“I really wish my footage looked worse” – No one ever said… Of course we want our footage to look as good as possible but sometimes achieving what we want seems more difficult than it should be. Camera features like “LOG” style promise to give us more latitude when editing, but it can sometimes make […]
This week brought a long-await announcement from DJI that finally brings a new camera option to the DJI Inspire 1 platform. The question is, is this really the “game changer” some people are calling it, or will it really make any difference. We will dissect some of the features and see what this will really […]
On the week of the official launch of Drone Coalition, InterDrone 2015 (Sept 9-11, Las Vegas) will be featuring several of our staff writers, including Lisa Ellman, Mike Fortin, Sally French, Kerry Garrison, Gretchen West and myself.
There are two ways to get really good video out of an Inspire 1 or Phantom 2. The “easy” way is to simply use some of the presets such as Vivid or Film. The downside to using the presets is that you are letting someone else decide what your video should look like. The other way is to […]
FAA APPROVED…BUT are you compliant? We keep seeing more companies taking to the web to proclaim they are “FAA APPROVED” but what does that actually mean? The problem I see is that while more and more are getting their approval from the FAA, they are failing miserably at complying or not even trying at all […]
While we’re all currently focused on the issues surrounding commercial UAS for aerial imaging, data networking and small package delivery in our near future, what do we know about commercial UGS (Unmanned Ground Systems) plans for use in our daily lives? With resistance to getting the Amazon Drones off the ground due to current FAA regulatory indecision, maybe […]
Using a drone to get imagery for 3D mapping is rapidly catching on, and thanks to Pix4D software, they’ve made strides in bringing the technology to the small UAV market. We’ve only just begun to see where this technology is going to take us, and how we can best utilize it for industry. New designs in […]
Have Drone, Will Travel! San Francisco, Orlando, Indianapolis, Virginia, Los Angeles…… Ahh the glamour of travel! Wait…Glamour…Traveling with a drone ain’t what its cracked up to be! One of the most frequently asked questions I get from people is “How do you travel with your equipment”.
What is the DroneSpeak website? The DroneSpeak website offers information about civilian: Drones; Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV); Unmanned aerial-vehicle systems (UAS) and other unmanned vehicle systems (UVS). Website information has been organized by using the DroneSpeak™ Vocabulary, a managed hierarchy of defined terms for describing a UVS in its developmental and operational context. Unlike a […]