Japan’s awesome drone museum lets you test-fly UAVs for free

The Japanese love drones. They legalized drone flying back in 2015 when the United States was still dilly-dallying with the rules and regulations. They...
LiDAR vs Photogrammetry

Drone LiDAR or Photogrammetry? Everything you need to know.

With the recent development in the drone surveying space, there has been a lot of myths and misconceptions around UAV LiDAR and photogrammetry. In...
Image showing drone with a sensor attached.

How many drones do you crash to make them safer? (Think hundreds)

As parcel-slinging delivery drones inch closer to reality, one cannot be blamed for wondering: what if one of them loses control and falls on...

Your hobby drone needs to be registered in United States. Again.

The on-again, off-again relationship between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and drone enthusiasts in the United States has finally been cemented by a new...

Of turbulent history and smooth outlook: Drone delivery and American skies

Four years ago, in December 2013, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos shared with the world his vision of using flying robots to deliver...

8 tips that will let you achieve survey-grade accuracy of your drone survey

1. Irregular/difficult terrain  Getting a fixed GSD (Ground Sampling Distance) in a terrain with irregular elevation might be tricky when you plan the flight at a...

Drones and Geospatial analysis in the insurance industry

Oops, sorry about that. We are in the process of re-writing this blog and will update it asap :) In the meantime, do check...

Hey pilot, DJI just put a license plate on your drone!

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI, which was recently banned by the US Army for issues related to cyber vulnerabilities, has gone into overdrive to take...

DJI finally launches stealth mode for drones to appease US Army

Remember how we told you DJI was planning to launch a new Local Data Mode which would disconnect its drones from the Internet during...
autonomous drone delivery switerzerland

The first autonomous drone delivery network to take flight in Switzerland next month

An autonomous drone delivery network that doctors can use to send medical samples from the hospital to a lab sounds like something you can...

One app to rule them all: Every hobby drone law compiled

The ecosystem of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is evolving so quickly that sometimes it becomes difficult for even industry insiders to keep up with...

A drone that doesn’t sound like a swarm of angry bees

Remember the recent NASA study which concluded that the buzzing sound of drones annoys people to no end? Well, DJI certainly took note of...

Using aerial data to augment stand count management

Plants thrive in sunlight and the farmer makes sure that crops are arranged and planted in a manner that will allow them to get...

DJI’s drones go into stealth mode following US Army ban

DJI has always been the US Army’s go-to off-the-shelf drone supplier. Its equipment has received over 300 exemptions till date to be used by...

3DR’s fall from being the ‘American DJI’ to just one of its many partners

There’s no shame in admitting defeat. But when you are admitting defeat to your old nemesis, it’s got to sting a bit. In times...

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