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The first time I flew a drone, aside from the excitement and anticipation of learning a whole new skill set, one of my primary feelings was concern for safety. I momentarily wondered whether my new hobby was going to be dangerous in any way for myself or my children who were watching nearby. So, are …

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If you’re planning a trip to the mountains, it could be a perfect opportunity to get in some time flying your drone. But perhaps you’re wondering about how well your drone will perform in a higher altitude setting, and for that matter, whether it’s even allowed.  It is certainly possible to fly a drone in …

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Knowing how to store your drone properly can extend its useful life. Keep in mind these tips for best storage practices. 1. Perform a Visual Inspection Before you ever put up your drone after a flight, whether it’s for the night or for the winter, you should always check it over for signs of wear. …

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You’ve heard all about drone goggles, and seen the drone racers with their heads buried in the sci-fi looking headsets, and you’re super curious to know what the hype is all about. How exactly do drone goggles work? What can you see when you’re wearing them, and how do you use them to control a …

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Guest post by Thomas Glare So you got yourself a brand new DJI drone? That’s awesome. The camera comes nicely stabilized, and the set-up is so simple that it’s quite easy to start recording amazing footage right away. But while it’s simple to take long-exposure shots at nighttime, it becomes more difficult during the daytime. …

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Waste management is a crucial part of maintaining a clean and well-functioning society. As humans produce more waste, this can be a challenging task, but drones can help. As this technology becomes more prevalent, more companies and governments realize the potential of drones for waste management. Uncrewed aerial vehicles offer cost-effective and convenient solutions for …

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Technology has been evolving at an accelerated rate. This has birthed a long list of inventions and advancements, and among them are commercial drones. After drones were made available to the masses, people have found multiple uses for the buzzing sky-racer.  From aerial photography and videography to drone racing and site inspection, these miniature flying …

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Drones are becoming increasingly popular both recreationally and commercially, including in the agricultural industry. The commercial agricultural drone market is currently worth $80 million, a figure that’s expected to grow to $110 million by 2022. The use of drones to save time and resources is fairly straightforward, but farmers and scientists are still discovering new …

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Geographic information systems, or GIS, have many different applications across numerous industries, including resource management, scientific research, development planning, disaster management, marketing research and more. It involves the gathering of data, most of which has a geographic component, into maps so that it can be visualized, analyzed and better understood. The insights that GIS enables …

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