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The FAA Underestimated Drone Market Size: Commercial UAV Use Explodes

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 The FAA’s most recent forecast shows a larger than expected rise in drone use. Although purchases among hobbyist consumers are slowing down, the commercial drone market is booming. It has the fastest growth rate of the three major UAV market segments, the others being military and consumer. What is responsible for this growth? Key growth […]

As Consumer Drone Sales Slow, DJI Shifts Its Focus to Agriculture

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DJI, the world’s largest civilian and commercial drone manufacturer, recently announced plans to invest more resources in agricultural drones. This comes in the wake of a slowdown in civilian sales. The company seems to be betting on the more stable and dependable commercial sector to drive future demand. Why consumer drone sales are falling Although […]

Powerful Tricks To Getting High Quality Real Estate Photos

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You’ve probably heard the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” It might sound like a cliche, but nowhere is this adage better illustrated than in the real estate industry. People respond better to visual content, which is an integral part of the AIDA marketing model. Stunning photos immediately catch potential clients’ attention. After […]

DJI’s New Terra Software Transforms Images Into 3D Models and Maps

DJI's New Terra Software

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI unveiled Terra, its 3D modeling and mapping software, in March 2019. Already the world’s largest civilian and commercial manufacturer, this development is sure to extend its dominance of the drone industry. It’s also an indication of DJI camera drones’ increasingly sophisticated capabilities. How does it work? Terra has a comprehensive four-step […]

Big Storms Drive Use of Drones In Insurance Industry Higher in 2019

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Drones have evolved rapidly in the past few years. Although initially popular as military reconnaissance tools, their commercial adoption has skyrocketed. The insurance industry, long known for its conservative approach to innovation, has been surprisingly receptive to drone use. Judging by the already positive results realized so far, the trend is set to rise in […]

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 […]