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February 24, 2016
Powervision Robot PowerEgg

Powervision Robot Unveils First Consumer Drone

Powervision Robot Inc., a leader in robotics and big data best known for its industrial drones, announced their first consumer drone, the “PowerEgg” today. The PowerEgg features an innovative egg shape which, in addition to being aesthetically different than the many X-shape four-axis drones currently on the market, makes it […]
February 20, 2016

Thinking of Running Your Own Drone Business? Here’s a Few Tips.

The below is a guest post from Kevin Mukai, co-founder and COO of NVdrones, whose mission is to help commercial drone operators manage their fleet through hardware and software. You can learn more about NVdrones by visiting their website or checking them out on Instagram / Twitter. As drones become […]
February 17, 2016

DJI Phantom 4 Rumors, Release Date, And Wishlist

DJI’s most recent release, the Phantom 3 4K The DJI Phantom 4 is perhaps the most anticipated DJI product of 2016 alongside the DJI Inspire 2. Both should have common upgrades, with the Inspire 2 having some additional features geared more towards the professional market. DJI Phantom 4 Rumors UPDATE […]
February 14, 2016
Tornado-H920

Six Trends Driving The Commercial Drone Market In 2016 And Beyond

I was recently asked in an interview to discuss four or five trends that I see as major drivers in the commercial drone industry today and what manufacturers and service providers might focus on in the future. That sounds simple enough for an industry analyst, but sometimes predictions are as […]
February 13, 2016

senseFly To Bring Game-changing Multispectral Sensor, Sequoia, To Popular eBee Ag Drone

By combining Parrot’s new ultra-light multispectral sensor with senseFly’s popular farming drone, agriculture professionals will be able to capture more accurate crop data, over a large area, in a single flight Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland, February 9, 2016 – Swiss professional drone maker, senseFly, has confirmed that Parrot’s Sequoia multispectral sensor – […]
February 12, 2016

What Features Can We Expect On Low-Budget (Toy Grade) Drones For 2016?

The below is a guest post by Júlio Ventura, main writer at DronesGlobe. If you are a drone enthusiast on a short budget you will be happy to know 2016 promises to be a great year for the Toy Grade drone industry! Follow us as we take a deeper look into […]
February 12, 2016

DroneDeploy Opens the Skies With Free iOS Aerial Mapping App

San Francisco, Calif. ­ Feb. 11, 2016 -­ DroneDeploy, the leading cloud software platform for commercial drones, is making powerful aerial data accessible and productive for everyone. Today DroneDeploy announced the launch of its free iOS flight app to simplify and automate the capture of aerial data for the iOS community. […]
February 12, 2016

Flight Training with droneSim Pro UAS Flight Simulator

As everyone is aware, drones are all over the news. From search and rescue to infrastructure inspection to people shooting them down, there is not a day that goes by without some mention of drones. With increased personal and commercial drone use, at droneSim Pro, we think that learning to […]
February 10, 2016

New Survey: What’s Your Drone Purchase Experience Like?

New Survey: What’s Your Drone Purchase Experience Like? We just launched a new research survey exploring your drone-buying experiences, where you bought, what seller services matter, and where you intend to buy drones and/or small unmanned aerial systems. As a short 13-question survey, it’s designed for those who have bought […]
February 6, 2016

Meet Drone Caddy App, a Drone App for Golf Lovers

Drones are finding their place in many aspects of our lives, and sports are definitely one of those aspects. Drones are changing the way we view sports, and they’re here to stay. From sport event organizers to coaches – everyone is thrilled by the endless applications of drones in sports. […]
February 4, 2016

5 Tips for Filming with Drones

The following article is a guest post from John Montana, an actor living with his wife in L.A. who produces short films. His most recent film, “Hungry” has been accepted into 24 film festivals all over the world. Check out his short films at No Title Production Films. 1. Be […]
February 4, 2016

Introducing DroneDeploy Volume Measurement

Amazon and Google’s future delivery drones have been dominating the headlines, but the bigger untold story is that drones are already revolutionizing business. Agriculture, construction, mining, and real estate are among the primary sectors realizing real value from drones today, with commercial drone sales growing by more than 80% in 2016 according to Jupiter […]