapping survey. Discover all the mapping and geomatics news as well as the many applications of photogrammetry, bathymetry or lasergrammetry. Here we discuss complex topics related to technologies used in drone precision measurement such as GNSS, RTK, PPK as well as various sensors and echo sounders. We also present several study cases and regulation in the geospatial world.

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Hélicéo has several geomatics experts, topographers and professional pilots in its team. Therefore, we carry out many photogrammetric surveys for our customers and we offer professional drone flight training. It is important for us to share with you the progress of our missions as well as their results. You can also accompany us on the events and exhibitions in which we participate and find all the Hélicéo’s latest news in many articles.

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3D photogrammetric survey by drone of the largest hotel in Malaysia

3D photogrammetric survey by drone of the largest hotel in Malaysia   Hélicéo and its Malaysian distributor Skyshine make a photogrammetric survey of the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel Palace. Today, this is the largest hotel in Malaysia. It is built in the heart of a green setting of more than 100 ha (247 acres). Putrajaya is […]

Altitude drone flights in the Andes Cordillera, Peru

Altitude drone flights in the Andes Cordillera, Peru Hélicéo carries out drone missions up to 5,000 m altitude In February 2018, two members of the Hélicéo team go to Peru to accompany the GMI company in an altitude drone mission. For a week, Stéphane (Sales Manager America) and Olivier (Professional drone pilot and product engineer […]

Hélicéo carries out a VTOL drone flight in Colombia

Hélicéo carries out a VTOL drone flight in Colombia Demonstration of VTOL drone flight in Cartagena At the beginning of 2018, Hélicéo traveled to Cartagena, a port city in Colombia, for a VTOL drone flight. During this demonstration, his Colombian distributor Geosysteming was present. Today, long distance planes equipped with a VTOL system are highly […]

The mining drone use

The mining drone use Hélicéo appears in the « A view from the air » file of the April 2018 edition of Mining Magazine.   The evolution of UAVs in the mining industry The mining drone development has greatly influenced the vast geomatics world. Since a few years, it is used more and more in […]

The LiDAR drone is essential on the geomatics market!

The LiDAR drone is essential on the geomatics market! The LiDAR drone is becoming the key solution for measurement professionals. Indeed, surveyors and topographers are increasingly demanding in terms of performance and accuracy. Therefore, it becomes necessary to respond to their needs by following market trends and innovation challenges. Discover the advantages of the LiDAR […]

The DroneBox: adaptable mapping solution on all Hélicéo products

The DroneBox: adaptable mapping solution on all Hélicéo products The journalist Nick Flaherty has written a four-page article outlining the mapping solution designed by Hélicéo: the DroneBox. You can read it in the February / March edition of Unmanned Systems Technology magazine. We invite you to discover a part of this editorial. A modular mapping […]

New technologies impact the geomatics world

New technologies impact the world of geomatics Today, new technologies are influencing the vast world of geomatics. The development of production and digital data processing techniques makes possible the innovative description of the territory. Indeed, geographical points are determined by positioning GNSS satellite, which greatly improves their accuracy. Major trends in the geomatics world New […]

The future of Mining

The future of Mining Drones are sweeping over the global mining industry The future of mining will increasingly rely on the use of drones and automated systems, slashing costs while helping mining companies find and dig up more gold, silver and other metals and minerals. Many mining companies around the world are aiming to integrate […]

The quarry measurement drone becomes unavoidable

The quarry measurement drone becomes unavoidable UAVs are increasingly used in the mining industry The quarry measurement drone can be used for many applications. Indeed, since its creation, Hélicéo has surveyed more than 500 quarries with its drones, especially in France. It has a long history of working for well-known companies in the mining industry […]

Photogrammetric drone survey: Town Hall of Béthune

Photogrammetric drone survey: Town Hall of Béthune A pilot Hélicéo performs a photogrammetric drone survey Hélicéo has been requested by the city of Béthune, France to carry out a photogrammetric drone survey above the town hall. This photogrammetric mission aims to raise a sanitary diagnosis of the building in contemplation of potential work. The 3D […]