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Helpful New Updates to the UK App “Drone Assist”

New software is helping drone pilots fly safer in the UK; the new software comes in the form of an app update to "Drone Assist". The newly updated app includes some great new features, such as Fly Now and the Area Reports. This looks like a great planning tool for our drone operator friends across [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:23+00:00July 21st, 2017|Drone Applications, Drone Software, Drones|Comments Off on Helpful New Updates to the UK App “Drone Assist”

Selecting a Profitable Drone Market to Pursue

With more new certified drone operators each day, you might be asking yourself if career opportunities still exist. You might be wondering if you missed your window. The good news is, not by a long shot. Drone career opportunities are growing fast as new and exciting use cases are established. So which drone career opportunities [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:24+00:00July 16th, 2017|Drone Applications, Drone Industry, Drones|Comments Off on Selecting a Profitable Drone Market to Pursue

Drone Power Line Inspections Happening in New Braunfels, Texas

New Braunfels, Texas, is getting some help with the inspection of their three-phase electric distribution lines; the help is coming in the form of a drone. The drone is property of New Braunfels Utilities (NBU), a community-owned, nonprofit utility and will be responsible for inspecting over 5 miles of power lines. New Braunfels Utilities (NBU), a [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:25+00:00July 15th, 2017|Drone Applications, Drone Inspections, Drones|Comments Off on Drone Power Line Inspections Happening in New Braunfels, Texas

Drones as a Tool for Social Good

Can drones be used for social good? Can they be used as a tool to create a positive impact on society? Mashable author Matt Petronzio thinks they can, and he has come up with a list of nine ways. When it comes to alleviating some of the world's most pressing problems, perhaps we should look to the [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:33+00:00April 24th, 2017|Conservation, Drone Applications, Drone Technology, Drones, Interesting|Comments Off on Drones as a Tool for Social Good

Is “Drone Fishing” Really a Thing?

Let's just file this drone activity under weird or silly and maybe call it a day? Really people, drone fishing? I can't believe this is a thing. Norman Hirsch on the other hand disagrees. According to Hirsh, "drone fishing is kind of a new thing," and he backs up his statement with a customized drone [...]

By |2017-04-12T19:34:45+00:00April 18th, 2017|Drone Applications, Drones, Odd/Weird, WTF|Comments Off on Is “Drone Fishing” Really a Thing?

Cloud Seeding With Drones

Drones have many uses that is a fact we can all agree on. Now, thanks to a team of scientists in Nevada, drones are now capable of carrying cloud seeding payloads. According to Wikipedia, cloud seeding is "a form of weather modification, is the attempt to change the amount or type of precipitation that falls from [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:46+00:00March 18th, 2016|Drone Applications, Drone Services, Drones|Comments Off on Cloud Seeding With Drones

Drones And The Disciplines They Have Changed

Drones are definitely a transformative technology and we still don't know the full impact that they will have on society of tomorrow. Today they have already changed a number of disciplines. Drone and related technologies are becoming standard tools used in a wide array of disciplines including, without limitation, media, film, journalism, agriculture, construction, engineering [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:47+00:00March 17th, 2016|Aerial Photography/Videography, Drone Agriculture/Farming, Drone Applications, Drone Education, Drones, Journalism, Opinion|Comments Off on Drones And The Disciplines They Have Changed

Introducing The Endurance, From Straight Up Imaging

Straight Up Imaging has recently announced a brand new drone, the Endurance. Straight Up Imaging announces the launch of their unmanned aircraft, the Endurance. The Endurance is a powerful, cost-effective, and easy to use professional grade platform that will allow customers to leverage the full potential of aerial imaging. Straight Up Imaging began the design [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:47+00:00March 17th, 2016|Drone Agriculture/Farming, Drone Applications, Drones, New Drones|Comments Off on Introducing The Endurance, From Straight Up Imaging

Real World Drone Use-Cases

Steven Hogan, a drone lawyer at Ausely & McMullen, wrote an article about drone law titled, "Confused about "Drone Law?" You're not alone." In his article, in addition to covering a variety of interesting drone law topics, his article also included an interesting list of drone use-cases: Precision Agriculture: showing farmers what plants are stressed, are [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:56+00:00March 2nd, 2016|Aerial Photography/Videography, Conservation, Drone Agriculture/Farming, Drone Aided Research, Drone Applications, Drone Services, Drones|Comments Off on Real World Drone Use-Cases

Drones And 5 Industries They Have Already Improved

It's hard to argue against drones being a transformative technology. Especially when you consider the major impact that drones have caused already. What types of industries are already feeling the impact? According to Samsung's Insights blog: Several industries are emerging as UAS leaders. These industries tend to be composed of operators who need to access rapidly [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:57+00:00February 25th, 2016|Drone Applications, Drones|Comments Off on Drones And 5 Industries They Have Already Improved