Can’t take the heat! Thermal Drone Surveys…what, why and how

Updated: Apr 2, 2019

You may be aware of thermal cameras; some of you may even have seen or used one. The last ten years have seen huge advancements in what can be done with cameras, and the field of thermal imaging is not different. But for the purposes of this blog, we will be focusing on their uses when paired with drones.


What is a thermal camera?


Well If you didn’t know, a thermal camera is, it is a camera which rather than displaying a standard image, makes differing wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum available, in this case infrared. These cameras are able to use this detected energy to represent the temperature of any given object with a high degree of accuracy. This level of accuracy depends upon the camera. B