Buy a Drone or Hire A Drone Service?

Many are realizing the benefits of drones compared with traditional means of recording video, taking photos or capturing data, and how they are bringing new capabilities to so many industries.  Once companies determine to use a drone, it can be difficult to determine if they should buy their own drone(s) and hire and train pilots, Read More

Drones Superbly Showcase Real Estate and Construction

There was a time when only those selling luxury properties could afford to incorporate special marketing tactics like drones to showcase a tall or especially beautiful property. Not only is it now easier to get compelling images, provide detail on unique property features, and make impressive virtual tours, incorporating drone photography and video also generates Read More

Drones are Raising the Bar on Bridge Inpsections

Bridges are usually inspected manually for defects, with someone taking notes of damage and the locations of cracks, spalls and delaminations. They must be extremely thorough. New applications create a 3D representation of the targeted bridge, saving time and enabling the recording of  location-specific information of problems. Read More

Drones Map Turtle Nesting & Impact of Sea Level Rise

Drones are being used to create accurate 3D maps of coastal areas at a fraction of the cost of other methods. Using drones for conservation efforts is a great method for gaining the data you need without interfering with the wildlife you are studying. Read More

Scientists Tracking Sharks with Every Day Drones

Using off-the-shelf drones for surveys allow scientists to more easily monitor megafauna species in shallow water because they do not intrude like traditional monitoring methods. Additionally, several types of sharks have been detected: nurse, lemon, and bonnethead sharks, as well as southern and spotted stingrays. Read More