Flying using FPV drone goggles is a terrific experience. To have the best flying experience, it is important to choose the best FPV glasses, which are correct for you. Knowing about field of view, IPD, glass optics, resolution and digital head tracking will help you pick the right drone goggles. A number of drone manufacturers…

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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 UAV fleet, allowing for rapid surveys over large land…

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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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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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Multispectral imaging camera sensors on agricultural drones allow the farmer to manage crops, soil, fertilizing and irrigation more effectively. There are huge benefits both to the farmer and to the wider environment by minimizing the use of sprays, fertilizers, wastage of water and at the same time increasing the yield from crops. Multispectral camera remote…

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For a drone to fly perfectly, the IMU, gyro stabilization and flight controller technology is essential. Drones today use three and six axis gyro stabilization technology to provide navigational information to the flight controller, which make drones easier and safer to fly. Gyro stabilization technology is one of the most important components, allowing the drone…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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The market for lidar UAVs and their applications is growing fast and and will continue to increase over the next decade.  In 2015, the figure spent on drones using Lidar was around the USD 300 million. However the lidar market is expected to rise to more than $1 billion by 2020. This is an increase…

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The 3DR X8 quadcopter range is without doubt top notch. In this X8 quadcopter review, we look at this powerful, reliable and easy to fly drone along with its options and uses.  We review both the X8+ for aerial photography, the X8-M for mapping and the Mission Planner software. What the X8 quadcopter gives you…

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Here are the top drones, gimbals and cameras by Manufacturer.  We cover DJI, 3D Robotics, Walkera, Yuneec and Parrot drones. Further down this page you can find drone FPV equipment, gimbals and cameras. Drones, Gimbals, Cameras And Parts By Manufacturer DJI Drones DJI are market leaders in the drone industry.  Their latest top drone range…

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Leading drone company 3DR CEO Chris Anderson speaks with Emily Chang of Bloomberg taking us from his kitchen table in 2007 to the major drone company they are now. Chris gives us some ideas on the future of drones in this interview. Listening to the interview, it’s hard to believe that in 2007, the drone…

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Drone Waypoint GPS Navigation is advanced technology. It is very useful both today and even more so into the future as drones take on new functions and roles in business and other areas. Waypoint GPS Navigation allows a drone to fly on its own with it’s flying destination or points pre-planned and configured into the…

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FPV flying has been the big breakthrough and game changer in unmanned aircraft technology.  FPV ground station equipment along with FPV transmitters and cameras has opened up a whole new world of aerial photography and cinematography to us. This FPV flying technology allows for a video camera to be mounted on an unmanned aircraft which then transmits…

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For someone new and wants to learn about drone technology, it can get quite confusing. Today I’ll explain what are drones, quadcopters and UAVs as these names get thrown about quite a bit. By reading and learning a bit about drones, purchasing and flying your first drone you will swiftly move away from a newbie…

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