What are drones used for answered here in this comprehensive list.  First we look at the broad uses for drones in the various sectors. Then we list how drones are been used in specific sectors. The drone industry is growing fast and every week we see press releases and research papers on new ways drones…

 

Anti poaching drones are making a big impact in the saving of Rhinos, Elephants, Tigers, Gorillas and many other critically endangered species.   Drones with anti poaching technology are assisting Park Rangers across the globe and especially in Africa and Asia. Drones are relatively cheap, can cover hundreds and even thousands of acres in a short…

 

Using drones to market and advertise brands and products is becoming very popular.   Drones now have terrific stabilization and cameras to film professionally. They are widely available and very reasonably priced.  Now generally drones are used to do the filming.  However, there have been a number of very creative advertisements where drones filmed the…

 

Time-Of-Flight camera sensors on drones or ground based have many powerful uses.   ToF depth ranging camera sensors can be used for object scanning, indoor navigation, obstacle avoidance, gesture recognition, tracking objects, measuring volumes, reactive altimeters, 3D photography, augmented reality games and much more. This article explains what Time-of-Flight 3D depth ranging camera sensor technology…

 

Lidar sensors on UAVs capture imagery which only a few years back needed an aircraft, large heavy lidar sensors and a crew to accomplish. Along with lidar sensors mounted on UAVs, sophisticated software can process the lidar images very quickly so effective decisions can be made by stakeholders and relevant parties. The Lidar UAV sector…

 

There are so many benefits of drones across many sectors.  Every week, we read about many new benefits of using drones in science, agriculture, construction, marketing, archaeology, conservation and the environment. They are saving lives, time and money. A couple of years ago, you would only see drone scenery videos on the Internet with very…

 

Data from multispectral remote sensing drones provide essential feedback on the health of a golf course. Multispectral sensor data can detect problems from pests, disease, invasive weeds and stress to greens, fairways, rough, shrubs and trees long before the naked eye will notice. This article explains why multispectral drones often called Remote Sensing Platforms are…

 

The number of drones been used on golf courses to create marketing videos and also to maintain the resort is growing.  Creating professional golf course drone videos is an exceptional way to increase memberships and to maintain the golf course to a high standard.  Potential new members get to view a flyover video which show…

 

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…

 

Big investment in drone delivery service projects are happening all over the globe.  With large companies such as Amazon, Walmart, UPS, Google and many global postal companies investing in drone delivery projects, it looks like it is only a matter of time before their goal become a reality? Will the day come, when we look…

 

These magnificent aerial shots from SkyPixel prove how much drone aerial photography took a giant leap forward in 2015. The quality of drones coming to the market has been phenomenal with new innovation in flight systems, sensor technology, gimbal stabilization and cameras. 2016 will  also be a terrific year for drone innovation. 2015 was the first year…