Airborne Drones

FLIR INTRODUCE NEW THERMAL CAMERA VUE PRO

Thermal Camera Thermal Camera     THERMAL CAMERA ON-BOARD RECORDING Vue Pro records 8-bit digital video in MJPEG or H.264 formats and 14-bit still imagery to a removable micro-SD card so you won’t lose any of your data to transmission loss. Imagery is saved to the micro-SD card and can be retrieved either from the …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: DRONES ARE BECOMING THE OIL INDUSTRY’S GUARDIAN ANGELS

Drones in the oil industry. AS PETROLEUM HAS BECOME HARDER TO FIND, IT’S BECOME INCREASINGLY COSTLY AND DANGEROUS TO EXTRACT. COULD AERIAL DATA-COLLECTION BOTS CREATE A NEW BOOM IN FOSSIL FUELS? Oil and gas exploration has always moved at the speed of the equipment—glacially. Productive job sites quickly get clogged with fleets of massive trucks, …

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DRONES IN CONSTRUCTION

Drones in construction DRONES ARE BEING USED TO CAPTURE VIDEO FOOTAGE THAT SHOWS CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS AT THE SACRAMENTO KINGS’ NEW STADIUM IN CALIFORNIA. For some construction workers, any thoughts of slacking off could soon seem rather quaint. The drones will almost certainly notice.The workers building a lavish new downtown stadium for the Sacramento Kings in …

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THE FRIENDLY UNMANNED SKIES

Unmanned skies. The use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) is rising rapidly worldwide. Long known only for their military applications, UAS are increasingly being deployed by civilian governments for use in scientific research, climate change research, and humanitarian relief operations. As detailed in a recent article from Northern Sky Research, the number of UAS dedicated …

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192 USES FOR FLYING DRONES

Uses for flying drones  The thought occurred to me that mounting a video projector to a flying drone could give it unusual capabilities. My first idea was to use it for special effects at a concert or major indoor event. But a device like this could also be used for spot advertising – creating momentary …

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9 MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT DRONES THAT ENGINEERS WISH YOU WOULD KEEP QUIET ABOUT

Misconceptions about drones: They’re robots. They fly. They’re watching you. And they’re increasingly found everywhere: Yup, they’re drones. You may think you know exactly what they are and what they do. You don’t. Like lots of emerging technologies, drones are often misunderstood, especially early in their existence. To help you navigate our brave new world …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: DRONES MAKE THE WORLD BETTER

Drones make the world better. It’s a tried-and-true formula that bad news sells. And for drone enthusiasts, we only have to flip through a few online channels to find articles involving UAV controversy – be it government bans or drone shooters. But these headline-grabbing reports shouldn’t discourage the drone lover. Like any new technology, drones are going …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: HOW DRONES CAN KEEP YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ON SCHEDULE

AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON “HOW DRONES CAN KEEP YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ON SCHEDULE” The process of constructing a building is like baking a cake on a reality TV show – everybody knows what it’s supposed to look like at the end, but with so many people involved, it takes can be an arduous process ensuring the finished product looks …

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AIRBORNE DRONES DESCRIBES: "DRONES AND THE 'SMART CITY!"

No fly zones in cities

Smart City Technologies are being deployed in cities all over the globe. Drones and the smart city. Case study Wisconsin police recently reported that with the help of their search and rescue drone, they captured a robbery suspect that was evading police. Amidst all the negative publicity surrounding drones and UAVs that has matriculated in …

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