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…

 

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…

 

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 film.  The Phantom…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

In this Phantom 3 review we look at it’s innovative technology and features which make this drone the most popular on the market. In the past couple of weeks the DJI Phantom 3 has become even better value with lower prices.  Further down this post, I have links to where you can get the best…

 

What is a drone and how do drones work is answered here in very easy to understand language. Drone technology is constantly evolving as new innovation and big investment is bringing more advanced drones to the market every few months. In this article, I will discuss UAV technology on one of the most popular drones…

 

Walkera Technology is one of the top companies for professional aerial and racing drones not just in China, but globally.  Walkera have been very successful in the rc model toys since 1994 with over 50 helicopters and airplanes in their product range. They have successfully transitioned to become a world class manufacturer of highly innovative…

 

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…