New Partnership Brings senseFly Drones to Mining Customers

Swiss professional drone maker, senseFly, has joined forces with Maptek, experts in precision measurement and visualisation for the mining industry, to sign a new commercial agreement that enables Maptek to offer its customers a full, end-to-end data collection and analysis solution.

Under the terms of the agreement, Maptek will begin providing its customers with senseFly’s professional mapping and inspection drones (eBee, eBee RTK and albris) alongside its popular I-Site Studio 3D modelling software.

Maptek and senseFly’s agreement will roll out immediately across North America. Worldwide expansion of the deal is expected to follow soon thereafter.

“By combining a senseFly UAV with our I-Site Studio 3D modelling software, customers in the mining industry  now have a powerful solution that is driven by not only survey requirements, but the in-depth modelling, change detection and data output requirements demanded by mining professionals,” said Todd Packebush, Maptek’s Director of I-Site Sales / Business Development.

“senseFly’s durable, largely automated mapping drones are already employed by thousands of professionals, such as mining engineers, around the world, who appreciate the productivity and safety boosting benefits of collecting geospatial data from the air,” added Jean-Christophe Zufferey, senseFly’s CEO. “By partnering with Maptek we are joining forces with one of the industry’s most respected and recognised solution providers, a company that is perfectly positioned to help bring such benefits to even more mining professionals.”

Explore Maptek’s I-Site Studio 3D & senseFly drone technology at MINExpo 2016: Maptek booth (no. 6028).

Explore the benefits professionals drone technology can offer the mining industry:https://www.sensefly.com/applications/mining.html

About Maptek
Maptek™ has stayed at the forefront of innovative mining technology for 35 years. We specialise in developing powerful 3D visualisation software to help mining professionals better understand their data. Maptek remains committed to providing solutions across the entire mining value chain.
www.maptek.com

About senseFly
At senseFly we develop and produce aerial imaging drones for professional applications. Safe, ultra-light and easy to use, these highly automated data collection tools are employed by customers around the world in fields such as surveying, agriculture, GIS, industrial inspection, mining and humanitarian aid. senseFly was founded in 2009 by a team of robotics researchers and quickly became the industry leader in mapping drones. Today we continue to lead the way in developing situationally aware systems that help professionals make better decisions. senseFly is the commercial drone subsidiary of Parrot Group, the world leader in consumer drones.
www.senseFly.com

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