What can your UAV do for you?

What can your UAV do for you?

What can your UAV do for you? Newly released software has turned drones into enterprise-wide GIS productivity tools, enabling you to create orthomosaics, 3D meshes and more from your drone-captured still imagery, in minutes. Drone2Map for ArcGIS , released last month by Esri, turns raw still imagery from drones into professional 2D and 3D imagery products. The desktop app means that affordable imagery is now available on demand for land […]

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At ‘Day of Drones,’ See What a Drone Sees

At ‘Day of Drones,’ See What a Drone Sees

A scene from “Lava Chaser.” Credit via NYC Drone Film Festival Despite concerns about the military (or mail-order) use of drones, there’s no denying that filmmakers can get some cool shots with them. On Sunday, March 6, top-notch drone filmmaking will be on display during an event called “Day of Drones” at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City. There will be demonstrations by drone builders and pilots and an […]

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Flying A Drone With Heat Vision

Flying A Drone With Heat Vision

The FLIR Vue Pro isn’t your average thermal camera. Rather than being built for your smartphone or a rifle scope, this high-tech heat vision cam is designed to hitch a ride on your drone and go airborne. Sure, it’s not the most practical thing in the world, and you probably don’t need one, but this camera’s unique capabilities make it ideal for certain situations. The Vue Pro would be perfect […]

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DRONE VOLT surveillance drone capable of several days of autonomy

DRONE VOLT surveillance drone capable of several days of autonomy

DRONE VOLT, French leader in professional drones, makes a technological advancement with its original professional drone Z18 UF (Unlimited Flight), capable of continuous surveillance of areas and events where security is a priority: Industrial sites with sensible infrastructures, road networks, rescue and search operations, support after natural disasters, crowds gatherings, etc. This innovative model will be unveiled for the first time at the DRONE VOLT booth (stand n° 435 Hall […]

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Commercial Drone Programs Take Flight with Skyward

Commercial Drone Programs Take Flight with Skyward

Portland, Ore. March 3, 2016 The sky is open for business and commercial drone operators across the United States are taking flight with Skyward. Dronos , Hover Solutions , and TriCity Electric are recent Section 333 exemption grantees who each worked with the Skyward professional services team to build safe and professional drone programs and to obtain regulatory approval from the FAA. The benefits of adding a drone program were […]

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Mothership Packed With Expendable Drones

Mothership Packed With Expendable Drones

Tomorrow’s Warplane Is a Mothership Packed With Expendable Drones The planes of the future will carry fleets of small drones that will be their eyes, ears, and weapons, too. A new breed of air-launched drones is giving pilots a close look at places they would fear to fly, like the heart of a hurricane or inside a zone of heavy anti-aircraft fire. Sometimes called “off-board sensors,” these. small unmanned vehicles […]

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