Making open imagery accessible: OpenAerialMap comes out of beta

Open satellite and aerial imagery can be difficult to find, access and use. For HOT and our humanitarian partners, open imagery has been critical...

Amazon acquired a patent that could help drones break barrier of distance

In December 2016, Amazon Prime Air has completed the first legit drone delivery. It was a significant milestone for both the retail and the...

Why Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl drone show is a great news for UAV mapping?

Drones have stolen the show of this year’s Super Bowl Half Time performance. A fleet of Intel's 300 flying devices was dancing behind Lady Gaga...

Founder of Blackboard and SocialRadar appointed as a new CEO of PrecisionHawk

Drone mapping industry is growing incredibly fast, and it is here to stay. It's not one of the tech bubbles. It solves many important problems...

Drones will keep an eye on your home from the inside out

In a recent post, I wrote that drones are the key to our future, and their presence will be noticeable in our everyday life....

This great infographic shows the evolution of drones over the past decades

Recent years have been a breakthrough for UAVs. But how did it happen that drones gained such a popularity? Why this technology is so...

Drones are a key to our future and here is why

I have always liked sci-fi movies. Every time I saw robots I always thought it would be nice to live in such times, in where...

Amazon launched the first drone delivery service in the UK. It’s cool but…

Amazon has already revolutionized the online retail market. Now it's doing the same thing to the market supply chain. On December 7th, 2016 the...

Apple will use drones to update map data faster

After a terrible launch back in 2012, Apple Maps got much better but the truth is that they are still far behind the competition...

Nokia will create a drone traffic management system for Dubai

Imagine a city where public services are automated. Each street light senses your location and adjusts its brightness. Traffic management system will guide you...

DroneBase connects casual drone pilots with businesses that might need their services

After the enormous success of Uber, AirBnB and other startups leveraging the sharing economy model, it now time to apply the same concept to...

The best Black Friday deals on drones

Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in United States. Since 1932, it has been regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season where you...

Meet Tanky – world’s fastest racing drone

Drone racing will soon become an official sport. Enthusiasts from around the world are organizing their own races, competing in a crazy, adrenaline-fueled competition....

European Parliament is working on drone regulations for the EU member states

The developments in the drone industry are so fast that the national and international authorities are struggling to keep up with it. In just...

Drone mapping has the biggest business potential out of all UAV applications

2016 is definitely the year of drones. We hear about them all the time. But don't be fooled by all the drone-powered package delivery,...

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