HAEVIC SURVEYS PLANTATIONS USING NDVI TECHNOLOGY
HAEVIC recently surveyed plantations using NDVI technology and a multi-spectral camera. The images show healthy trees (green) and trees that are under stress (red). The software automatically also counts the trees and calculates the percentage of healthy trees in the given area.
HAEVIC ATTENDS ROUND TABLE
HAEVIC recently attended a round table discussion about drone in agriculture hosted by PWC in Menlyn, Gauteng.
HAEVIC FLIES DEMO FOR ESKOM – NORTH WEST
Haevic recently flew a demo route for Eskom in the North West Province illustrating how Eskom can benefit from these services in the planning of informal housing settlements. This contoured aerial photo show the Grimbeeckpark suburb in Potchefstroom, North West.
HAEVIC ATTRACTS THE YOUNGH CROWD
Dr. Gerhard Coetzee with a young drone enthusiast impressed by the HAEVIC drones at NAMPO 2017.
VISIT HAEVIC AT NAMPO
Come and visit HAEVIC's presentation at NAMPO! Location: inside the Africom Agri tent.
HIGH DEFINITION ORTHO MOSAIC MAPS
HAEVIC has been busy in the Upington area recently. They used a drone to survey and collect data from a 65 hectare area. From these Ortho Mosaic Map data, they created a contour map of the entire area.
HAEVIC ASSISTS IN TRACKING FARM ATTACKERS
Haevic has been summoned to assist the SAPD in Potchefstroom in tracking farm attackers. The attack took place near Potchefstroom at about 07:00 on 23 March 2017. The HAEVIC team jumped into action with their Phantom 3 Drone.
ORDER YOUR DJI MAVIC PRO TODAY
HAEVIC recently introduced the new DJI MAVIC PRO – fully foldable and fits in your bag. A 7km flight distance and 28 minute flight time and fully automated flight sequence ensures outstanding performance and user-friendliness. Order your DJI MAVIC PRO today for only R17 095 ex VAT.
INTRODUCING THE DJI PHANTOM 4 PRO
HAEVIC recently upgraded their product range from the DJI Phantom 3 to the DJI Phantom 4 Pro. These state-of-the-art UAV’s are fitted with many advanced technical specifications such as a 1-inch image sensor, mechanical shutter, obstacle sensing, 7km long-range control and a 30-minute flight time to name but a few.
HAEVIC – NOW PROUD DISTRIBUTORS OF SLANTRANGE PRODUCTS
HAEVIC has recently acquired the rights to offer and distribute the state-of-the-art Slantrange Multispectral Cameras. HAEVIC has combined these highly advanced cameras with an unmanned aerial vehicle able to carry a full pay load for up to 47 minutes at sea level.
FARMER IMPRESSED WITH DRONE PRIZE
HAEVIC recently joined Landbouweekblad in hosting a competition: WIN A DRONE. This competition urged the public to participate by submitting a video of a unique ‘Boereplan’ to simplify life on the farm. Mr. HP Grabe from Fauresmith in the Free State. Click on the link below to view the Landbouweekblad article about this competition.
WIN A DRONE COMPETITION WINNER
HAEVIC is proud to announce the winner of the ‘Win a drone competition’. This competition was held in conjunction with Landbouweekblad. HP Grabe from Dassiespoort in Fauresmith Free State. Mr Grabe was chosen out of a lot of very contributing applicants thanks to his solution for heavy iron pipes with high maintenance on a windmill.
THE “100 TEENAGER DRONE FLIGHT TRAINING PROJECT”
The upcoming drone industry has provided a myriad of new opportunities for young entrepreneurs.
This adventurous project will provide the prospective young pilot with the basic outfit to start an illustrious career in the drone industry –
ASSISTING WITH HEALTH AND SAFETY
HAEVIC recently assisted AIM Diamond Mine, in the North West Province, with a Health and Safety survey. HAEVIC surveyed the mine to illustrate the workflow between workers and different machinery.
THE DARTGUN IN ACTION
This video showcases the DartGun in action. This product can be effectively utilized in the wildlife and veterinary fields. Decrease your inspection or animal capturing times with the help of the HAEVIC DartGun.
OPEN PIT MINE MAPPING
HAEVIC assisted the Perth Manganese Mine in the Northern Cape with mapping of the open pit mine. HAEVIC made use of one of their long range UAV’s to fly over the entire mine. They used the data collected during the flight to create a contour map of the mine.
HAEVIC INSPECTS TRIOMF’S NEW ROOF
TRIOMF has just finished with the refurbishment of its storage warehouse at the TRIOMF Potchefstroom plant. 21 000m2 of the current warehouse were fitted with new state of the art acid resistant sheeting that were imported from Israel. HAEVIC flew over the new roof to review the progress being made.
