How the drone went from the latest must have tech toy to a billion-dollar cultural phenomenon

How the drone went from the latest must have tech toy to a billion-dollar cultural phenomenon

Of the many technologies to have captured our imaginations over the last five years, there have been few with such lofty aspirations as drones. These high-tech flying machines have opened up new cultural pastimes which bring together hobbyist enthusiasm and a simple human curiosity to take to the skies. Click here to view original web page at thedronenews.com

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QuestUAV Drones Reliable and Accurate Tools for Coastal Monitoring

QuestUAV Drones Reliable and Accurate Tools for Coastal Monitoring

The Urgency to Measure Coastal Erosion Protecting coasts from erosion is a global mission. In the UK alone, the British Geological Survey states that across England and Wales 113 000 residential properties, 9000 commercial properties and 5000 hectares of agricultural land are within areas potentially at risk of coastal erosion. Mitigating the effects of climate change requires coastal protection studies and coastal protection measures. As every planner knows, though, this […]

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Midwest Startup A Flying Success

Midwest Startup A Flying Success

Drones For Farmers Makes Midwest Startup A Flying Success There was a time when the idea of spraying insecticide and fertilizer on crops from the air seemed farfetched. Today airplanes do exactly that. Now the agricultural industry is considering another type of airborne vehicle — drones. More farmers are using the unmanned aircraft systems to maximize the efficiency of agriculture, increasing crop yields at reduced cost, effort and impact on […]

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