About

in-Terra is a Swiss based company that pioneered drone mapping in 2005. Since this groundbreaking innovation we are leader on the way to the digital age with cuttingedge geo-technologies.

Our goals and
history

"Our goal is to deliver to our customers affordable solutions and services, based on most advanced technologies and guided by highest Swiss quality standards."
2017

Collaboration in
research projects

We have become a valuable partner for renowned Swiss research institutes and started several long term innovation projects with our partners.
2015

Foundation of
in-Terra India:
A new era in embedded
systems development

We put on the fast-growing market on the subcontinent and launch the development/production of our own sensor systems and drones.
2013

Launch of the Terrasphere
geospatial software

Based on our long-year experience with drone mapping and the growing amount of measurement data we decide to develop the webbased geosoftware Terrasphere.
2009

Foundation of
in-Terra

After several years of research and development in the field of drone construction and drone mapping Bernhard Dräyer founds in-Terra. in-Terra is possibly the worldwide first company that introduces drone mapping/surveying at a professional level
2007

The beginning of
drone based 3D mapping

The first drone is now upgraded with a servo-stabilized camera, remote trigger and features live video and telemetry downlink. Numerous test cases with digital photogrammetry
2006

First drone flight or
"the beginning of the drone-age"

Bernhard Dräyer, founder of in-Terra launches his first self-made multicopter drone.

in-terra team

Bernhard
Bernhard
Founder & CEO,
R&D/innovation lead
Education: MSc in geology, lic. commercial pilot, webdeveloper.

Experience: +15 years in applied geology, geospatial software development, 3D modeling, UAV mapping, drone builder.
Mathis
Mathis
Partner,
business development
Education: MSc in mineralogy/petrography, MSc business managment, Executive Programs Harvard Business School.

Experience: +15 years activity as business consultant for transportation, energy and telecom industry. Partner in several tech start-ups.
Ivan
Ivan
Geospatial software
development lead
Education: Msc in geoinformatics and geodesy.

Experience: +5 years in web GIS engineering/development and GIS analysis.
Vikram
Vikram
Manager of in-Terra India,
embedded systems & robotics lead
Education: B.Eng. in electronics & telecom.

Experience: +10 years in UAV design engineering, embedded systems engineering, IOT sensor system engineering.
Mikhail
Mikhail
Photogrammetry &
3D modeling lead
Education: MSc in geodesy & surveying.

Experience: +15 years in digital photogrammetry, GIS analysis, 3D modeling, geospatial software development.
Jeremie
Jeremie
UAV missions &
sensor installations,
applied geology
Education: MSc in geology, lic. helicopter pilot.

Experience: +4 years in UAV missions, applied geology, metrology.
Thibaud
Thibaud
Geologist,
GIS analyst
Education: MSc in geology.

Experience: +3 years in geology and GIS analysis.
Aniz
Aniz
Mechanical design
engineering
Education: MSc in mechanical engineering.

Experience: +3 years in product design, mechanical modeling and simulation.
Denise
Denise
Accounting & finance,
HR
Education: accountant.

Experience: +30 years in accounting.