Cable-tethered drone for use as sensor carrier platform in Agriculture or for security purposes

Cable tethered drone – Unlimited flight time with the PodCopter

The PodCopter uses image processing for permanent and autonomous control and flies in a given position to its platform. A power supply via cable allows an unlimited flight time. Thus the PodCopter allows a long-term use of versatile sensor technology.

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Application areas

Due to the use of versatile sensor technology the PodCopter can be used in different areas. The drone is equipped with the latest camera technology allowing an exact image analysis for different tasks.


• Wild animal detection / Thermal imaging camera & RGB camera
• Cutting Edge Detection
• Overload function
• Windrow detection
• Green detection, weed analysis / spectral measurement

Security & Defence

• Securing border areas and perimeter protection
• Monitoring of safety areas e.g. accident sites
• Video surveillance at e.g. events
• Object protection of e.g. security-relevant buildings and infrastructure

Your key benefits:

• Automated take-off, flight and landing procedure
• Automatic positioning to the vehicle while driving
• 100% autonomous flying system
• Individual presetting of position by driver
• Unlimited flight time due to power supply via cable
• Universally applicable for vehicles of all kinds
• Quick-change holder for conversion to other vehicles
• usable sensors: thermal camera, 3D stereo camera, spectral measurement, zoomable cameras

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