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  • 15 November 2019
    R&D

    The EUDP (Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program) is funding a newly established project collaboration that seeks to reduce the weight and cost of jacket foundations for offshore wind turbines using a high strength steel tubular joint design. Jacket foundations are characterised by having tubular main legs and in between smaller cross stiffening tubulars welded […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Environment

    HiDef announced that it has secured a 12 month contract to conduct aerial surveys for the State of Maryland with their bespoke super HD digital video technology. The project will see HiDef analyze sea bird and sea mammal species in state waters for proposed offshore wind projects. Maryland has proven to be a front runner […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Environment

    HiDef Aerial Surveying has completed a 7 year licensing deal with Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) of Maine, USA, for exclusive rights to manufacture and sell HiDef’s Collision Avoidance Technology in the USA. In September 2014 the partners received $1.1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to further develop HiDef’s Collision Avoidance Technology which seeks […]

  • 26 October 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) has been selected by DONG Energy to undertake ultra high resolution digital video aerial surveys at a new offshore wind farm site in the Irish Sea, known as the Isle of Man project. The Isle of Man project, as a proposed development in the Isle of Man’s territorial seas, requires […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Environment, Technology

    HiDef Aerial Surveying has signed an exclusive deal with BioConsult SH GmbH & Co. KG of Germany to operate HiDef’s technology and infrastructure within Denmark and its territorial waters. The five year contract allows BioConsult SH to provide digital video surveys to German wind farm developers, government departments and academic institutes. BioConsult already has a […]

  • 6 October 2014

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) announced the appointment of Kit Hawkins to the Board of Directors as Commercial Director. Kit joins HiDef from international renewable energy consultancy TÜV SÜD PMSS and has a wealth of project management and development experience, having held senior roles on a number of major offshore wind projects, including with Centrica […]

  • 3 July 2013
    R&D, Technology

    A demonstration vehicle design that meets the challenges of cable laying for the development of offshore wind farms is being developed by IHC Engineering Business. The Hi-Traq vehicle is backed by a history of innovation. It is the result of investment in focused research and development by the company which is based in North East […]

  • 15 June 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) has secured a contract with SSE to provide services to the Beatrice offshore wind farm. Speaking on the award, HiDef’s Commercial Director, Kit Hawkins said: “Beatrice is a hugely important project for the UK’s offshore wind industry, being one of the first to be granted a Contract for Difference by the […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Environment

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) has extended an agreement with Centrica Energy for the delivery of high-resolution digital video aerial survey services for Lincs Wind Farm. HiDef has already delivered ornithological and marine mammal survey services to Centrica across its portfolio of offshore wind projects.  The survey’s design was driven by the results of a […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited has completed a merger with German environmental consultancy, BioConsult. The partnership gives HiDef access to BioConsult’s pool of over thirty environment scientists, marine biologists, ornithologists and statisticians. The link between BioConsult SH and HiDef was established in 2013, when BioConsult SH became the first European Licensee for HiDef’s bespoke digital aerial […]

  • 6 February 2012

    In an attempt to address the perennial problems of land access and intensive labour requirements for infrastructure surveys, HiDef has developed a video inspection survey service which has been employed by Forewind, the developer of the UK’s largest windfarm Dogger Bank. HiDef deployed its super HD camera technology from fixed wing aircraft in a similar […]

  • 19 February 2015

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) has congratulated Forewind on the consent for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, the largest offshore wind consent award worldwide to date and one in which HiDef has played an important role. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck is the first stage of development in the Dogger Bank Zone and will have an installed […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Wildlife surveys by HiDef Aerial Surveying played a crucial role in yesterday’s granting of permission to build the UK’s largest offshore wind farm almost 100 miles into the North Sea, the survey company said. HiDef began extensive aerial surveying of marine mammals and birds across almost 3,500 square miles of the Dogger Bank in 2009. During […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Technology service provider HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) announced results of their latest audited accounts for year ending 30 October 2014 to coincide with their reselection as one of UK Trade and Investment’s (UKTI) Export Champions for 2015. Within the financial year, HiDef tripled the number of overseas markets it was active in, export sales […]

