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Using Drones to Save Lives in Emergencies

Drones have matured from toys into tools, and they have the ability to save lives in emergency situations. Recently, the US has faced a slew of traumatic events, could drones have helped in those situations? Today, drones can provide medical support, helping with surveying and in oil spills; in the future, they could be key in drone based telemedicine. Drones are a transformative technology that is creating new opportunities for trained drone operators.

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Drones, First Responder|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The sky’s the limit – getting creative with your drone videography

Getting the most from your new drone doesn't have to be difficult. We've defined the five most common aerial photography shots and provided you with the details you will need to recreate them. With a little practice, you'll be taking your drone videos to the next level. 

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Aerial Photography/Videography, Drones|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Guest Blogging Guidelines – Updated for October 2017

We've recently updated our Guest Blogging Guidelines to support or new and improved blog article format for the popular Drone Universities blog; this blog supports our educational services. We are focusing on quality over quantity and hope you enjoy. This document provides an outline of our latest requirements for any guest blog submission.

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Importance of storyboard before shooting a drone video

Over the last few years drones have become a popular tool in film and video production. With more and more content being created it's important to set your content apart and using a storyboard can do just that. A storyboard is a tool for collaboration and gear selection. It can also be useful in clearly communicating your desired shot and staying legal. 

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Aerial Photography/Videography, Drones|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Importance of storyboard before shooting a drone video

Las Vegas Massacre: Are Drones The Solution?

58 people were killed and nearly 500 others were injured, authorities say, when a gunman fired on the Route 91 country music festival. As we mourn, some ask if drones could help improve safety at events like this? While many disagree, some police agencies are moving forward and already purchasing drones; 167 such agencies bought drones in 2016. Other agencies are speaking out about using drones for similar upcoming events.

By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: Drones, First Responder, Opinion, Police|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Las Vegas Massacre: Are Drones The Solution?

Airbus Wants To Use Quadcopters for Human Transport

As a quadcopter enthusiast myself, I love reading about all the new ways that drone technology is disrupting other industries and, in many cases, there are direct parallels with the courses we teach here at Drone Universities. However, this is not always the case; this particular story is an example [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: Drone Technology, Drones, Transportation|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Airbus Wants To Use Quadcopters for Human Transport
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