Data drives these critical industries, and we help clients to derive intelligence from that data to better manage critical infrastructure remotely, reliably and automatically. Our knowledge and wide experience of designing bespoke sensor systems that deliver simple, clear solutions from often complex distributed data sources has been utilised by businesses globally.
D-CAT brings reliable monitoring, reporting and verification services to the water industry, exclusively across Australia and New Zealand through our teaming with Veolia, and directly to clients worldwide. Our ability to cover large regions cost-effectively from a range of satellites, and to do so with sufficient sensitivity, enables customers to benefit from early detection of issues as well as regular updates and trend analyses of what matters to them across their catchments and assets.
Examples of our value-adding services include:
Similar to the water industry, electricity suppliers have strict regulatory requirements that drive business practices and wide usage of sensing and processing technology, as well as modelling and mapping — all understood by D-CAT thanks to our team's heritage of safety-critical software system design, development and delivery. We work closely with clients and partners in the industry to understand specific needs, primarily listening before undertaking studies, proof-of-concept prototypes, or tailoring API services to meet requirements and deliver value proposed at the outset.
Industry requirements for sensing, processing and data intelligence include, to name just a few, thermal monitoring of buried conductors, ensuring trees remain at safe distances from power lines, stability of land around assets, and wide area surveillance.
Examples of projects we have undertaken include mapping tree heights using satellite images, which can inform vegetation management near power lines, and using satellite imagery together with our image processing technology to automatically detect solar panels.
Advanced sensing and processing is commonplace in the mining industry, and our ability to advise and consult as well as design and implement is of value to this sector. Whether as partners to inspection businesses where our spectral and image processing skills enable rapid detection with high probability performance figures, or as trusted partners monitoring land rehabilitation, our services and rare hyperspectral sensor processing expertise enables mining companies to find, manage and monitor things of value to them using trusted, proven partners.
Examples of our projects and services for the mining industry include working with a drone company to process visible and thermal imagery to find water leaks and other things of interest to their large mining client, and monitoring of rehabilitated mine sites to assist decisions around readiness for use as agricultural land.
Smith, M. (2020) "Making the most of your IoT data: Next-generation cloud systems for trusted, provable service delivery" Water RA webinar series on Digital, Data & Sensors, focusing on the Internet of Things, 22/09/2020 Download
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