Airware enhances mining drone platform and solutions

first_imgAirware, a leading provider of end-to-end solutions that turn aerial data into actionable business intelligence, has recently announced the launch of enhancements to the Airware Mining and Quarrying solution. Airware’s solution is built on the secure and scalable cloud-based Airware platform. This solution leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence to help mines and quarries digitise their business and improve operations with visualisation, collaboration, analysis and reporting on drone-captured data.Yvonne Wassenaar, CEO of Airware stated, “Airware continues to partner with industry leaders to deliver value-based innovation that drives operational efficiency, lower costs and improved safety. Our enterprise platform and advanced Mining and Quarrying solution has delivered proven competitive advantage to our customers.”This latest release of the Airware Mining and Quarrying solution provides enhanced capabilities for teams to collaborate in real-time to manage, process, view and analyse site data. The Airware solution includes:Flexible Data CollectionMulti-rotor RTK SupportAirware will support the new DJI M210-RTK industrial quality drone. This new aircraft willprovide Airware customers with a robust and readily available solution for faster andmore accurate data acquisition without the need to place ground control points.Additional DJI Drone SupportAirware is also announcing support for the new DJI M200 industrial quality drone alongwith continued support for the DJI P4P, a durable and low cost drone. Airware’sexpansion of drone support gives customers the ability to choose the best drone for theirbusiness purpose and budget.Enterprise Security, Performance, and CollaborationEnhanced Enterprise SecurityAirware is focused on providing the highest level of enterprise security. The companysupports SAML 2.0 SSO and its information security program is aligned to ISO 27001.All data is encrypted both in transit and at rest to optimize security.Fast Data UploadAirware cloud enhancements include increased upload speed, improved ease of use,rapid processing times and status tracking.Improved Team CollaborationTeam efficiency is enhanced with improved geo-referenced site information includingground-level photos and annotation management.New Advanced Mining and Quarrying featuresAdvanced VolumetricsAirware is now the only company to offer eight advanced volumetric calculations toprovide the mining and quarrying industries the most accurate stockpile calculations –even in the most complex site environments.Stockpile Calculation and Reporting OptionsAirware provides customers with options for stockpile reporting. Users can measurestockpiles in real-time and generate their own reports. Airware also offers an automatedservice with stockpile inventory data delivered as finished reports and files that can beimported into financial systems.Local CoordinatesAirware supports the use of site-specific local coordinates to save time and streamlineworkflows by allowing customers to easily overlay drone data with other geospatial data.Users can leverage data throughout the entire operational life cycle using popularformats from Trimble and Esri.Last year, Airware secured a strategic investment from Caterpillar Ventures. The investment allows Airware to accelerate programs that enable dealers to offer solutions and services within the construction, mining, and quarrying industries, and highlighted Caterpillar’s commitment in leading the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Airware is also distributing senseFly’s eBee Plus mapping drone as part of its enterprise solution offering. Making the solution available within the global Cat dealer network as an element of the Cat Connect offering means that professionals in industries like mining will be able to specifically understand how these tools can help them.last_img read more