  • 5 January 2015

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) has been commissioned by DONG Energy to undertake high resolution digital video aerial surveys at the recently consented Burbo Bank Extension project. These surveys, which may continue into the operational phase of the Burbo Bank Extension, have been designed to determine how red throated diver, an important seabird species, may […]

  • 7 June 2016
    R&D, Technology

    HiDef today informed that its bespoke ultra-high resolution digital video aerial technology had been confirmed as the standard bearer for offshore wildlife surveys by academics from the University of Kiel. The study, published in May, has highlighted the effectiveness of HiDef’s technology, with a direct comparison to two still camera platforms. The study reports on the findings […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has selected HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited to undertake ultra-high resolution digital video aerial surveys for birds and marine megafauna across the Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm.  The Hornsea Zone is located adjacent to the River Humber, approximately 200 kilometres south of Newcastle and 75 kilometres north of The Wash. Hornsea Project Three is the latest […]

  • 28 August 2012

    HiDef has recently completed its 12 month long development and testing programme for its ‘next generation’ of imaging technologies. HiDef uses its patented technology to provide an aerial survey and mapping service to large scale infrastructure developers.  John Martin, Managing Director of HiDef, said “we couldn’t be more delighted with the development and testing phase […]

  • 18 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The final phase of testing the HiWave technology is complete and the HiWave project can now focus on tackling the deployment of the technology at a full scale, KIC InnoEnergy informed. The HiWave project aims to industrialise a wave energy converter with five times higher energy density compared to existing technologies. The real size prototype of […]

  • 21 May 2012

    HiDef will be exhibiting at the first Global Offshore Wind Show to be held in London’s Excel Centre on 13th and 14th June. Stand 233. HiDef Managing Director John Martin commented: “There are so many nations now contemplating offshore wind that it makes sense to have a global show. HiDef have invested in our largest […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    HiDef Aerial Surveying have strengthened their position in the European market with two new German offshore contracts. New orders include consenting surveys for Dong Energy consultant, BioConsult, as well as baseline data acquisition for the University of Kiel. Both contracts will provide marine bird and mammal population data using HiDef’s unique extreme definition video technology. […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    IHC Merwede has officially introduced the world’s first four-tracked subsea trencher, specifically developed for shallow water operations and targeted towards cable burial in offshore wind farms.  The Hi-Traq was presented at a special event at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, which was attended by offshore wind industry professionals from the UK, Europe and the USA. This […]

  • 8 January 2014
    R&D

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Ltd has appointed Steve Burns to the role of Technical Director.  Mr. Burns joined HiDef in March 2012, and takes his new post with immediate effect. In his new role, he will improve the effectiveness of technical processes at HiDef in addition to managing the development of new IP. Since 2008, the […]

  • 18 January 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    HiDef Aerial Surveying has been delivering extreme high resolution video marine mammal and bird surveys to Hexicon AB since January 2015, in support of Hexicon’s application for consent for the Dounreay Tri Demonstrator project. Hexicon is a Swedish company with a background within shipbuilding and technology development, which is applying for consent to build and […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Technology

    IHC Merwede’s Hi-Traq trencher won the New Mechanical Product of the Year award at British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs) event held on October 9 in London.  Mechanical products come in all shapes and sizes, but IHC’s Hi-Traq subsea crawler vehicle is big. And the design challenges involved were equally large. Hi-Traq provides the ability to ensure safe […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Environment

    Marine Scotland have partnered with HiDef Aerial Surveying to develop a sound aerial survey strategy for Scottish waters, to meet requirements for the sustainable development of offshore marine renewables and a network of Marine Protected Areas. HiDef will install their patented digital video technology into Marine Scotland fisheries aircraft, up to 10 large scale surveys […]