AT&T and Verizon gear up to offer LTE cell data for drones

AT&T and Verizon gear up to offer LTE cell data for drones

From The Verge : Verizon will soon start offering data plans for drones, allowing pilots to connect their devices to the telecom’s network to stream video and transmit other data to a computer or smartphone on the ground. The plans will start at 1GB for $25 a month and 10GB for $80 a month, according to The Wall Street Journal . While media transmission is one obvious use case, having […]

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New eBee Plus Mapping Drone

New eBee Plus Mapping Drone

Article Source: Unmanned Systems Technology senseFly , a producer of professional mapping drones, has released details of its next-generation fixed-wing UAS for survey-grade photogrammetric mapping, the eBee Plus, which will be officially launched at INTERGEO 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. “The eBee Plus system is the ultimate tool for geospatial organisations that demand photogrammetric-quality mapping,” said senseFly’s CEO, Jean-Christophe Zufferey. “With its unique upgradeable RTK/PPK functionality and flight time of almost […]

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Drones And Farming

Drones And Farming

Article Source: Your Central Valley As drones continue to evolve, they have become a useful tool in the ag industry, and a local company is helping farmers to do more, with less. For Mark Hull, who owns Exeter-based All Drone Solutions, he said drones are taking Ag and farmer’s ability to the next level. “They are responsible for picking up red light, green light, blue light, near infrared,” said Hull. […]

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UAV Drones Market Worth 21.23 Billion

UAV Drones Market Worth 21.23 Billion

PUNE, India, Oct 06, 2016 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) — PUNE, India, October 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — According to the new market research report “UAV Drones Market by Type (Fixed Wing, VTOL, STUAS, MALE, HALE, UCAS), Payload (Up to 25 Kg, Up to 150 Kg, Up to 600 Kg, Above 600 Kg), Application (Precision Agriculture, Retail, Media & Entertainment), Component, and Geography – Global Forecast to 2022”, published by […]

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DJI’s Goggles put you in the cockpit

DJI’s Goggles put you in the cockpit

The ultimate vertigo test. Article Source: Engadget No, this isn’t another VR headset. These are video goggles from DJI. Why would you want a headset from DJI? Because it connects wirelessly to the company’s new foldable Mavic Pro drone , giving you a live, bird’s eye view from the camera (in 1080p no less). The idea isn’t new , in drone circles it’s pretty common to see bespectacled pilots, especially […]

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