Flying Drones Is A Growing Business

Flying Drones Is A Growing Business

Andrew Ashton takes a peek under the hood of the district’s unmanned aerial vehicle sector. The commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) to capture high-resolution images from the air appears to be taking off in Gisborne, as more businesspeople recognize the value of using aerial images to market their products and services. At least four commercial drone outfits are operating in Gisborne now and with the drone industry saying […]

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Why Drone Racing Is Better Than Stick Racing

Why Drone Racing Is Better Than Stick Racing

Does the nascent industry of drone racing have the essential ingredients to fly higher than eSports in the competitive, entertainment, and gambling stakes? I was a poor kid. Video games were like gold dust. I played football in my hall using rolled up socks as the ball. I played balloon tennis using the dining room chairs as a net. One of the most exciting games was ‘stick racing’. The lads […]

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This Drone Can Map The World In 3-D

This Drone Can Map The World In 3-D

This Drone Can Map The World In 3-D And upload those digital maps to the cloud on the fly. Once just considered remote-controlled toys, drones in the past few years have become essential tools for many industries, including film, agriculture, and security. And each year those industries want drones with increasingly broad capabilities, which is why 3D Robotics, Sony, and Autodesk have teamed up to create a drone that can […]

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