How Drone-Friendly Are the Biggest U.S. Construction Markets in 2017?

How Drone-Friendly Are the Biggest U.S. Construction Markets in 2017?

The Part 107 rules did a lot to open up United States airspace to commercial drone operations, and there’s never been a better time to incorporate aerial imaging into construction and real estate . Even though construction growth projections for 2017 might not be so bullish as recent years, there’s still plenty of opportunity, especially in larger cities. A 2016 report by JLL shows that 65 percent of the office […]

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Bosch launches smallest high performance barometric pressure sensor

Bosch launches smallest high performance barometric pressure sensor

bosch drone Bosch Sensortec launches the BMP380, the company’s smallest and best performing barometric pressure sensor, with a compact size of only 2.0 x 2.0 x 0.75 mm³. The BMP380 is aimed at the growing markets of gaming, sports and health management, as well as indoor and outdoor navigation. By measuring barometric pressure, the sensor enables drones, smartphones, tablets, wearables and other mobile devices to accurately determine altitude changes, in […]

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Tiny new uBlox GPS for drones

Tiny new uBlox GPS for drones

u‑blox has announced the launch of the ZOE‑M8G, an ultra‑compact GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver module, specially designed for markets where small size, minimal weight and high location precision are essential. The ZOE‑M8G offers high location accuracy by concurrently connecting to GPS, Galileo and either GLONASS or BeiDou. It also provides -167 dBm of navigation sensitivity. This makes the ZOE‑M8G ideal for wearable devices, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and […]

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Kespry Announces Drone 2 with increased performance

Kespry Announces Drone 2 with increased performance

Kespry, the leading aerial intelligence platform provider, today announced that it has enhanced the Kespry Drone 2 with higher performance features that deliver significantly greater accuracy and reliability. These enhancements make Kespry Drone 2 even more ideal for a wide range of industrial applications, including those requiring survey-grade precision, such as in mining and the architecture, engineering and construction (A/E/C) markets. The new Drone 2 now achieves four to six […]

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How to Fly a Drone – The Ultimate Guide

How to Fly a Drone – The Ultimate Guide

If you’ve got one and you don’t know how to fly it yet, don’t despair – flying a drone isn’t rocket science. It’s not exactly a walk in the park, either. The thing is, with a little bit of determination and practice, you’ll soon get the hang of flying your drone. We’re here to help you with that. But first – what exactly is a drone? What is a drone […]

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