Ascent Vision to Exhibit at AUVSI Xponential 2018

Ascent Vision to Exhibit at AUVSI Xponential 2018

Our partners, Ascent Vision, will be exhibiting at this year’s AUVSI Xponential to showcase the latest generation of gyro-stabilised optical solutions for commercial and defence operations. Where: booth 2610 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, USA When:...
A Brief History of ISR Camera Systems

A Brief History of ISR Camera Systems

Generation 1: the introduction of aerial imagery for ISR applications Before the progression to digital, gimbals were all about analogue, with an analogue video path, gyro, control board and camera. This meant that Generation 1 gimbals were big, bulky and low quality....
How to Improve the Quality of Your Aerial Footage

How to Improve the Quality of Your Aerial Footage

Is your camera system producing steady video? If the answer is no, it could be that your camera is lacking in stabilisation. Every platform, whether manned or unmanned, produces vibrations that influence the quality of video being recorded on board. So how do you get...

Single vs Multi-Sensor Gimbals: Which Should You Choose?

Single Sensor A single sensor camera payload allows one sensor to be integrated into the system, which is pre-defined by the manufacturer. This is usually an electro-optical (EO) sensor, which can provide high definition daylight imagery and video. A single sensor...
What to Expect from Your Gimbal

What to Expect from Your Gimbal

Your gimbal has just arrived and you are eager to get it plugged onto your UAV so you can experience its revered performance for yourself. But wait, first you have been asked to conduct an acceptance test. Why should you complete an acceptance test? To ensure that...