Saturday , July 31 2021

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Flying QR code: the next step in drone light shows

Drone light shows have become one step short of commonplace, flying all over the world this summer into the shapes of Earth at the recent Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, forming the likeness of Baby Yoda at a show promoting Disney+ or accompanying fireworks at the Dollywood theme park’s Summer Celebration. …

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Why drone photographers need a bigger sensor

When it comes to sensor size — yes — bigger is better. If you’re getting a drone for photography purposes, then one of the most important specs to consider is sensor size. Worry less about transmission range or battery life. That should have little bearing on your photo quality — …

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Skydio finally launches in Australia and New Zealand

Good news for drone pilots in Australia and New Zealand: you can now use Skydio’s enterprise platforms. The company behind the crash-proof drones announced this month that its autonomous drone, the Skydio 2, and its integrated software solutions including the Skydio Autonomy Enterprise Foundation, 3D Scan and Cloud , are now available for enterprise and public sector …

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The best indoor drone for real estate agents

Next up in our “Ask Drone Girl” series is about the best indoor drone for real estate agents that uses FPV. If you have a question for Drone Girl, contact her here. I would like a high-end, FPV mini drone to fly indoors and tight spaces, specifically to fly through homes …

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what is it, and why you might use LightWare LiDAR

Drones are getting smaller — and the LiDAR sensors to go with them are getting smaller too. One American drone company has claimed to have built the smallest, lightest scanning LiDAR sensor, called MicroLiDAR.  LightWare LiDAR this summer launched its new SF45 microLiDAR. The sensor weighs just 59 grams and …

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13 hot drone startups to know for 2021

Think the drone industry has peaked? Probably not. More and more fresh ideas keep pouring into the world of drones, as evidenced by these hot drone startups. GENIUS NY, a business accelerator program at CenterState CEO’s Tech Garden, a site in Syracuse, New York designed to stimulate high-tech entrepreneurship, this …

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What is headless mode, and do DJI drones have it?

For those among use who struggle with spatial orientation, headless mode may be an easier way to fly your drone. But in most cases, we don’t recommend it. Headless mode is a type of flight mode commonly marketed at beginner drone pilots, where the drone will always fly in relation …

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