Drone-based film-making

Drone-based film-making

Drone-based film-making: Why good drone art is necessary DRONES are handily disrupting everything from intelligence-gathering to warfare. They are easily manoeuvred into otherwise inaccessible places, and they are capable of moving all sorts of equipment, from cameras to bombs, at a cost orders of magnitude lower than the helicopters and cranes they are replacing. Soldiers and spies are already well acquainted with their powers. Now that these devices are becoming […]

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We need to expand UAV use in humanitarian aid, not restrict it

We need to expand UAV use in humanitarian aid, not restrict it

When a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015, the mountainous East Asian nation was woefully underprepared. Just 5,000 relief workers and rescuers scrambled to assist the nation’s 8.1 million affected people, more than a quarter of Nepal’s population. Thankfully, experts from Ontario, Canada-based GlobalMedic arrived with a fleet of mechanical marvels: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones. Equipped with thermal imaging cameras, these UAVs quickly identified thousands of survivors […]

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Deveron to acquire Eagle Scout Imaging

Deveron to acquire Eagle Scout Imaging

Deveron Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:DVR) (“Deveron” or “the Company”) has executed a binding Letter Agreement outlining the terms and conditions upon which Deveron will acquire 2487473 Ontario Inc. (“Ontco”) operating as Eagle Scout Imaging (“Eagle Scout”). Through the deployment of Unmanned Aerial Systems (“UAS” or “Drones”), Eagle Scout acquires high resolution aerial imaging data of crop acreage. Eagle Scout then processes the data and develops prescriptions to improve crop yield. […]

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DroneDeploy announces 1 million acres of drone data & launches free map processing

DroneDeploy announces 1 million acres of drone data & launches free map processing

DroneDeploy, a Silicon Valley tech company that develops software for commercial drones, announced today a milestone of 1 million acres of drone data and have launched their software for free to anyone in over 120 countries. CEO Mike Winn explains: “Historically, most drone publicity has been related to one-off examples, or what might happen. What we’re announcing today is hundreds of real people, getting real results with DroneDeploy. 40% of […]

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Slovakians seek funds for battling drone squadron

Slovakians seek funds for battling drone squadron

Slovakians seek funds for battling drone squadron Smartphone-controlled quadchopper tomfoolery A Slovakian company is attempting to raise $70,000 to get its “Drone n Base” fleet of battling mini UAVs off the ground. According to the tin-rattlers down at Indiegogo, Drone N Base is the “ultimate multiplayer drone game”, enabling smartphone-controlled racing or aerial combat. The basic kit includes a lightweight (46g with battery, and therefore suitable for unregistered use in […]

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Catalonia Smart Drone Conference

Catalonia Smart Drone Conference

Catalonia Smart Drone Conference Come to learn how drones are used to offer new services and solutions for smart cities and how Catalonia’s drone industry is innovating and generating new opportunities. The smart drone industry is already a reality and is continuously evolving. It is expected that the international market exceeds 8.000 million euros in the next three years and will have a growth rate greater than 20% every year. […]

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