What’s a Drone Without an App?

Drones on their own are not much more than flying machines, but mix a drone with an app and things start to get interesting. This explains why DroneDeploy launched the DroneDeploy App Market and why DJI and DroneSAR have teamed up in their efforts to save lives. This November DroneDeploy announced the launch of a…

GeoTiffs and Drone Mapping Data: A Unique Solution for Agriculture

DroneDeploy and SLANTRANGE demonstrated at the Commercial UAV Expo how the new “GeoTIFF Upload” feature allows complete SLANTRANGE maps to be directly uploaded to a user’s DroneDeploy account. The “marriage” between SLANTRANGE and DroneDeploy offers what Anya Lamb, Marketing Manager at DroneDeploy calls ”a unique solution for agriculture”. SLANTRANGE has pioneered a smarter approach to…

Market Update for UAVs in Surveying & Mapping: Summer 2016

Drones that are surveying the Arctic along with the 5 million acres that have been mapped by users of a single software solution are just a quick indication of how widespread the use of UAVs has become in the surveying and mapping industries. With the help of FAA Part 107 legislation, that sort of work…

Market Update for UAVs in Civil Infrastructure: Summer 2016

The “hands-on” inspection of bridges and other structures will likely be coming to an end with the introduction of drones that allow for faster, cheaper and safer inspections. Those benefits are enabled by the precision measuring tools and high-definition cameras UAVs possess which has in turn led to a redefinition of the approach civil infrastructure…