Drones

Drones

What is the difference between othophotos, orthophotomaps, orthomosaics and true orthophotos?

The science of photogrammetry has been developing for more than a century. Initially being fully analogue, it is gradually being digitalized for the past...
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Rise of Drone Delivery: A Necessity Amid COVID-19 Emergency

The novel coronavirus is making us re-think about the ways we usually function. Being social animals, we love to interact and meet people but...
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3 ways commercial drones are taking flight indoors

Drones, hands down, have taken the world by a storm. Throw artificial intelligence into the mix and the amalgamation of the two technologies has...

Trough of Disillusionment or Slope of Enlightenment: Where is drone industry headed?

Since 1995, global research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc has been releasing the ‘hype cycle’, a branded graphical representation identifying the current state of...

How drones are being used in and beyond the geospatial industry

It was not that recent in history that UAV’s (unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones) were built and used for surveying and mapping. Back in...

Drones and Lidar – A Match Made in Cartometric Modeling Heaven

After consecutive hurricanes carved their way through the Gulf of Mexico in August and September of 2017, of paramount importance was restoring the crippled...

India’s commercial drone policy 2019: The good, the bad, the ugly

That India has great commercial potential for drones is no secret. Transporting human organs for emergency medical services, aiding in agricultural irrigation and inspection,...

All you need to know about DJI’s new, improved geofencing service

Geofencing is a location-based service which creates virtual boundaries or invisible force fields around real-world geographic areas. This is the technology which keeps a...

The best of both worlds – Fixed-wing & Multicopters: Quantum-Systems Trinity UAV

The market for drones (professional and private) is growing steadily. According to a forecast by Gartner, the total market will be around $11.2 billion...

Airware shutdown: How to crash and burn a $118M drone startup

On April 19, 2018, Yvonne Wassenaar, CEO of Airware, announced in a blog post that the commercial drone technology provider had closed $8.5 million...

8 Data Protection Guiding Principles Under the GDPR for Drone Pilots

Download DroneRules.eu 8 Data Protection Guiding Principles Under the GDPR for Drone Pilots memo sheet here The introduction of the GDPR will increase the pressure...

This drone software lets you generate live thermal maps without Internet

We have always maintained that DroneDeploy is one of the best mapping software out there. It’s the only drone mapping solution that lets you...

Japan’s awesome drone museum lets you test-fly UAVs for free

The Japanese love drones. They legalized drone flying back in 2015 when the United States was still dilly-dallying with the rules and regulations. They...
LiDAR vs Photogrammetry

Drone LiDAR or Photogrammetry? Everything you need to know.

With the recent development in the drone surveying space, there has been a lot of myths and misconceptions around UAV LiDAR and photogrammetry. In...
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How many drones do you crash to make them safer? (Think hundreds)

As parcel-slinging delivery drones inch closer to reality, one cannot be blamed for wondering: what if one of them loses control and falls on...

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