Six drones that do good

Six drones that do good

Six drones that do good for people and the planet They watch for animal poachers and deliver emergency medicine and supplies. When the general public first learned about drones , the context was largely related to military applications and spy tactics, so the unmanned aircraft were cast with a bad rap. Years later, a number of creative technologists have found ways to use drones to help people, animals, and the […]

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Uses and Fire Safety With Drones

Uses and Fire Safety With Drones

When it comes to fires, smoldering logs and debris can create hot spots and reignite fires. Now, firefighters are using drones to find smoldering hot spots. Last month, a fire in western North Carolina raged out of control, sending 7,100 acres of forest up in smoke. After firefighters successfully battled to control the wildfire, a team of drone pilots stepped in. Drone pilots from Go Unmanned took a Matrice 600 […]

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Drone ban for Lindisfarne Castle

Drone ban for Lindisfarne Castle

Nick Lewis, House Steward of Lindisfarne Castle in Northumberland is seeing too many drones. Has written in some detail about why the National Trust does not want them flying over their properties. The use of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), or drones as they are more commonly known, is not permitted on or over National Trust land as part of our bylaws without the necessarily required qualifications and a licence granted […]

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Let mobile towers keep tabs on drones, says Telstra

Let mobile towers keep tabs on drones, says Telstra

Goldman Sachs estimates global spending on drones will be $US100bn by 2020. Picture: Mike Batterham Telstra has argued its vast network of mobile towers could play a role in keeping tabs on remotely piloted drones, with the telecommunications major calling for the regulatory restrictions that prohibit drones from flying beyond a pilot’s line of sight to be dumped. Pilots must keep drones within sight but Telstra reckons those rules could […]

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GDU Revolutionizes Drone Industry with Universal Flying Platform Gimbal Line

GDU Revolutionizes Drone Industry with Universal Flying Platform Gimbal Line

GDU , the leading consumer drone manufacturer focusing on power and portability, today officially launched a new line of interchangeable camera gimbals for different needs and specific uses. Not only was GDU (then named ProDrone) the first manufacturer to releases a folding drone, but now the company continues its drone pioneering by being the first to create new modular gimbals. For the first time, modularity becomes the top market differentiator […]

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