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Case Study: Terrain-Following LiDAR for Anti-Poaching Drone

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VTOL anti-poaching drone with LightWare lidar scannerLightWare Lidar has released a case study highlighting how the company’s Lightware LW20 LiDAR scanner has been integrated into a custom UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) design that is being used to detect rhino poachers and poaching activity in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.

Read the full case study on LightWare’s website

The case study covers:

  • Why NPO The Eye Above chose to work with LightWare
  • Details of the final design of the VTOL drone, which was optimized for autonomous surveillance
  • The advantages of the LW20, which provided terrain-following, sense-and-avoid, and altimeter capabilities

To find out more about the LW20 scanner and the benefits it can provide for autonomous VTOL drone platforms, read the full case study here.

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