Copenhagen and Frankfurt, Oct. 18, 2017 – Phase One Industrial and Lufthansa Aerial Services announced that they have signed an agreement to explore collaborative development and deployment of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for a range of specialized industrial surveying and inspection projects.
Under terms of the agreement, Phase One Industrial and Lufthansa Aerial Services are testing and evaluating scenarios for UAV-based aerial equipment featuring Phase One Industrial aerial cameras.
“Phase One Industrial is proud to be working with the Lufthansa Aerial Services team,” said Dov Kalinski, General Manager, Phase One Industrial. “This team has a distinguished history in understanding the technical needs of customers who require the highest levels of accuracy in aerial imaging.”
“Recent pilot projects with Phase One Industrial aerial camera equipment have already yielded extraordinary mission results,” said Dr. Benjamin Löhr, Head of Lufthansa Aerial Services. “Together we are now working to evaluate other UAV-based solutions for industrial uses, based on our customers’ needs.”
UAV-based aerial imaging solutions are designed to offer lower cost and greater safety for a wide variety of specialized industrial applications, such as: power line monitoring, inspection of wind turbines, railways, roads, bridges and other civil engineering jobs.
About Lufthansa Aerial Services
Lufthansa Aerial Services, powered by Lufthansa Consulting, is located in Frankfurt, Germany. The UAV operator delivers commercial drone-supported services for large infrastructure customers and institutions who have a need for complex aerial inspection procedures, monitoring and surveying in difficult areas, or in areas which can only be accessed with associated danger. Lufthansa Aerial Services produces analyses on the basis of the images taken and collected data, so that customers can be quickly provided with information and figures regarding weaknesses or defects in the inspected infrastructure. The operations are founded on the values of the Lufthansa brand — safety, quality, reliability, and more than 60 years of experience in flight operations and technology, as well as advisory and consulting expertise.
About Phase One Industrial
Phase One Industrial is a division of Phase One A/S and is dedicated to research, development and manufacturing of specialized industrial camera systems and equipment. Phase One Industrial camera systems are built specifically for applications such as aerial photography, homeland security and inspection. The company provides advanced hardware and imaging software solutions that meet the unique requirements of their users.