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25th Sep

A Case for Drones – In a Post Grenfell Landscape


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The Grenfell disaster which claimed the lives of 72 people was not a one-off event, absorbed and grieved over before everyone moved on. The repercussions of that night are still with us and continue to be significant for residents of high-rise buildings across the country. And, indeed, for the landlords, housing associations and local authorities […]

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11th Sep

Eye in the sky: How Iprosurv is using drones to survey buildings


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Rebecca Jones and her partner realised the commercial potential of drones, but, as she tells Martin Friel, it needed a leap of faith before their high-flying business could take off.

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3rd Sep

CAA grants extended line of sight permissions to Iprosurv


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Standard aviation regulations insist that drones remain within the pilot’s sight at all times during flight which has historically limited flight distances to around 500m but Iprosurv’s new permissions allow its remote pilots to fly drones up to 2km from the launch site, with no direct line of sight required by the remote pilot.

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26th Aug

Helping Customers Through Storm Francis


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Now that Storm Francis has finally subsided our pilots are beginning to see instructions coming through around the UK and we will be inspecting many damaged properties over the next few days.

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20th Aug

IPROSURV SELECT ALTITUDE ANGEL AS GLOBAL MAP DATA PROVIDER


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London, UK: Altitude Angel, the world’s leading UTM (Unmanned Traffic Management) technology provider, today announced survey and inspection provider, Iprosurv, has opted to embed Altitude Angel’s market leading data in its flight mapping solutions.

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10th Aug

Taking a lift from drones to stand out from the crowd


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The world of insurance broking can be cut-throat where every client win and reduction in premium counts, says Aston Lark’s head of claims and risk management, Richard Graham. But by embracing tech and, in particular, drones, he is confident that Aston Lark can steal a march on competitors.

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24th Jul

The outsider tasked with taking drones mainstream


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In most use cases drones will be safer, faster, cheaper, and often greener than the current alternatives. Beyond the obvious safety benefits, he says there are four key areas where drones are being or will be used extensively over the coming years.

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2nd Jul

Building survey case study


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For what started out as a niche plaything for flight enthusiasts, the penetration of drones into the commercial world is accelerating at rapid pace.

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22nd Jun

The only perspective is the customer perspective


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One of the industry’s most enthusiastic early adopters of drone technology, Zurich Insurance saw that drones can get places humans can’t and get there quicker too So, when Zurich’s UK Chief Claims Officer, David Nichols had a personal roof damage claim, he was keen to see if drones delivered what he thought they did. And here he gives us some insight from a unique perspective – a claims director experiencing the claims service firsthand.

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