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Radiometric Thermal Imagery in Drone Public Safety Missions and Industrial Inspections
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Source: Commercial UAV News
Today the value of drone thermal imagery is being demonstrated in a number of compelling ways. For instance, according to DJI’s Drone Rescue Map, 776 people over the course of 444 rescues in 36 countries worldwide have been saved by drone technology, many of which were equipped with thermal cameras. Adoption of thermal technology in applications such as surveillance, and solar farm, and utility line inspections continues to grow.

Despite growing adoption, there are still a few limitations in the capability of thermal imagery on drones.

One of the current challenges with industrial drone payloads is the relatively limited ability to zoom while maintaining a clear image...

Read the full article at Commercial UAV News.

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