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May 28, 2016

Commercial Drone Services Tested in Africa

New commercial drone services will be launched this July in Rwanda, where vaccines and other medical supplies will be delivered by drones. This project comes through a partnership between Zipline and UPS, and with the support of Gavi. Zipline is a startup based in California, and is backed by $19 […]
May 27, 2016

DJI’s Newly Released App Officially Supports Facebook Live Streaming

Back in April, Facebook piqued the interests of drone enthusiasts around the world during their F8 expo where they announced live-streaming capabilities for DJI drones through their Facebook Live feature. This week, DJI and Facebook made good on their promise as DJI released its new control app on iOS, which […]
May 26, 2016

An In-Depth Interview with DroneDeploy CEO, Mike Winn

When you step back and look at the sUAS industry as a whole, it is hard not to be amazed by it. As we work within it day after day, it should be easy to become numb or jaded to its impacts and advancements, but the depth of players and […]
May 26, 2016
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How to Find a Lost Drone? Here Are 3 Awesome GPS Drone Trackers

Are you concerned about the dreaded flyaways? No matter if you are a pro flyer or a novice user, there’s always the risk of your precious little birds getting out of control and crash landing out of your sight. While the cause of drone flyaways is a matter of serious […]
May 19, 2016

How to Make Drones a Part of Your Business Marketing Strategy

Being in the drone business brings with it a lot of benefits. If you have the right drone marketing strategy, you can grow your influence—and, hopefully, sales. Since online video accounts for a whopping 50% of mobile traffic, it’s time to stand out by using drone footage. The stunning visual […]
May 18, 2016

The Drone Race Is On

It’s been a little more than a year since I wrote “Are Drones A Fad Or Here For Good?” And what a year it’s been. We’ve seen an increase in drone investments on a huge scale, many new entrants into the field and more mainstream companies getting into the marketplace. […]
May 10, 2016

Here Comes The DroneUp International Film Festival

“As humans, we have always been fascinated by the sky. We have been driven by a desire to reach the clouds and have nourished a curiosity of what our lives might look like seen from above.” Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, the DroneUp International Film Festival (DroneUp IFF) is an annual […]
May 4, 2016

Sky Magic: A Mesmerizing Light and Sound Show of 20 Drones Equipped With 16,500 LEDs

Sky Magic is a type of drone developed by Japanese tech company MicroAd. But what makes these flying devices special, and earns them their name, is that they’re equipped with hundreds of LEDs that can be controlled to generate mesmerizing lights shows. Case-in-point: the recent live performance that was conducted […]