BEDNAR DEMO – 10 AUGUST 2016
On the 10th of August 2016, BEDNAR South Africa did a demonstration at the Rietfontein Group in Viljoenskroon. The client was looking for an implement that would minimise his tilling process. For the client's specific needs we thought it best to use the BEDNAR Mulcher MM7000.
BEDNAR DEMO – 5 AUGUST 2016
On the 5th of August 2016, BEDNAR South Africa held a demonstration day on Francois Marx’s farm in Vredefort, Free State. BEDNAR South Africa started the day with a demonstration of the BEDNAR Swifterdisc XO4500 followed by the BEDNAR Terraland TN3000 Proffi.
ENDURING DRONES HELPS WITH FARM SECURITY
Many farmers are already using drones and robot aircraft to combat criminal activities on their farms.
Some farmers are frustrated with drones that can’t stay in the air long enough to pick-up criminal activity. A typical drone can usually maintain about 20 minutes of flying time where a robot plane can fly a longer distance.
HAEVIC INTRODUCES THE FIRST EVER TRANQUILIZER DART GUN INSTALLED ON A DRONE
Again rewriting the history books, HAEVIC today introduced the first ever tranquilizer dart gun installed on a drone to the public.
FIGHTING CRIME – INTRODUCING HAEVIC SWIFT
In its ongoing quest to serve the local agriculture industry, HAEVIC has developed a drone to fight the ongoing criminal activities on farms.
HAEVIC PRINTS THEIR OWN PARTS
Haevic has recently acquired their own 3D printer and is now able to print their own parts for different UAV designs.
TRIOMF SITE FLYOVER
HAEVIC surveys the TRIOMF Fertilizer Factory in Potchefstroom, Northwest – displaying the incredible size of this state-of-the-art production facility as well as the transformation the factory buildings have undergone within the last few years.
HAEVIC SURVEYS BANANA PLANTATIONS
During a recent visit to a community of farmers in the Lowveld (South Africa), HAEVIC illustrated the advantages of using drone technology for monitoring crop.
HAEVIC INSPECTS WIND TURBINES
The Haevic team completed a demo inspection the past week at the Sere Windfarm in Koekenaap on the West Coast of South Africa. They assisted the farm in the inspection of the turbines’ steel towers on which it has been installed.
BOMA FACTORY COMPLETE
The HAEVIC team has flown the completed factory site at Boma, on the banks of the Congo river to showcase the astonishing goal the construction team has reached in completing the first-of-its-kind fertilizer manufacturing plant in the DRC. As the video showcases, the factory is now completed and ready for production.
HAEVIC PERFORMS A SITE SURVEY AT BUKANGA-LONZO
Ever expanding its own limits, Haevic recently performed a site survey for Bukanga-Lonzo in the DRC. What makes this exercise remarkable is the fact that a total of 5 000 hectares were plotted within a few hours. This is due to Haevic’s capability to use their high endurance RPAS, covering 1000 hectares within an one hour flight!
SILO CONSTRUCTION AT PARC AGRO DE BUKANGA-LONZO, DRC FROM A BIRDS EYE VIEW
The construction of the grain storage facility is in full swing. The soil is in the process of being taken away to ensure that the base on which the grain silos will be built on, is levelled out.
The Panga is a much larger aircraft that has a load bearing capacity thus, making it better for longer range flights. It has an airtime of 3 – 7 hours and can be used for Aerial Photography, Surveillance, Medical and Military application that require more weight to be carried.
The Haevic team featured in the Potchefstroom Herald: ‘Farmers turn to the ‘eye in the sky’ as predators take a toll on sheep numbers’
THE TIME IS NOW!
After a successful debut stint in the DRC recently, the Haevic 1, packed with features especially appealing to the Precision Agricultural farming environment, has landed.
Have you always wanted to fly a drone?
Well, now is your chance!
As with every new year, there are plenty of new aspirations and ambitions flying about and the team at Haevic has identified this craving for adventure by providing new, exciting training opportunities in the form of a beginner's course.
Drone & Robotic Systems (Pty) Ltd Trading as HAEVIC is a steadfast giant within the African agricultural sector. With their roots firmly embedded in all aspects of drone aviation, most notably as the sole providers of highly skilled specialised drone training in South Africa and offers innovative solutions of surveillance and security in the agricultural sector. Drones armed with infra-red cameras, built-in GPS systems and accompanying software, adds a whole new dimension to the farmer’s ability to monitor his assets in regards to crop health, livestock surveillance and security. By guiding the farmer to drone applications, taking budget and circumstances into account, drone advantages are endless. Drones are turning the agricultural sector into an emerging frontier for new drone technology by making surveillance and security protocol in and around your crops a minor task, opening up a wide range of possibilities within the security and surveillance fields. HAEVIC offers a wide range of drone options which includes the HAEVIC 1 - a drone specially designed to provide aerial support, the SkyHunter Drone with an automated flight plan, the SuperDrone – collapsible and easy to launch, and the DartDrone, darting livestock or game from the sky.