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 of crops. Multispectral camera remote…

 

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…

 

A drone with GPS and autopilot system including camera gives you plenty of aerial options.  As well as flying a programmed route, a drone on autopilot can take aerial photos and video much better than any pilot can. That is especially true in difficult weather conditions.  A drone flying in autopilot mode is monitoring and…

 

The Phantom 4 Pro intelligent flight modes are fantastic and make filming so much easier.  The many Phantom 4 Pro autonomous flight modes along with new stabilization system and professional camera makes this drone a real game changer. The Phantom 4 flight modes gives you so many flying angles to create awesome footage.  The Phantom…

 

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…

 

Having rolling shutter  jello effect in your aerial video can be difficult to overcome.  To fix rolling shutter may only require a simple change or it may take different solutions over a period of time to drastically reduce the jello effect.  It’s pretty disappointing if your aerial footage is badly affected. You may be filming…

 

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 best follow me drones on…

 

The aerial footage from a 4k drone is without doubt just stunning. Today, we review the 10 best 4k drones on the market now.  We also 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 capturing spectacular…

 

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 lidar images very quickly in the cloud, so effective decisions can be made by stakeholders and relevant parties….

 

Flying using FPV drone goggles is a terrific experience. To have the best flying 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…

 

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

 

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…

 

Updating your DJI Goggles firmware is very important.  Each DJI Goggle update will contain fixes for bugs and add new features. Here we show you how to update the firmware on your DJI Goggles using either the DJI Go 4 app or the DJI Assistant 2 app. There are also notes and videos on how…

 

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…

 

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…

 

These Phantom 4 drone scenic videos are just stunning. The Phantom 4 flies exceptional smoothly and it has the very best stabilization technology of any drone released to date. To go with the best gimbal stabilization, the Phantom 4 has many autonomous flight modes to make flying and filming real easy. It also has an exceptional…

 

This post shows you how to calibrate the compass on the Phantom 4 drone. The compass calibration is the same for both Phantom 4 and Phantom 4 Pro. You should calibrate the Phantom 4 compass if the DJI GO 4 app or the status indicator prompts you to calibrate. This could be when you have…

 
 

A quality neutral density gradient filter is one of great tools used by top aerial photographers to capture the perfect photo and film.  Here, we’ll explain what a neutral density gradient filter does and how it will add that extra bit of quality to your aerial landscape photography. Along with this information on graduated neutral…

 

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….