HUVR launches with $2M funding, drone-based data analytics company

HUVR launches with $2M funding, drone-based data analytics company

by HUVRData, LLC, the drone-based data analytics company, today officially launched and announced $2 million funding from angel investment organizations including Central Texas Angel Network (CTAN), Houston Angel Network (HAN) and the Texas HALO Fund. In the past 1.5 years, HUVR has built out its technology, secured the full FAA approval for its commercial drone applications, and established its value to first target markets of wind, solar, oil and gas […]

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1st drones with FAA approval

1st drones with FAA approval

1st drones with FAA approval lift companies to life Source: SC Times By: Mitch LeClair A drone recently has been flying above St. Cloud. No need to call police or grab a 12-gauge. The operations have federal approval — and they may signal the future. Steve Fines has been a licensed pilot for more than 15 years and a professional photographer for about half that time. He operates the first […]

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Do we need to put drones on a tighter leash?

Do we need to put drones on a tighter leash?

Do we need to put drones on a tighter leash? Source: CNBC By: Robert Ferris Drones are showing up at airports, on federal land and on the Internet, and they are starting to make some lawmakers, and some members of the public very nervous. Between showing up in places they are not supposed to be , interfering with activities such as firefighting and being turned into casual weapons, the concerns […]

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Here’s why drone cameras take such smooth video

Here’s why drone cameras take such smooth video

Here’s why drone cameras take such smooth video Source: Quartz Every video you’ve seen of someone doing something extreme with a GoPro camera is choppy, shaky, and sort of nauseating. That’s because the cameras are usually attached to someone’s hand, head or whatever method of transport they’ve chosen to risk their lives on. Those things don’t tend to be very stable, making footage a mess. Footage shot from drones, however, […]

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ODROID + Flip32 Mini Quadcopter, Part I: Basic Build

ODROID + Flip32 Mini Quadcopter, Part I: Basic Build

Following on the work described in an earlier post , we wanted to build an inexpensive quadcopter that could be controlled by an onboard ODROID U-3 single-board computer. We were happy with the Naze32 / Baseflight / Multiwii Serial Protocol, but were delighted to discover the new Flip32 flight controller from Ready To Fly Quads. At $16, the Flip32 is even more absurdly inexpensive than the $25 Naze32! But the […]

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