The FlyBi drone is a crowdfunding project on IndiGoGo. At first I ignored this concept when I saw it about a month ago and I still don’t understand who exactly FlyBi is trying to market to, which is a little off-putting. The company is using flashy words like “VR” and “Autonomous” to gain traction while sporting a very high promise of features […]
“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 […]
DJI went live with their highly anticipated Firmware update today. Everyone has been waiting for the automated Flight modes since the Inspire 1 was released.
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 […]
Continuing from my last post “Under The Hood – 3DR SOLO – Part I, I will begin taking you through the steps I took to disassemble my SOLO. To begin remove the battery pack from the SOLO. Underneath there a four phillips-head screws. Using a basic screw driver these four screws can be easily removed. […]
Here’s the next installment of Ask Drone Girl. Got a question for her? Send your email here. Question Hi Drone Girl, My son and his cousin started a droning business in Michigan about a year ago. Recently they were asked to drone a festival in our town, and they readily accepted needing the exposure. I have […]
Hi and welcome to my very first post as a contributing member of Drone Coalition. I’m excited to be here and have some great topics lined up for the Fall. As an Engineer I’m more interested in the engineering behind these machines and the new technologies in development for their advancement. We are already into […]
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 […]