Data Capture and High Resolution Imaging

Cameras and sensors we recommend for exploration, survey, inspection and agriculture.



DJI Zenmuse X5S

Equipped with an uprated Micro 4/3 sensor, the DJI Zenmuse X5S has a dynamic range of 12.8 stops with a very good signal to noise ratio. Included are the gimbal, camera, and lens.

Product Highlights: Gimbal + Camera + Lens, Micro 4/3 Sensor, 5.2K at 30 fps / 4K at 60 fps, 20.8MP Still Images, 12.8 Stops of Dynamic Range, 12-Bit Raw, 20 fps Continuous Burst



The Sony QX1 

Sony ILCE-QX1L Mirrorless Lens-Style Camera The Sony QX1 is a 20 mega pixel high resolution lens style digital camera. Light weight and capable of collecting high quality imagery for mapping and collecting dimensional and volume data.

Depending on the industry purpose this camera is mounted to the Outdoor Robotics drone using a fixed bracket or 2 axis gimbal. The versatility of the HoverCat drone system is being able to mount camera or sensors in different positions to capture the best images for delivering the best data.



Mica Sense Red Edge MultiSpectral Camera


StediDrone_MicaSense_RedEdge_1_1024x1024The MicaSense RedEdge™ is an advanced, lightweight, multispectral camera optimized for use in small unmanned aircraft systems, and available for use on manned aircraft as well. RedEdge™ provides accurate multi-band data for agricultural remote sensing applications.

RedEdge™ is much more than just a camera, sharing more design features with Earth imaging satellites than it does with standard consumer cameras. Industrial imaging sensors provide high dynamic range in varying lighting conditions while removing artifacts commonly seen in drone video and imagery. Coupled with MicaSense ATLAS, RedEdge™ provides a complete imaging, processing, and analysis system ready for integration with any platform.