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Are 3D Printed Drones the Next Big Thing?

Written by Megan Nichols Drones are quickly changing from being classified as toys to becoming integral tools for many industries, but industrial versions are still costly. Each component needs to be both strong and lightweight, and shifting designs make it challenging for manufacturers to keep up with industry demands. The implementation of 3D printing and …

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Are High Tech New Drones Worth The Money?

Guest post by Arthur Daniel Cohen Are the most high-tech drones worth their price tag? The answer is, it depends. You could pay a top-dollar and get a great drone. But, you could pay much less for a drone with the same quality and similar features, and just have less advanced specifications, such a memory …

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Tips for Using Drones for Inspections

Guest post by Emily Folk Recent advances in radio and wireless connectivity technology have made drones one of the most popular ways for companies to improve old processes. It’s now possible to automate tasks that couldn’t have been before. They have found use as package carriers, aerial photographers and remote site inspectors. You might even …

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How Drones Can Improve Warehouse Efficiency

Guest Post by Emily Folk Drones aren’t the sole purview of hobbyists and photographers anymore. They’re quickly proving their worth in nearly every industry, from construction to agriculture and everything in between. In some settings, drones can even improve warehouse efficiency. How are drones changing the logistics industry and improving efficiency across the board? Improved …

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10 Ways Drones Are Helping the Construction Industry

Guest post by Emily Folk When a new construction project begins, there are many moving parts that need to be monitored. Crews, teams and partners all have to be on the same page while the project is being built, which can get messy as things progress. To minimize the confusion and miscommunication, drones have been …

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How Drones Are Being Used for Crop Fertilization

Guest post by Emily Folk 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 …

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How Drones Are Revolutionizing GIS

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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Do Drones Have a Place in Manufacturing?

By Megan Ray Nichols Drones were probably always destined to become a big deal. What’s more surprising than their popularity, however, is the sheer number and variety of applications in which drones are finding themselves useful. Before too long, drones might even be the new normal — not for kids and adult hobbyists, but for …

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How Drones Are Changing the Shipping Industry

Most people are familiar with the drones used to take aerial photographs or to fly around their backyards as hobbyists. Industries including the military also rely on drones for their operations. Here, we’ll look at the current and future impact of drones on the shipping industry. Drones Making Deliveries to Offshore Ships Companies are always …

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How Drones Can Help with Disaster Relief

The world is always changing and advancing, helping people live safer and happier lives around the globe. The most influential way to change lives is through technology, which has become widespread and easy for most people to access. People benefit when tech adapts to worldwide needs, which makes it a crucial element in disaster relief …

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