Drones

Drones

Prevention is better than cure. Breaking down drones for Weed Detection.

In farming, this principle is vital. The illustration below shows how a visual sensor on PrecisionHawk’s UAV platform can identify pests, like weeds, from...

DJI adding geofences based on real-time wildfire data

DJI, Chinese drone giant, has added a new data layer to its system. All pilots in the US will be now alerted about wildfires...

Americans don’t need to register non-commercial drones with the FAA anymore

If you are a drone enthusiast living in the United States, flying a non-commercial UAV is going to become so much more uncomplicated. A...

India’s commercial drone policy 2019: The good, the bad, the ugly

That India has great commercial potential for drones is no secret. Transporting human organs for emergency medical services, aiding in agricultural irrigation and inspection,...

This amazing aerial footage of snowy Central Park won 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

This amazing aerial footage of Central Park covered in snow won 2016 Sony World Photography Awards in the architecture category. The photo has been taken...

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....

Must have Drone Apps for every Drone Pilot

The utility of Drones has evolved from scientific purpose to commercial purpose, augmenting its interference with commoners day by day. Drones are being used...

Drones Exposed: The Market and the Technology

Thousands of flight hours and a few years in, we’ve found ourselves at the center of one of the fastest growing billion-dollar industries. Drone...

Big Consulting enters drone mapping market. Interview with Adam Wiśniewski – Director of PwC’s...

Last week we've reported that PwC, one of the biggest consulting companies in the world, announced its new drone mapping department called Drone Powered...

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...

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...

Understanding your Aerial Data: Normalized Difference Vegetation Index NDVI

One of major buzzwords of precision agriculture is the NDVI, short for the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index. It’s constantly thrown around - but do...

This guy started his one-man drone mapping business when you haven’t even heard that...

Drone mapping is a buzz word of 2016. Companies like PrecisionHawk or SenseFly offer end-to-end UAV mapping solutions where you don’t need any extensive...

How much money will Amazon save by using drones for deliveries?

When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos first talked about drones delivering packages in December 2013, naysayers were quick to dismiss his ambitions as a mere...

NASA has developed drone that detects gas on Mars… and on Earth

Many of space technologies developed by NASA eventually find its way back to Earth. Sometime ago the agency developed a sensor that was designed...

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