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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

This DJI Inspire 1 design, gimbal and camera review takes a close look at 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. The DJI Inspire 1 is as close…

 

The DJI Matrice 100  programmable drone with SDK and Guidance Visual Sensing System is a drone which is designed with the developer in mind.   It allows developers from all sectors to use the Matrice 100 as a platform to create new hardware and software applications and solve real life problems. The Matrice 100 is…

 

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 it’s 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…

 

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 top drone range include…

 

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…