Small Area Monitoring

Small Area Management
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are great for checking the health and status of a small farm or area of land.  With UAVs, one can monitor issues after storms, check the condition of silos and barn roofs, track down livestock, monitor fencing and perimeters.   In general, cost of these systems can be directly tied to endurance (flight time). The longer it flies, generally, the more it costs. Other major considerations are payload requirements and ground control system (GCS). Unmanned Aerial Specialists has outlined several systems performing well for short range missions. Although there are many systems in the marketplace, we favor turnkey systems with an excellent support network.  

Endurance: Up to 50 minutes

Night time view:  YES - dual EO/IR - DUO

Ground Control:  Handheld Controller

Weatherproof:  YES

Lockheed Martin Indago 2

The LM Indago 2 is one of the finest Multi-rotor drones available in the marketplace.  The Indago 2 has been field tested and is used around the world.  The Indago uses plug-and-play style payloads for quick and easy attachment.  Easy to use controllers and portability make it a favorite.  Visit our Indago 2 page, for more information about this system or Contact Us for more detailed information and pricing. 

Endurance: Up to 25 minutes

Night time view:  YES - dual EO/IR - WIRIS

Ground Control:  Tripod Mounted Case

Weatherproof:  Rain Resistant

Altus LRX 

The LRX from Altus UAS is a proven system for small area monitoring.  WIth triple redundant safety features, the LRX is perfect for situational awareness over a busy farm or ranch.
Altus has successfully integrated the Workswell Wiris if your needs extend to night time imaging.
Visit our Altus UAS page, for more questions about this system or Contact Us for more detailed information and pricing.

Endurance: Up to 18 minutes

Night time view:  YES - dual EO/IR - WIRIS

Ground Control:  Pelican Case

Weatherproof:  Rain Resistant

Swift

The Swift from Altus UAS is designed as a portable short range UAV. Perfect for small flights.  Speedy launch for emergency situations. Visit our Altus UAS page, for more questions about this system or Contact Us for more detailed information and pricing about this system which offers TREMENDOUS VALUE for the price.

Endurance: Up to 22 minutes

Night time view:  YES 

Ground Control:  Tablet or Phone

Weatherproof:  No

LiveStock Inspector Drone

The RMUS LiveStock Inspector Drone™ is a complete, ready to deploy™ package that includes a 4k daytime camera and a thermal camera. It even has a transponder to locate it if it gets lost on the farm. Contact Us for more detailed information and pricing.

Sensors for small area monitoring are divided into two categories 
Daytime (E/O or Electro-Optical) and Night Time (I/R or Infrared).  

Infrared Sensors
I/R Sensors are perfect for detecting the heat signature of animals at night.  The appropriate I/R Sensor can locate that animal that separated from the herd.  It has been suggested that the correct I/R Sensor could help detect which animals are affected from illness by determining elevated temperatures. 

Gimbals can include an Infrared sensor along side an E/O camera, or independently. Infrared Sensors cover a wide range of capabilities including resolution, zoom-ability, and sensitivity.  We work closely with our clients to find the Infrared sensor which best suits their needs.  To learn more, visit our Sensors Page or contact us for more information HERE.  Be sure to let us know you're interested in I/R sensors.
Subject tracking and apprehension using Infrared Sensors
Subject detected underneath boat cover and subsequently apprehended using Infrared Sensors

Electro-Optical Cameras
E/O Cameras are the building blocks of every monitoring payload. Small UAV designed E/O cameras are extremely affordable and can create rich video or still images.  Quality E/O Cameras vary according to manufacturer and platform requirements.  To learn more, visit our Sensors Page or contact us for more information HERE. Be sure to let us know you're interested in E/O Cameras.


 We offer financing options on the majority of our solutions!
Still don't see the solution you want?  Contact Us with the details and we can help you find it.  We also offer customized solutions.
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