The ZALA AERO flight teams performed aerial monitoring of winter roads in the interests of Gazpromneft-Snabzhenie LLC using ZALA unmanned systems.
Winter roads are an important element of the infrastructure for the supply of remote fields; therefore, it is necessary to monitor the integrity and condition of winter roads for the safe mobility of vehicles. For collecting visual data, unmanned aircraft are considered the most effective and cost-effective solution due to their simplicity and safety of the application
The complex of works on aerial monitoring using ZALA unmanned systems included the collection and processing of visual data on the condition of winter roads and driveways. In the process of collecting information there has been verified such criteria as the condition of the roadbed, the presence of dangerous sections along the route were checked and an orthophotomap of the territory was created.
In addition to aerial photography, ZALA flight teams performed video monitoring of the winter road with HD images to analyze the earth's surface for violations of the integrity of the winter road, as well as to monitor the operation of machinery, parking of equipment, the presence of detours and crossings.
Upon the completion of the aerial monitoring, the data was uploaded to the 4Z1 global monitoring system, which combines the functions of processing, storing, and transmitting data to the Customer and ensures data confidentiality by encrypting the information during delivery.