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Drones and Reforestation
Reforestation vs Deforestation. “The Amazon rain forest — the lungs which produce 20% of our planet’s oxygen — is on fire,” tweeted French President Emanuel Macron at the G7 in 2019. ‘Slash and burn’ deforestation is creating havoc to earth’s natural forest resources.   Background. Major forest countries across the globe have been battling with deforestation.   Many of…
Drones in Africa (World Economic Forum 2019)
Drones in Africa.   The leading role of drones in Africa.   The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa, is being held in Cape Town over 4 – 6 September 2019. Featuring speakers such as Professor Klaus Schwab, and SA President Cyril Ramaphosa the Forum discussed ‘Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution’….
VTOL (Vertical Take-off and Landing) Fixed Wing
Discussion: VTOL (Vertical Take-off and Landing) Fixed Wing The best of both worlds.   INTRODUCTION Technological innovation is about breaking down existing barriers, being able to achieve what was not possible before. Typically, the trade-off for consumers of drones always has been Hover time                      …
BVLOS drones – Flying long range commercial flights
Commercial BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight).   THE NEXT BIG STEP Flying commercial long range drones BVLOS Being all the rage, drones have already had a big impact on our lives, industry in particular has benefited much from its introduction. But the real impact is still to come. The automation that comes with the…
Drones thermal imaging: solutions for modern business
There has long been a strong market for thermal imagining. But industry advances, placing high-quality thermal cameras within drones, has opened up huge opportunities in everything from safety to surveillance, law enforcement to search and rescue. Thermal sensors are increasingly being used with drones, giving users the chance to ‘see’ from an aerial perspective, no…
RFID Drones in IOT and the Smart City
RFID Drones used in IOT applications Before we look at RFID drones, let’s look at the background of RFID tags.   RFID tags RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags have been around since the 1940s and enables to cost effective identification of objects. The ability to connect everything via the internet is referred to as IOT…