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Natural Disasters and Drones (added functions)
Natural disasters and drones have become a very popular topic. Most recently there was an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. The deployment of drones in this disaster feature in international headlines. Nearly every week another natural disaster somewhere in the world makes another headline. Natural disasters seem to occur particularly on the Pacific Rim’s geologically…
The new construction site boss: adopting UAV technology in Africa
Drones in Construction The Vanguard, is Airborne Drones most popular UAV, which is a long range surveillance drone with a configurable Data Link video Range and flight times. The Vanguard drone system is their solution to security and surveillance needs. It is also ideal for inspection and detection where fine detail such as cracks and…
Drones For Security
Post by: Tom Dent-Spargo | Robotics Law Journal – 12 February 2018. Drones for security. (http://www.roboticslawjournal.com/global/drones-for-security-92334289) According to South Africa based enterprise-grade drone manufacturer, drones will soon be seen regularly flying over borders-zones, crime hot spots, and city streets, as public safety agencies discover the potential cost-saving benefits and efficiency boosting nature offered by the eye in the sky….
AIRBORNE DRONES DISCUSSES 10 WAYS TO USE DRONES FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.
(also see: http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airborne-drones-top-recommendations-for-using-drones-to-improve-your-business-2017-06-21) The rapidly-growing global commercial drone market presents a plethora of opportunities for companies to use drones for commercial purposes to enhance their operations, or for new businesses to emerge, says Airborne Drones. With analysts putting the global market opportunities around drones at anywhere between $11 billion and $13 billion by 2020, organisations across…
AIRBORNE DRONES DISCUSSES COMMERCIAL DRONES VS CONSUMER DRONES: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?
It is generally predicted that the Commercial Drones will overtake Consumer/Prosumer grade drones in the foreseeable future. Oppenheimer Advisory Note (2016) distinguishes between 3 tiers of drones namely: Leisure, Prosumer and Commercial. There are obvious differences in price range and number of units sold, but the main differences relate to the nature and functionality of sensors (cameras) and sensor management…
AIRBORNE DRONES DISCUSSES DRONES FOR COMMERCIAL USE – FIXED WING OR LONG RANGE MULTI-ROTOR?
INTRODUCTION Today drones (or UAVs) are all the rage and its impact on Society and Commerce is compelling and undeniable. Long range drones in particular present enterprises with very attractive use cases to enhance competitiveness. In fact it will soon be a minimum requirement to be able to compete. (Also read: http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airborne-drones-top-recommendations-for-using-drones-to-improve-your-business-2017-06-21) This does lead to…