U.S. and Canada Talk ‘No Drone Zones’

U.S. and Canada Talk ‘No Drone Zones’

“Know Before You Fly” to avoid fines and other consequences of reckless or illegal drone operation. Article Source: AG Web While excitement continues to brew over drone technology in agriculture (by some accounts, it will be worth more than $4 billion by 2022), safety and legality remain priorities for those involved. In the U.S., that is apparent through a robust campaign called “ Know Before You Fly .” It advocates […]

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Drones to become common in regional Australia

Drones to become common in regional Australia

Ninox Robotics managing director Marcus Ehlrich says drones will become widely adopted in regional Australia. Supplied by Yolanda Redrup If Marcus Ehlrich’s vision is correct, drones could become a common sight in regional Australia, but don’t expect to have your mail delivered by an unmanned aircraft anytime soon. The managing director of Sydney-based start-up Ninox Robotics, Mr Ehlrich says drones have huge potential for the agricultural, government, mining and utilities […]

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UAVs to spray pesticides

UAVs to spray pesticides

The Central Plantation Crop Research Institute (CPCRI), Kasargod, has planned to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to ensure controlled and uniform spray of pesticides in arecanut plantations. CPCRI director P. Chowdappa said that the work of spraying pesticides is executed by UAVs, including drones, in countries like Israel and Australia and several European nations. NAL asked to help In order to introduce a similar technique for pest management in […]

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Drone taking on hardest jobs on the planet

Drone taking on hardest jobs on the planet

DroneSeed sees tree-planting device as tractor of the forestry industry Photo Credit: DroneSeed If you look to the forests in the Pacific Northwest, you might see something that looks like a Frisbee flying through the air. But this Frisbee is blasting fertilizer and seeds into the ground at 350 feet per second, faster than paintballs fly out of a gun. Beaverton, Oregon-based drone startup DroneSeed created a drone with a […]

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Meet The Janus 360 drone

Meet The Janus 360 drone

The Janus 360 from Drone Volt can carry ten GoPro Hero4 4K cameras to shoot hi-def video up, down and all around. Article Source: PC World One thing that can pull you out of even the most high-resolution immersive video experience is visible equipment: looking down and seeing the camera tripod’s legs beneath you, or glancing over your shoulder and spying the rig holding the camera up. That’s a problem […]

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