1upDrones 1Up Aerial Drone Services, Inc.

About Us

Our Business Gives Your Business A New Perspective....

Through Aerial UAV Technology Integration & Services...

--------- what we do

what we do

  • We sell drones
  • We provide drone services
  • We offer training, development, & expert consultation
  • We defend your company or events from drone incursions

OUR SERVICES

Aerial UAV Services

The age of the aerial photography drone is entering a new era. Aerial drone services have already made the leap from military to consumer use, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are poised to see their next leg of growth from commercial and civil government applications. Whether performing simple aerial drone photography, construction surveys, inspecting pipelines, real estate drone photography, aiding in surveillance or helping farmers enhance yields, drones are developing into powerful business tools.

Mapping and Photogrammetry

We use state of the art SaaS technology to deploy our drone on a pre-planned base map of your property. The UAVs capture thousands of high resolution images then we stitch together using photogrammetry. These images then provide a single, large-scale image of the mapped area, contours, elevations, GIS, a full 3D model of your property, and even a macro view of plant health.

AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY

From special events to commercial development, our skilled pilots and creative photographers can capture the perfect shot. Need video? No problem! Need custom branded and logo'd marketing? No problem! A 1UP pilot will visit your location and do all the flying and we do all of the post production

FREELANCE OPERATORS

We call this rent a pilot for critical jobs. 1UP has you covered. Our pilots are highly trained, experienced, and insured to fly small UAV (under 55lbs). Need a pilot AND a UAV? We've got you covered there too! Our pilots can bring their own drone! A 1UP pilot will visit your location and do all the flying.

Inspection

Difficult to scale roof-tops, HVAC units, cell towers, solar panels, electric transmission lines, are just a few examples of ideal targets that aerial drone services inspection are useful. Cost effectively mitigate risk and minimize expense by utilizing the latest in UAV (drone) technology.

Consulting

Has your business decided to build a team and bring unmanned technology in-house? Great decision! A 1UP specialist is here to guide you along the path and even provide training and one-on-one expertise to develop a tailored implementation and support plan that suits your needs.

Our Amazing Clients

And the list keeps growing!
  • Thank you guys so much for taking the time to work with us over the last week! You guys were awesome! We came into the class with lots of questions and reservations about flying expensive drones and left feeling confident and informed!

    South Metro Training Captain  – Chris Wells

    South Metro Fire Rescue – UAV Training
  • J.T. Thorpe is the oldest and largest refractory contractor in North America.  We have weekly engineering projects, inspections of kilns, petrochemical plants, collection of GIS data for mining operations, and many other projects where external factors such as high winds, weak GPS signals, & security concerns can be a challenge. 

    We purchased the Intel Falcon 8+ from 1UP and look forward to solving many of these challenges that you see with other systems.

    Jeremy Baker, Construction Manager

    Jeremy Baker, J.T. Thorpe & Son, Inc.
  • We needed to collect LiDAR data to develop LAS point clouds of bare earth surface data to estimate cut/fill volumes for a 15-mile long ditch lining and reshaping configuration project.

    “The 1UP LiDAR UAV data & precision equals less surprises and more accurate canal rehabilitation estimates.” 

    Craig Ullman, VP, Applegate Group

    Applegate Group, Craig Ullman, VP
  • We “took off” with the purchase of our 1st drone and accessories from 1UP Aerial Drone Services!!!  They provided expertise, links to helpful videos/websites that you won’t receive from other retailers.  While the battery hub and Phantom battery were back ordered, they communicated every step of the way and kept us up to date on status.  

    Nice job 1UP!  

    James T. Davis, CEO, Global Business Strategies, & GoFresh Homes LLC

    Jim Davis, GoFresh Homes Management Company, LLC
  • This 1 day course is ideal for companies looking to utilize drones for commercial use or individuals looking to prepare for their FAA Part 107

    Justin Holderness, Kineticorp

    Justin Holderness, Kineticorp – Beyond Part 107 Training
  • Strasburg Pharms is Colorado’s premier hemp farm offering all organically grown, laboratory extracted and tested, industrial hemp based Cannabidiol (CBD).   

    We asked 1UP to film the 2017 planting, growth, and harvest season.  They did an amazing job providing us with the full season time lapse video that tells a wonderful story about our 2017 season progress, our high quality CBD products, and beautiful views of our massive hemp farm in Strasburg, CO.

