Beautiful and Touching Aerial Video of Nova Scotia Canada in 4K

This video by Victor Chu was shot mostly in chronological order. Locations in order of first appearance: Advocate Harbor, en route to the harbor (Intro) Peggy’s Cove Area – Beach, lighthouse, lake Halifax – Bridge, city Mahone Bay – 3 Churches Lunenburg – Sailboats, red houses Cabot’s Trail – Landscape shots after Lunenburg Music: RyanRead more…

DroneDeploy announces 1 million acres of drone data & launches free map processing

(San Francisco) November 17, 2015 — DroneDeploy, a Silicon Valley tech company that develops software for commercial drones, announced today a milestone of 1 million acres of drone data and have launched their software for free to anyone in over 120 countries. CEO Mike Winn explains: “Historically, most drone publicity has been related to one-offRead more…

Jim Williams Joins the Skyward Advisory Board

Former manager of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Office to advise drone information management software. Portland, OR ­ November 17, 2015 -­ Skyward named Jim Williams, former manager of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Office, to its advisory board. Williams brings nearly 30 years of experience in aviation to the board including experience inRead more…

Inspiring Aerial Reel by Lumen Art Studio

Lumen Art Studio just released their 2015 Images Aerial Reel, shot over the past 16 months on location in 4 countries. – Iceland (Vik, Dettifoss, Godafoss, Skogafoss, Jökulsarlon) – Norway (Skagsanden, Mortsund, Hamnoy, Toppoya, Haukland) – Italy (Stromboli, San Vito Lo Capo, Troina, Agira, Etna, Trapani) – Germany (Frankfurt Ostend/Taunusanlage/Westendtower/Rebstockpark/Main Plaza, Kriftel, Heusenstamm, Mainhausen, Egelsbach, …Read more…

Humanitarian UAV Training Mission in Nepal – Interview with Krista Montgomery and Patrick Meier

Pix4D recently participated in a week long UAV training mission in Nepal, along with DJI, the Humanitarian UAV Network, and Kathmandu Living Labs. The goal was to teach engineering students and young professionals at Kathmandu University how to use drones and image-processing software for disaster response. In the event of an earthquake like the one that …Read more…

Yuneec Announces Launch of Typhoon ActionCam

ONTARIO, CA (November 10, 2015)– Yuneec International today announced the release of the Typhoon ActionCam, a handheld camera stabilization platform that ensures ground shots are as smooth as the ones taken from the air.   The Typhoon ActionCam combines the impressive CGO3 camera gimbal with a handle for stable ground footage, allowing consumers to record videos …Read more…

Make some side cash filming with your drone on a new app for golfers

So you own a drone and spend hours practicing. How do you turn all those practice hours into some recurring revenue? Depending on what model you have, there may be an opportunity to make some cash by flying and filming. Drone Caddy App is a startup that uses drones combined with an advanced Smart Phone App. Once a golfer downloads the course-specific app, they will enter their player …Read more…

F3Expo – Nov. 12-15, 2015 in Atlanta, GA

Looking for something to do next weekend? Just around the corner (Nov. 12-15, 2015) is F3Expo, the world’s first drone technology and lifestyle event for all ages and skill levels, located at the Georgia Dome & Georgia World Congress Center. F3Expo has three days of activities, education and competitions geared towards everyone in the community ranging from the …Read more…

Lehmann Aviation Releases New Long Range Data Modem

Lehmann Aviation (www.lehmannaviation.com) released its new long range data modem, compatible with all L-A Series drones. With this new functionality, L-A Series drones (especially the LA300 and LA300AG) gain the same operational capabilities as their 4-5 times more expensive competitors.   This new long range data modem can optionally substitute the WI-FI data link connection …Read more…

The Intelligent Drone Revolution Begins 9/13/15: Botlink XRD

Botlink has announced that the hardware compliment to their best-in-class drone control software will begin shipping to customers next week. The XRD (Extended Range and Data), allows users to process data in real-time and at extended ranges, including beyond-line-of-sight. This technology will change how we work in the industry by allowing users to get actionable data instantly. …Read more…

