What is a drone and how do drones work is answered here in this easy to understand article. Drone technology is constantly evolving as new innovation and big investment are bringing more advanced drones to the market every few months. Below, we discuss UAV technology on the most popular drones on the market, which have…

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A great educational drone is one which doesn’t cost you a fortune and at the same time gives you everything you need to build and code the UAV. There are quite a few drones for education available, whether you want to learn at home, in the classroom or on a University program. Along with fun…

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Lidar sensors on UAVs capture imagery which only a few years ago needed an aircraft carrying large heavy lidar sensors and a crew to accomplish. Here, we look at 12 of the best lidar sensors for drones along with the best lidar drones. We feature lidar sensors from manufacturers such as Velodyne, Routescene, Leddartech, Riegl,…

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With Follow Me drone technology, the UAV is programmed to automatically follow you around, giving you many opportunities to film unique aerial shots. At present there are 2 types of drone Follow Me technology.  Here, we look at the technology used in drones that follow you. Then, we review the 12 best follow me drones…

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Drones with obstacle detection and collision avoidance sensors are becoming more prevalent in both the consumer and professional sectors. This year, we have quite a few drones with collision avoidance technology. This obstacle detection and avoidance technology started with sensors detecting objects in front of the drone. Now the latest drones from DJI, Walkera, Yuneec…

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A flash lidar also known as a ToF camera sensor on a drone or ground based system has many powerful uses. These flash lidar Time-of-Flight camera sensors can be used for object scanning, measure distance, indoor navigation, obstacle avoidance, gesture recognition, tracking objects, measuring volumes, reactive altimeters, 3D photography, augmented reality games and much more….

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Drones for delivering parcels and all types of goods is receiving massive investment from some really big players all over the globe. With large companies such as Amazon, Walmart, UPS, Google and many global postal companies investing in drone delivery projects, it is only a matter of time before their drone parcel delivery service goals…

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Having the fisheye effect in your aerial photos is a big problem.  However, barrel distortion correction in your existing aerial photos can easily be solved with a number of software programs. This post with examples and videos show you exactly what fisheye distortion is, how it comes about and how you can remove it using…

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The DJI Mavic 2 updates contain fixes and improvements to your quadcopter. It is not just the Mavic 2 quadcopter and its components which the firmware upgrade fixes and improves. These DJI Mavic 2 firmware upgrades also contain software for the the remote controller and batteries.  So it is very important to install the latest Mavic…

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The top drones reviewed here all have excellent 4k cameras, GPS and autopilot systems giving you many options when it comes to flying, aerial filming and photography. Many of these drones have incredibly low prices due to the competition in the drone sector. These top drones all have 4k cameras and can be flown by…

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This DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom review looks at the outstanding features of these 2 new quadcopters. Both Mavic 2 drones are a tremendous feat of engineering, elegant design and new innovative technology from DJI. In our Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom review, we give you a nice overview of…

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The best of Ireland’s scenery is featured in our top drone videos today. Known as the Garden of Europe, these top drone footage of Ireland’s scenery are captured beautifully. From an eagles view, we cover beautiful Irish scenery including Powerscourt Waterfall and Gardens, Glendalough, Yeats Country, Gougane Barra in Cork, the rugged West of Ireland…

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When it comes to 3D photogrammetry software for drones, there is quite a choice.  There are many 3D mapping software companies, which provide a free version or free evaluation period, allowing you to try the software first before any purchase.  You can then compare the various photogrammetry software packages. Below, we review with videos, the…

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The aerial footage from a 4k drone is without doubt just stunning. Today, we review the 12 best 4k drones on the market.  We also take a quick look at 4k camera technology and the real benefits to filming with a 4k drone camera.  These 4k drones equipped with ultra high definition video cameras are…

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Here are 7 of the best drone videos of India, which are filmed with exceptional quality.  India is so diverse and immensely colorful. These drone videos of India show a magnificent country, which has all the geographic features such as mountains, plains, desert, plateaus, islands and grasslands. These drone videos of India have footage of…

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The DJI Assistant 2 software contains extra settings and utilities for all DJI equipment such as drones, gimbals and cameras. With the DJI Assistant 2 Mavic, you have options to upload  flight data, black box information, calibrate your vision sensors and upgrade your firmware. There is also a DJI Assistant 2 Simulator for testing flight…

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A thermal imaging camera on a drone turns it into a powerful tool, which can be used in many sectors from construction, mining, electrical, surveillance, firefighting, search and rescue. Thermal drones which use vision imaging cameras have so many positive uses by detecting heat coming from almost all objects and materials turning them into images…

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All drone parts and components are vital to a smooth and safe flight. Knowing the parts of a drone will give you extra confidence while flying. You will also know which components to inspect on a regular basis and the drone parts which are easy to replace or upgrade. If you have any flight problems,…

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This DJI Mavic Air footage is proof of the stunning and professional quality from DJI’s latest pocket sized quadcopter. This Mavic Air drone with its 4k camera and ultra stabilized 3 axis mechanical gimbal has an angular vibration range reduced to just 0.005°. The gimbal is set in a triangular formation and new gimbal dampeners…

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Flying a top aerial photography drone is the only way to capture stunning landscapes. Here are the best drones for aerial photography, each having 4k cameras, super smooth stabilization, first person view, intelligent flight modes, excellent automatic and manual camera settings. These UAVs have the best cameras for drone photography and all have an excellent…

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This DJI Inspire 2 review looks at the specs, features and the many frequently asked questions on this top aerial cinematography quadcopter. The Inspire 2 advanced flight, stability, gimbal, camera, obstacle detection along with many safety features were and still are much better than larger and more pricey drones on the market. This review also covers…

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Knowing how to calibrate the Phantom 4 IMU is important.  If your Phantom 4 is flying erratically, not flying or hovering correctly, then fly the quadcopter in and calibrate the IMU. When the IMU is back in the green and within the ideal range, then it is safe to fly the Phantom 4 quadcopter again. It must…

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Knowing how to calibrate the DJI Spark IMU, compass or remote control quickly is important.  If your DJI Spark quadcopter is flying erratically or drifting when it should be hovering, fly the quadcopter in straight away. Then quickly calibrate the Spark compass and IMU before the battery runs critically low where you shouldn’t attempt the…

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Knowing how to calibrate the Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom vision sensors is very important. If your are receiving the Mavic 2 vision system error, or if your quadcopter is flying erratically, perhaps not hovering correctly, then you need to calibrate the Mavic 2 Vision Positioning System. Also, if the Mavic 2 vision system is…

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