Aussie drone mapping startup

Aussie drone mapping startup

In 2014 Rory San Miguel and Francis Vierboom made a bet that not all drone companies would actually need to fly drones, and it seems to be paying off. On Wednesday their company Propeller Aero, which transforms data captured by drones into survey-grade 3D maps for mining and construction sites, announced it had raised a $3.1 million (A$4 million) funding round. As well as local venture capital firm Blackbird Ventures, […]

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DJI Revolutionizes Personal Flight With New Drone

DJI Revolutionizes Personal Flight With New Drone

Small Size And Folding Design Make Mavic Pro Perfect For Wherever You Go Article Source: DJI Newsroom September 27, 2016 – DJI, the world leader in unmanned aerial technology, Tuesday revolutionized personal flight by introducing Mavic Pro – a portable, powerful and easy-to-use drone featuring DJI’s most innovative flight technology in a sleek, foldable package that enables creative fun wherever you go. Mavic Pro is DJI’s first personal drone designed […]

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Time for the Niche Drone Market to explode

Time for the Niche Drone Market to explode

Within the last two years, the number of start-ups of “One Man and his Drone” has increased exponentially. These now number in the tens, if not hundreds, of thousands. It seems if you need a nice picture of your house from the sky or a wedding party featuring the father of the bride’s bald spot, somebody with a drone can be hired to do the job. The next tranche of […]

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Police use drone to find marijuana growing in Minto cornfield

Police use drone to find marijuana growing in Minto cornfield

Marijuana plants (Seth Perlman / The Canadian Press) Marijuana plants (Seth Perlman / The Canadian Press) The OPP made use of an unmanned aerial vehicle, or UAV, to locate for separate plots of marijuana growing in a cornfield near Wellington Road 4 in the town of Minto. Wellington County OPP say they were called on Friday by a property owner who had found two large duffel bags of the drug. […]

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Inside DJI’s high-tech drone-racing arena

Inside DJI’s high-tech drone-racing arena

Join us as we take a look inside DJI’s high-tech South Korean drone arena. Article Source: Red Bull Drone maker DJI opened the first ever dedicated drone arena in South Korea last month, offering a high-tech environment for fans, experts and first-timers to get to grips with remote controlled quadrocopters. In a building that measures in at 1,395 square metres and resembles a high-tech but clinical warehouse, DJI’s new arena […]

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