Ishtar X Tussilago | Downhill Longboarder Shows Us How To Follow Our Passions

Ishtar X Tussilago is a short film by Maceo Frost starring downhill longboard rider Ishtar Backlund in the epic mountains of Norway. Combined with a magical soundtrack from Swedish rock band Tussilago, the film is a glimpse into the profound feeling of believing in yourself and living out one’s greatest dreams.   Source: EpicTV.comRead more…

Join Leading Drone Experts at Unique Drones Data X Conference

November 6th will see leaders and decision makers from every part of the drone industry come together at Drones Data X in Westport, Ireland (Friday November 6th to Sunday November 8th 2015).  Sponsored by Vetted and featuring speakers from Facebook, NASA, the Irish Aviation Authority (FAA), Verifly and major investors like Enterprise Equity, it is …Read more…

Brooklyn Aerials shoots short video Nostalgia with pre-production Freefly ALTA

Brooklyn Aerials has announced their latest short film – a collaboration between Michael Marantz, Drew English and Tim Sessler.  They are one of the first to fly a pre-production model of Freefly’s latest drone, the ALTA. With a bare bones team, equipped with an ALTA and a RED Epic Dragon Monochrome, they ventured out to explore and …Read more…

500below Offers Industry’s First Peer-to-Peer Support Network for Drone Aviators

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, September 9, 2015 – The largest commercial drone show in North America, InterDrone, opened yesterday with the launch of 500below, LLC, the first peer-to-peer network of drone owners supporting drone owners. The company’s name is a reference to the FAA’s altitude ceiling of 500 feet and below for commercial drone flights. “Demand for drones is huge, but …Read more…

Drone Forum Leaders Launch YuneecPilots.com

Members Joining by Oct. 5 Entered for Yuneec Q500 4k Giveaway Houston, September 9, 2015: The leaders in online forums for the multirotor drone industry have launched YuneecPilots.com to support the growing community of Yuneec platform aerial enthusiasts. YuneecPilots.com will join the company’s growing drone forum network that now has more than 250,000 unique visitors and 2.5 million …Read more…

Skyward Launches the First Information Management Solution for Commercial Drone Operators

INTERDRONE, LAS VEGAS, September 9, 2015 ­­Skyward introduced its information management solution, the first designed for commercial drone operators. By providing this critical business infrastructure, Skyward is powering a global aerial robotics network. The cloud­based solution integrates a drone airspace map with flight planning tools and a digital system of record, supported by a team of regulatory and …Read more…

Drone Industry Launches Technology & Innovation Awards

The drone industry has announced the launch of the Unmanned Air Systems Technology & Innovation Awards. With the unmanned aviation industry developing at such a great pace the awards have been established to recognise innovation, excellence and growth across the industry. The awards are open to all organisations involved in the unmanned aviation industry, with entries welcomed from …Read more…

First Feature Film Entirely Shot With Drones Begins Production

Hollywood, FL. Posvisual is announcing production of the first film completely shot by quadcopters, popularly known as drones. Final Minute is a thriller directed by Luis Aviles and produced by Alberto Pablo Rivera; both independent filmmakers. The film has as scenario the carnival festivities in Ambato, Ecuador, a city known for its traditional and colorful celebrations. Filming is …Read more…

CameraLends Releases Referral Service for Commercial Pilots

San Francisco, California. ​As demand for drones and commercial UAV pilots continues to grow, CameraLends now allows drone owners and operators to advertise their services for free and receive direct requests. Other hire­a­drone­operator services exist, but they charge a monthly fee of $10­20/month that does not guarantee an increase in business. CameraLends differs from these networks as referrals are …Read more…

Half-Lives: Love and Energy in the Nuclear Age – Philip Grossman’s DJI Story

What began as a break from corporate America turned into a lifelong passion project for aerial photographer and filmmaker Philip Grossman. In 2011, he left his job as Director of Global Enterprise Solution Architecture at one of the worlds largest hotel companies to pursue his fine art photography. He had grown tired of corporate America and …Read more…

Peru Uses Drones to Protect Archaeological Sites

LIMA – Peru, a country with a rich historical heritage, has added drones to archaeology’s classical tools for surveying, registering and protecting archaeological sites from climate- and human-caused damage. The use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, has so far helped in registering 375 archaeological sites, or 63.5 percent of those in the Lima metropolitan …Read more…

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