drones in agriculture

The Pros and Cons of Drones in Agriculture

Drones, which were once a reserve of the military, are now redefining precision agriculture. The number of farmers adopting the use of drones in their farms is growing steadily. Drones offer them a low-cost aerial camera platform. This way farmers can cost-effectively monitor their crops. Drones are used to capture images which are later processed […]

Drone that inspects constructions

The Use of Drones in Construction Inspection and General Building

Drone technology has been advancing greatly over the past few years. Technology that was once only available to military personnel is now available in the civilian market at competitive pricing options. The construction industry is usually somewhat adverse to new technology. However, drone technology has been quickly adopted by many businesses in this ever evolving industry. […]

Drone delivers medical equipment

Drones to Deliver Medical Transplants in Australia and India

Drones have served a number of uses in recent years. We’ve used them to support military efforts, deliver packages, make movies, shoot real estate videos, create interactive tourist experiences, take aerial photos and more. But these drones now are being used to support the medical community with exceptional results. Australia In Australia for example, the […]

Flanker w606-5

Hand-On Review of Flanker W606-5 by HJ Toys

I had the chance to try out the W606-5 Flanker by HJ Toys. Seeing the drone before I got the box I was quite exited, the design looked stunning, and it had a nice FPV setup on the controller. The Flankers design seems to be very inspired by a design called the Apple Drone, which is […]

Surfing with a drone

Drone Surfing: The New Sport in Town

Just when we thought that all the uses to which a drone can be put to have been exploited, Freefly Systems found a new use for it: surfing. Toward the end of summer, Freefly Systems released a video featuring a man on a wakeboard being pulled by the Freefly ALTA 8. The drone is seen […]

Drone for racing

Drone Racing to be Televised by ESPN

A monumental agreement was recently reached between Drone Racing League (DRL) and ESPN. The agreement will see ESPN broadcast upcoming DRL’s first full season of drone racing episodes. The season will be composed of 10 episodes and is set to start on the 23rd of October 2016. The episodes will be aired on ESPN, ESPN2, […]

Underwater Drone

Underwater Treasure Hunting with a Drone

Are you dreaming about finding lost treasure under the sea? Now you have your chance, with the underwater drone called Trident, which can be pre-ordered here for around $1200. The drones creators are treasure hunters Eric Stackpole and David Lang, and they designed it to be able to search a cave in California for lost gold. The […]

Lidi l15 drone

Hands-On Review of Lidi L15 Altitude Hold Camera Drone

I was sent another quadcopter to try out today, the new Lidi L15 Altitude Hold Camera Drone, sent to me by GearBest, who by the way is having a very nice promotion right now, a flash sale with serious discounts. At first look it looks very much like the Syma X5SC. The drone is delivered pre-assembled, and is […]

Middax F51 Aquadrone

Hands-On Review of Middax F51 Waterproof Aquadrone

I got to test the new Middax F51 Aquadrone, courtesy of GearBest. The Middax F51 is a very small drone, 16 cm wide, 5.8 cm high, and with a length of 20 cm, but it does pack quite a bit of power, and includes a small camera with a 4GB memory card. You get a nice […]