Modified drones are keeping an eye on the world’s wildlife

Modified drones are keeping an eye on the world’s wildlife

A growing group of scientists are using drones for wildlife conservation and research. (Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility/uraf.org) For more than a year, Michael Moore has been trying to capture the breath of whales. It’s an audacious idea, but Moore has help. A marine biologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, he’s rigged a fleet of small unmanned aerial vehicles—UAVs, or drones—with samplers to catch whales’ exhalations from above. The […]

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College classes now cover drone technology for farmers

College classes now cover drone technology for farmers

Piedmont Virginia Community College is now offering a drone certification class for farmers who want to use that technology. PVCC became the first college in the nation to receive approval from the Federal Aviation Authority to conduct research and development of aircraft and sensors, including small unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, used for public safety. The college held a course for emergency services personnel and first responders in May. Now […]

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GeoTiffs and Drone Mapping Data

GeoTiffs and Drone Mapping Data

DroneDeploy and SLANTRANGE demonstrated at the Commercial UAV Expo how the new “GeoTIFF Upload” feature allows complete SLANTRANGE maps to be directly uploaded to a user’s DroneDeploy account. The “marriage” between SLANTRANGE and DroneDeploy offers what Anya Lamb, Marketing Manager at DroneDeploy calls ”a unique solution for agriculture”. SLANTRANGE has pioneered a smarter approach to agricultural intelligence by delivering valuable new types of crop information for more efficient use of […]

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The Drone Experience Program

The Drone Experience Program

A dding a New Dimension to the Luxury Hotel Experience November 7, 2016 – DJI, the world’s leading drone-maker and JW Marriott Hotel & Resorts, today announced a special partnership that will launch the luxury hotel brand’s first Drone Experience Program. The program will provide guests with the opportunity to experiment with DJI’s innovative drone technology. Hotel guests will view the beauty of JW Marriott’s properties through a new perspective, […]

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