Frontier Precision Brings Microdrones® UAV Mapping Systems to Western U.S.

Frontier Precision Brings Microdrones® UAV Mapping Systems to Western U.S.

Microdrones with Fontier Precision on site Frontier Precision, a leading provider of geospatial and construction equipment and services in the western United States, has announced they are now offering Microdrones unmanned aerial mapping solutions. “We’re very excited about this technology and our partnership with Microdrones,” said Steve Richter, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Frontier Precision. “We know this is a big part of our future.” The 25-year-old company […]

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Could This Be The Death Of Drones?

Could This Be The Death Of Drones?

Could This Be The Death Of Drones In USA? Drones Are About to Revolutionize Our World. This Bill Will Let America Lead the Drone Economy. The last decade has seen a boom in recreational drone usage, as hundreds of thousands of law-abiding hobby pilots have taken to the skies with enthusiasm. Meanwhile, enterprising individuals are continually dreaming up new commercial uses for drone technology. Unmanned craft have already been used […]

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Drones Add New Element To Race Day

Drones Add New Element To Race Day

At Dover Speedway, Drones Add New Element To Race Day At Dover Speedway, Drones Add New Element To Race Day Tom Wilke pulled goggles down over his face and became the pilot of a tiny robot. The countdown ended and drones’ blades spun. With three other pilots, all peering through cameras built onto the machines, Wilke’s drone leaped from the starting pedestal and the race was on. The controller in […]

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Airport Using Drones to Maintain Its Runways

Airport Using Drones to Maintain Its Runways

Atlanta’s Giant Airport Using Drones to Maintain Its Runways The world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta, is using drones to increase efficiency. According to NPR’s Marketplace , the Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta is using drones to maintain its runways. It makes complete sense for the world’s busiest airport to use drone technology to their benefit, as they’re cheap, quick, and can take high-quality images and videos. In Atlanta’s case, these […]

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FAA Currently Views Drone Usage

FAA Currently Views Drone Usage

How the FAA Currently Views Drone Usage Personal unmanned aircraft systems — better known as drones — have become popular purchases among consumers. Sales of drones have more than doubled in the past year, according to figures from analytics company NPD Group, and with the rise in drone usage, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has taken the potential problems that drones present to the aviation community very seriously. Various drone […]

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Updating the “red balloon finder” to use OpenMV cam

Updating the "red balloon finder" to use OpenMV cam

Awesome post from Patrick Poirier in the OpenMV forums (OpenMV is my favorite computer vision board, and what I use on our DIY Robocars autonomous racers). ——– This project is a variation of the original Rand’ys Red Balloon Finder implementation. Based on this blog : http://diydrones.com/profiles/blogs/red-balloon-finder , I modified the Python scripts making now possible to test on any ArduPilot based Quadcopter on a low budget , relatively easy to […]

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