    In addition to the video, 1UP went above and beyond by providing us 3D models, contours, elevations, and macro level information about our plant health that will be useful to our upcoming 2018 season and beyond.

    1UP is a raving success! 

    Thank you! Brad Wyatt, Owner/Partner, Strasburg Pharms

    Brad Wyatt, Strasburg Pharms “Where the Healing Begins”
  • 1UP Drones recently completed a video of the Genesee Water & Sanitation District Operations. They were professional, creative, responsive to requests, and easy to work with. We can enthusiastically recommend 1UP to anyone with video needs and especially those that can be augmented with aerial photography.

    Fantastic work 1UP! Gary Anderson

    Good job, 1UP! Gary Anderson
    President, Board of Directors, Genesee Water and Sanitation District
  • Site evaluations [with a fixed wing aircraft] could cost us five or ten thousand dollars and take 60 days to schedule. We’d much rather spend two thousand on 1UP, and schedule it for next week to collect all the data we need.

    Micheal Leidich
    President, Summit Brick
  • We don’t need to spend hours walking the site every day… we can check it on the drone imagery and communicate to others in the due diligence and planning process.

    Terry Ten Eyck
    Canyon Pines, Carlson Land Development
  • 1UP Aerial Drone Services is a company of high integrity and professional aerial services. The insight and information they provided me at Church Ranch was fast, cost effective, safe, and more accurate than my traditional methods of dated aerial data and surveying information of my property. Their 3D modeling, photos, videos, data gathering, and analysis tools have assisted me through improved construction progress reports, surveying efficiency, and overall property marketing and is far more cost effective than logistically impossible, traditional methods.

    Charles Church McKay
    President, Church Ranch Companies

AERIAL DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY USE CASES

CONSTRUCTION, ENGINEERING, & SURVEYING

Drones are increasingly utilized to provide topographical maps, scan large job sites, and create contour maps of terrain and structures with great accuracy.

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INSURANCE AND FORENSIC SCIENCE

Accident reconstruction using drones is an emerging science which allows clients to collect information very quickly from large accident scenes.

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ADVERTISING, DIGITAL MEDIA, SALES, AND MARKETING

Drones reach consumers for advertising and signage through new and innovative ways. Drone-Vertising, videography, or as a hub of IoT.

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LAND DEVELOPMENT, COMMERCIAL REAL STATE

UAV's provide faster turnaround times and more detailed modeling of site topography, and commercial site development. Surveying combined with demographics are invaluable in today's exploding markets

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AGRICULTURE, COMMERCIAL FARMING, & LIVESTOCK MANAGEMENT

The fields of water rights management, precision agriculture, dam and reservoir inspection are benefiting land management and farmers by providing actionable data in dam, reservoir, water and ditch analysis, crop health, yields, and other cost-saving measures

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MINING

Drone use in mining is increasingly becoming an invaluable resource. Our platform allows customers the ability to monitor stockpiles and map exploration targets at a fraction of the cost and risk.

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CLEAN ENERGY, SOLAR, WIND, TRANSMISSION LINE, & CELL TOWER

The communications and energy industries are perpetually gathering information for risk management from pipeline monitoring to encroaching trees and foliage on transmission lines.

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Thoughts from our Pilots

The list of useful news

Beginners Guide to Aerial Drone & Videography Using Drones

Justin Kraft
2019-09-05

The old adage, “The sky is the limit” no longer holds true to enthusiasts of aerial photography and videography using drones. More and more, drones allow us to photograph and video from an entirely new and exciting perspective. Our obsession with a view from the top down continues to grow, fueling the steady growth of […]

Drone Uses: The Many High-Value Uses of Aerial Photography, Videography, Modeling, & Mapping

Raleigh Jackson
2019-07-30

Drone Uses in 7 Top Industries Many just see drones as being useful for photographers to capture great eagle eye shot angles, or as expensive toys for hobbyists. The fact is, they are missing the opportunities with drones that may exist within their own industries. Drone capabilities cover a wide spectrum. Let’s look at some […]

A Crackdown on The Drone Hobbyist

Raleigh Jackson
2019-06-27

If you somehow navigated to our page, you are likely some sort of drone enthusiast, maybe even a drone hobbyist, as in drones for fun, recreation, and giggles. If so, we’re glad you found us, as we provide news and product information that is of interest to drone hobbyists as well as commercial drone operators.  […]