When the presenter at the DJI reveal last week reached into his jacket pocket, channeling his inner Steve Jobs as he pulled several new Mavic Air drones out of his pocket, just how far this industry had come was starkly apparent. Formerly the preserve of only the biggest tech firms, the unapologetically glossy launch event… Read More Can Anybody Stop the DJI Juggernaut?
As more press releases emerge detailing the extent of Drone Strikes across the middle-east, from both RAF and USAF/CIA drones, it is more important than ever to show the other side of the drone industry- the side that is pioneering for better healthcare, better disaster response and better environmental protection through their efforts. Detailed below… Read More 4 Amazing Drone Companies to Watch!
The Past In the space of just 3 years, we’ve seen huge developments in the consumer drone sector. The DJI Phantom was launched in January 2013, heralding the arrival of personal drones and being marketed as the first consumer drone with GPS technology- my, how far we have come. The market still largely belongs to… Read More See The Future of Drones!
The word ‘drone’ has become a loaded term for many, and it is through the hashtag ‘#DronesForGood’ that UAV Scientists and professionals are fighting to reclaim the word. In the first of this series of blog posts, I will explore the use of drones by Search and Rescue teams. Search & Rescue Drones provide numerous… Read More #DronesForGood: Search and Rescue
After a few months of little market-penetration, 360 degree video is finally making waves. I’m sure you’ve seen clips on social media, but if you haven’t, I’ll give a brief explanation. 360 video cameras usually have two lenses facing opposite to each other, giving a roughly 360 degree effect, with fisheye lenses in the same… Read More 360 Video: Inspirational Education