Utilities

Our drone solutions will deliver detailed and accurate data on all parts of your infrastructure, automating inspection, enabling timely repairs, and reducing downtime.

Turnkey Drone Solutions for Utilities


More people are working from their homes than ever before which means the need for cost-effective, reliable service is at an all-time high. Thanks to drones, it's easier than ever to maintain and optimize your infrastructure.

DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced M2EA flying with the RTK module attached near a large transmission tower

Transmission

Rugged terrain and remote infrastructure is no longer a concern. Drones allow your crews to cover more ground with less risk than traditional inspection methods.

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Distribution

Inspecting distribution infrastructure can be challenging. With drones, you're able to access equipment more easily and with less disruption to the nearby homes and businesses.

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Vegetation

Modern drones have more computing power on them than, well, most computers. Intelligent drone solutons have made monitoring vegetation and right-of-ways easier than ever.

Anybody Can Sell You A Drone

But very few understand the challenges of utility work. From difficult terrain, to freezing cold temperatures, and everything in between, our Solutions Specialists spend hundreds of hours in the field alongside our utility customers to better understand your needs.

DJI Matrice 300 RTK

The most intelligent industrial drone ever made. The DJI M300 boasts an unparalleled amount of onboard intelligence. When paired with one of the all-new hybrid-sensor Zenmuse H20 Series payloads, you're given access to more data than ever before.

  • High-resolution zoom cameras

  • Wide-angle visual cameras

  • High-resolution thermal cameras

  • Laser rangefinders

  • Mission planning with AI-enabled structure identification and tracking

  • Omnidirectional obstacle avoidance and real-time radar mapping

  • Available CSM Radar attachment to detect small wires and tree limbs

DJI Matrice 300 RTK with Zenmuse H20 attached being flown by utilities contractor for inspection of transmission and distribution infrastructure
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Autel Enterprise EVO II Dual R

One of the smallest, most portable drones with high-resolution thermal imaging, the EVO II Dual R allows you to see more than any other drone in its class thanks to its radiometric FLIR Boson thermal core. With radiometric thermal, each pixel captured through the EVO II Dual R's thermal camera provides you with critical thermal data that you can use to ensure your infrastructure is running at maximum efficiency.

  • Radiometric FLIR Boson 640x512 thermal camera

  • Long flight time of up to 40 minutes

  • Omnidirectional obstacle avoidance

  • Open flight ecosystem with no geofencing in the United States

  • Includes Pix4Dreact mapping software

Acecore Technologies Noa

One of the most powerful sUAS available in the United States, the Acecore Noa is a hexacopter drone with a maximum payload capacity of 44 pounds. Built to be able to power through nearly anything, the Acecore Noa is the ideal drone for pulling line, performing inspections using high-resolution, full-frame or mirrorless cameras, and any other operation that requires power and reliability.

  • Maximum payload capacity of 44 pounds

  • Flight time of up to an hour

  • Fully customizable

  • American-made flight controllers and other components

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DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced

The most cost-effective portable high-resolution thermal drone on the market, DJI's Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced packs 640x512 radiometric thermal imagery with an RGB camera capable of capturing images up to 48 MP. Along with the M2EA, you get the DJI Smart Controller right out of the gates, giving you a truly turn-key, powerful thermal drone solution on day one.

  • 640x512 radiometric thermal camera

  • 48 MP RGB image capture

  • 32x visual zoom camera

  • Included beacon, speaker and spotlight attachments

  • Available RTK add-on enabling NTRIP network connectivity

  • DJI Smart Controller & Care Enterprise Basic service plan included

Efficient Data Capture

Take full advantage of your drone hardware by pairing it with one of the leading software solutions for utilities.

Pix4D

The industry standard in orthomosaic and model processing, Pix4D offers a wide array of software solutions for utilities. Create high-resolution, detailed 3D models with Pix4Dmapper or use Pix4Dscan to optimize your flight time and capture images structured around assets for easier inspections.

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Airdata Enterprise

The proof of value with drones is almost immediate and it's easy to suddenly be faced with the need to manage and maintain a fleet. With a solution like Airdata, all of that information is at your fingertips. Airdata provides you with more data about your hardware than any other fleet management system on the market, empowering you to make informed decisions to increase efficiency across your fleet.

100,000+ miles of line have been inspected with our equipment.

Put us to work and use the experience we've gained to build and scale your drone department.

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Consulting

You're requird to cut through enough red tape as it is and you certainly don't need additional regulations to sort through. Put us to work for you by handling all of your waivers and authorizations so you can focus on the task at hand, rather than which document you need for which airspace.

UVT training Ozarks Electric on the DJI Matrice 300 platform

Training

Our trainers spend countless hours in the field deploying drones on actual job sites. We put the focus on the practical application of drones and not just training for the test. You'll learn proven methodologies cultivated through thousands of hours in the field to put your drones to work safely and efficiently.

Top-down shot of the DJI Matrice 300 RTK parked on top of a Hoodman drone launch pad

Development

2020 has left us with challenges that most of us have never faced before leaving you shorter on resources than ever. Odds are, it's already difficult for you to find the time to manage your team and your fleet. Let us help ease the burden by leveraging our experience to develop a turnkey drone program.