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Podcast: SunCast Episode 179: Drone-Enabled Solar Design Software

Podcast: SunCast Episode 179: Drone-Enabled Solar Design Software

John sat down with Nico Johnson to discuss how he left the corporate world at NRG to launch Scanifly. "I go full throttle ... hyperloop mode," John recounts his efforts to solve many of the problems solar site surveyors and system designers experience everyday. John also shares his vision for Scanifly, how drones and reality capture software interrelate, and his thoughts for the future of the solar industry. Enjoy the listen!

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Two Leading clean energy programs select Scanifly to join their communities

Two Leading clean energy programs select Scanifly to join their communities

We are honored and excited to have been accepted into two of the country’s leading clean tech communities: Urban Future Lab and Cleantech Open. These are incredible opportunities for us to learn from and build relationships with current and future leaders of the clean energy industry.

Combining the Best Technologies for the Ultimate in 3D Modeling

Combining the Best Technologies for the Ultimate in 3D Modeling

Cambridge startup Scanifly isn’t just another drone data platform.  With a background in solar technology and a clear view of the value proposition for drone data, founder John Novak and his team are combining technologies for the best in 3D modeling for the enterprise – and beyond.

LiDAR for solar system assessment and design

LiDAR for solar system assessment and design

Scanifly’s LiDAR-based 3D mapping drone, Flydar, is a ready-made mapping solution for solar panel installation. The data captured by LiDAR is incredibly detailed and can accurately measure the distances and angles of rooftops, while also mapping trees that need to be removed or trimmed to maximize sun exposure, all in a matter of minutes.