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 […]
Are UGS (Unmanned Ground Systems) Commercial ground-based drones in our near future?
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 […]
3D Drone Mapping Made Easy with Pix4D & DJI Phantom 3
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!
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”.
DroneSpeak vocabulary-based UVS and civilian drone information
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 […]