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UAV Crash: What to Do in Case of a Drone Accident

With the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) drones across the country on the rise, it’s helpful for operators to know what to do in case of a drone accident. By knowing how to repair the drone himself or herself, the operator can cut down on time and money needed to get their drone back where it belongs – flying. …

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Mapping with DroneDeploy

The market for aerial photography and data services is becoming intensely competitive. The hot-off-the-presses Part 107 regulatory change went into effect on August 29 and has already produced a stampede of new drone pilots anxious to take flight. Many experienced UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) pilots are searching for new ways to differentiate their services and capture higher-value aerial data. With …

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Curb Appeal 101: Real Estate Photography Basics

Shrinking consumer attention spans and an increasing dependence on technology has solidified the internet’s role as a mecca for Realtor and prospect interaction. Without fail, prospective homebuyers will preview homes and listings online before ever contacting a real estate company or agent. This includes researching information about neighborhoods, developing preliminary price points and maps, and, most importantly, viewing property listings. …

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Karma Police – The DJI Mavic is a GoPro Buzzkill

Well that didn’t last long. The media honeymoon that followed GoPro’s long-awaited unveiling of the company’s first drone came to an abrupt halt after DJI announced its own compact UAV. The sleek and feature-rich Mavic seems likely to give DJI a leg up in what seems to be a race to move drones from under the Christmas tree and into …

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Exploring Photogrammetry & Topographical Mapping

onstruction and civil engineering firms are increasingly turning to drones to gather data that was previously prohibitively expensive and difficult to obtain. Companies are choosing to either invest in the technology and training in-house, or outsource the process to consulting firms, thus freeing themselves from the tedium of collecting data and allowing them to better focus their efforts on analyzing …