Autonomous Environmental Monitoring with UAVs

By Mike Ball / 19 Jan 2022
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FIXAR 007 VTOL drone

FIXAR has released a case study detailing how the company’s fully autonomous fixed-wing VTOL FIXAR 007 drone has been used to carry out an autonomous environmental monitoring mission in conjunction with Latvian State Forests.

Read the full case study on FIXAR’s website

The case study includes:

  • Details of the solution used, including LiDAR payload and GNSS receiver
  • The advantages of the FIXAR 007 drone for the application
  • Outputs created with the LiDAR data sets

The FIXAR 007 drone is ideal for regular monitoring of significant areas in order to collect high-accuracy data that can be accumulated and analyzed over time. To find out more, read the full case study on FIXAR’s website.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact