Author Archives: Andrew Nixon

Best Drones For Agriculture 2019: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide

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Who This Guide is For This ag drone buyer’s guide is for farmers and agriculture service professionals who want to use unmanned aerial vehicles to monitor the health of crops and livestock. It covers everything you need to know, including drone reviews of the leading UAVs used for precision agriculture; popular imaging software packages & services; a short list of UAV surveyors; […]

First-Time Drone Owner? Read these Safety Precautions!

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If this is your first time flying a drone, you’ll probably crash it a few times before you get the hang of it. That’s why it’s a good idea to start with a cheap drone before trying an expensive drone from DJI and arrange drone insurance cost. Luckily, they are mistakes you can fix with […]

5 Reasons to Invest in Agriculture Drones

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With a growing global population demanding more food and climate change threatening current crop yields, farmers need to find ways to get more out of their farms. One way they’ve been doing this is by deploying agricultural drones.  Agricultural drones enable precision farming, which increases yield while also lowering farming costs. Most agricultural drones are used […]

Ethical & Legal Issues Involving Camera Drones

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Consumer drones have opened up numerous opportunities for businesses and individuals. Camera Drones have also introduced legal and ethical complications that have caught many governments unprepared. Camera drones, in particular, have been singled out for their potential privacy violations. A camera drone hovering over your backyard will make anyone more than a little uncomfortable. If […]

Is It Worth Buying Real Estate Drones?

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In hot real estate markets, the smallest improvements to your property can make all the difference. But sometimes, the trick is not in repainting the exterior or raking away dead leaves on the lawn but rather changing how your market your home. Potential buyers will most likely visit a listing website to narrow down their […]

Meet DJI’s New Smart Controller (Video & Review)

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DJI recently introduced a new DJI Smart Controller during CES 2019. The new controller helps you to operate your drone directly without using a smartphone.  The controller has other features for the pilot that can improve the drone flying experience. When you decide to buy this smart controller, there are several great features that you […]

PWC Report Estimates Business Use of Drones Will Exceed $125B

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Drone technology is significantly gaining prominence, especially in capital projects. It is critical for the project owners to adopt the leading edge technology to optimize their return on investment.  The drone revolution is affecting industries that range from agriculture to film making. According to PwC’s study, the global market value for business services that use […]

FLIR Spends $200 million To Buy Canadian Firm Aeryon Drone

Drone technology is evolving, and many individuals and businesses are embracing it in their operations. For instance, the technology is used in industries that include real estate, construction, agriculture, filming & photography, as well as emergency services. The agriculture sector is also embracing drone technology to improve its operations. When using an agricultural drone one […]

DJI Drones Can Fly Over Crowds – If They Pack This Parachute System

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There are different types of drones meant for commercial or personal use. There are also specific rules and laws that regulate the operations of drones in different places. For instance, both personal and commercial drones should not fly above crowds of people. In other words, you may not fly your drone above a group of […]

Best Camera Drones 2019: The Ultimate Buying Guide

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Best Camera Drones Selling Right Now There are dozens of drones with cameras for sale, today. But which is the best for you? Whats In This Guide This page reviews the best flying cameras from the leading manufacturers in the industry. I’ve filtered-out the models that aren’t worth your money or your time, in my opinion. […]