Aerial mapping or surveying using RPAS (drone ,UAV or UAS) is cost effective, accurate and efficient way for generating mapping products. 3DroneMapping, formally established in 2014, has been supplying high resolution, accurate aerial services to professional such as land surveyors, engineers, farmers and developers for over 5 years.
Based in in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, 3DroneMapping offers its professional aerial based surveys all over Africa.
3DroneMapping specializes in large scale surveys in hard to reach terrain. From linear features such as roads, pipelines and power lines to areas of thousands of hectares. All our aircraft carry high resolution commercial grade survey sensors, professional photogrammetry survey software suite and centimeter accuracy GNSS hardware. Our flight ground crew handle all functions from flight plan preparations, control & QA points, flight operations. Post processing of data is handled by our survey office, housing GPU prioritized photogrammetry servers, GIS and CAD software to produce our end mapping products such as topographic AutoCAD drawings, contours, classified point-clouds, DTM, and orthophotos.
3DroneMapping has further capacity not only for aerial surveys but as an inspection and and reporting service. This function may be used for structural reporting of bridges, power-line inspections, etc. 3DroneMapping routinely undertakes plant health or NDVI surveys for its farming clients, providing valuable information as to a crops status and potential yields.
Using RPAS(drones) for mapping, reporting and inspections is becoming a global trend. Clients are realizing the power of an aerial perspective and the associated data collected. Such a efficient retrieval of “big data” is fast understood as a snapshot in time that can be used for a wide variety of measurements and reporting functions. This is all done at an affordable, efficient, safe and accurate manner.