With Follow Me drone technology, the UAV is programmed to automatically follow you around, giving you many opportunities to film some very unique aerial shots. It’s hands free flying and filming. At present there are 2 types of drone Follow Me mode technology.  This article presents a quick guide to follow me drone technology along…

 

UAV lidar and photogrammetry imaging applications are increasing rapidly. This is not surprising as using GPS enabled UAVs for aerial surveying is very cost effective in comparison to hiring an aircraft with photogrammetry equipment.   Because UAVs are relatively inexpensive, many organisations will have their own fleet, allowing for rapid surveys over large land areas…

 
 

Without doubt, 4k UHD video is definitely the starting baseline standard for market entry into aerial filming with drones.   Today, we look at what exactly 4k UHD video is and the real benefits to shooting in 4k. We do a tour of the drones presently equipped with 4k ultra high definition video cameras and…

 

Flying using FPV goggles is a terrific experience. It’s important to buy the best FPV glasses which are correct for you. Understanding terminology such as field of view, adjustable IPD, glass optics, resolution and digital head tracking is will help you pick the right FPV drone goggles. If you choose the wrong FPV headset, then…

 

Multispectral imaging sensors on agricultural drones will allow the farmer manage crops and soil more effectively. This multispectral imaging agriculture remote sensing technology use Green, Red, Red-Edge and Near Infrared wavebands to capture both visible and invisible images of crops and vegetation. The multispectral images integrate with specialized software applications which output the information into…

 

Gyro stabilization, the IMU and flight controller is essential for a drone to fly perfectly. Three and six axis gyro stabilization technology provide navigational information to the flight controller and make drones easier and safer to fly. Gyro stabilization technology is one of the components which gives us the smooth flight capabilities allowing us to…

 

Knowing how to update your 3DR Solo firmware to the latest version is very important.  The Solo firmware upgrades will fix bugs in the software along with adding new flight features giving you a far better flying and filming experience. Upgrading the firmware software on the Solo remote controller and quadcopter is pretty easy.  The…

 

Having a top quality drone gimbal is essential to capturing great aerial film, photography, 3D mapping, lidar, photogrammetry and other sensor driven imagery. For drones to be used widely across different sectors, it is essential that UAV gimbal stabilization technology keeps in line with drone innovation. This is very much the case so far. This…

 

All drone components are vital for you to enjoy a smooth and safe flying experience.  Knowing the parts of a drone will give you extra confidence as a drone owner.  You will know which components to inspect on a regular basis and the drone parts which are easy to replace or upgrade. Knowing your drone…

 

Imagine your drone being hacked into and stolen while in mid flight. Your drone just starts to fly away from you. After you run to see where it has gone, your cannot find it. It has just disappeared. Or just as bad, you lose control of your drone and it crashes.  You blame your piloting…

 

Investment in the drone sector is growing significantly each year.   We are seeing investment funds, big technology firms and wealthy individuals investing in the drone sector.  This big money is moving into the most innovative companies in the drone sector. Below, I detail Yuneec, 3DR, Ehang and DJI with their total investment to date. DJI…