Gyro stabilization, the IMU and flight controller are 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…

 

Lidar sensors on UAVs capture imagery which only a few years ago needed an aircraft, large heavy lidar sensors and a crew to accomplish. A lidar sensor mounted on a UAV along with sophisticated software can process the lidar images very quickly in the cloud so effective decisions can be made by stakeholders and relevant…

 

Flying using FPV goggles is a terrific experience. It is important to buy the best FPV glasses which are correct for you. Knowing what field of view, adjustable IPD, glass optics, resolution and digital head tracking is will help you pick the right drone goggles. A number of drone manufacturers now have their own drone…

 

Calibrate the vision sensors on your Phantom 4 is important.  If the vision sensors and system is not working correctly, then the Phantom 4 quadcopter could experience height loss, height drop, not recognize obstacles and also crash.  Calibration will also fix many Phantom 4 vision sensor errors. Below, I have the instructions to calibrate the vision…

 

Here is an excellent interview with DJI CEO Frank Wang where he talks about the early days of DJI in 2010 right up to the present and how he sees DJI well into the future. DJI are by far the biggest of all the consumer drone companies with approximately 70% of the market. The interview…

 

This updated DJI Inspire 1 review takes a close look at the features, design, gimbal and camera options on both the Standard and Professional models. The Inspire 1 has entered new territory in drone innovation, sleek design and patented motor and gimbal engineering.  Every other drone on the market is playing catch up. In this…

 

Here are 10 drone 3D photogrammetry and photogram tips for the beginner or anyone thinking about using their drone to create 3D models, photogrammetry maps and Digital Elevation Models (DEMS). What is great about creating 3D photogrammetry images is that you don’t need any special sensors on your drone. Just a normal camera. Now, to…

 

The Matrice 100  drone can be programmed using the DJI Special Development and Guidance Visual Sensing System. This Matrice 100 review looks at the technology, specifications and features of this modular and adaptable programmable sensor drone. This Matrice drone is designed with the developer in mind. It will  allow developers from all sectors to use the…

 
 

Knowing how to update the DJI Phantom 4 firmware to the latest version is important. These firmware updates contain fixes to solve software bugs, add new features to the quadcopter, gimbal, camera and remote controller. This article has all the instructions, best practices and tips on how to successfully update the firmware on your Phantoms 4….

 

Understanding hyperfocal distance will greatly enhance the quality of your landscape photography.  This post explains everything about hyperfocal distance in and how to get it right.  You can then this knowledge with you and practice setting the hyperfocal distance then on your particular camera. We’ve included a hyperfocal distance chart, the mathematical formula and where…

 

The natural beauty of Iceland, Alaska, Greenland and Svalbard are captured magnificently in these drone aerial videos.  Perhaps it’s the pristine, clear air which makes it easier to film in these regions or maybe it is hard to film badly in such beautiful surroundings. For sure, drones are bringing beautiful images of far out regions…