FPV cameras are small, light and reasonably priced.  The FPV camera is mounted onto the drone to send real time video down to the ground via a video transmitter.  The FPV camera allow you to see where the drone is flying as if it had its own eyes. Depending on the drone, the FPV transmitter will…

 

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…

 

What is a drone and how do drones work is answered here in this easy to understand article. Drone technology is constantly evolving as new innovation and big investment are bringing more advanced drones to the market every few months. Below, we discuss UAV technology on the most popular drones on the market which have…

 

A Time of Flight camera sensor on a drone or ground based has many powerful uses.  These ToF camera sensors can be used for object scanning, measure distance, 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…

 

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…

 

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,…

 

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…

 

FPV live video using radio frequency antenna, transmitter and receiver signaling technology is one of the main reasons why drones have become so popular. This live video transmission along with high quality cameras allow drones to be used in many positive ways across many sectors.  It’t also a terrific experience, seeing what the drone camera…

 

Updating the Typhoon Q500 4k firmware along with the ST10 Remote Controller will add many new features to the quadcopter, improve it’s performance and even fix software bugs. There is a bit of work if you haven’t updated the Q500 firmware before. Once you have done it once or twice, then it will become very…

 

Understanding quadcopter propeller and motor direction along with design gives us a great understanding on how a quadcopter works.  Quadcopters today, are very easy to fly in any direction. They can also hover in place super smoothly. In this post we look at how a quadcopter flies, the required motor direction, configuration, setup, propeller design…

 

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…

 

Using lens filters on your drone camera for landscape aerial photography will bring the quality of your images and video to the next level. You just need to know the basics of how they work and have a solid understanding of what types of filters you can get. Add some drone filming practice using lens…

 

Designed beautifully, the Walkera Goggle 4 are a big hit with drone pilots. Along with high quality optics, the Walkera FPV goggles have wide FOV, dual antennae for stability and precision visual engineering, the Walkera 4 FPV goggles are very comfortable to wear.  The Walkera Goggle 4 price is also very affordable. The Goggle 4…

 

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…

 

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…

 

The Phantom 2 Ground Station app allows for the setting up of autonomous waypoints.  What this means is that your Phantom 2 quadcopter  will fly autonomously from takeoff, then through its programmed points to its destination and also land safely. It is exciting technology and shows us the potential of drones in everyday life. The Ground…