CATEGORIES

AUTONOMOUS RESUPPLY IN A CONGESTED BATTLESPACE

Can autonomous drones deliver supplies to troops in an active firefight? DroneUp recently partnered with a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Allied Command Transformation (ACT) Joint Force Development (JFD) exercise to find out.

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February/ March 2021

IMPROVE YOUR DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY

10 must-know Lightroom tips

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February/ March 2021

UAS TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT The Key to the Future of Drones

In 2012, Congress passed the FAA Modernization and Reform Act, which established a deadline for the agency: achieve full integration of drones into the airspace by 2015. As the calendar rolls over into 2021, this begs an obvious question: “Are we there yet?”

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February/ March 2021

FLYING FOR A LIVING

A professional UAS operator on what it takes to be successful

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February/ March 2021

ON THE WING

This bird-like drone is incredibly agile and efficient

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February/ March 2021

LiDAR MAPPING A GOLD MINE

When Consolidated Gold Mine in Dahlonega, Georgia, wanted to open more of its areas to public tours, they asked Inspired Intelligence, a family owned and operated drone business in Buford, Georgia, to help. Inspired Intelligence CEO and founder Nir Pe’er explained, “Besides drone technology, we also used new, amazing cutting-edge technology called LiDAR.

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February/ March 2021

A VIEW FROM ABOVE

Topping out the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge

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February/ March 2021

DRONE TOOLS Safely using autonomous flight modes

In the early days of aviation, as aircraft range and endurance increased, so did the fatigue experienced by pilots. Autopilots were invented in 1912, guiding aircraft to fly straight and level on a compass course and greatly reducing a pilot’s workload. For more than a century, autopilots have improved many aspects of aviation safety, but they have also created new problems.

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February/ March 2021

A Colossal Challenge

Photographing Salem’s Oregon Pioneer

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February/ March 2021

911 DRONE DEPLOYMENT

Archer Unmanned Air Systems (Archer UAS), technology company with a 911-integrated drone deployment system, has announced a partnership with RapidDeploy as part of its Lightning Partner Program.

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February/ March 2021

WALMART DELIVERY

Walmart and Zipline have launched a first-of-its-kind drone delivery operation in the U.S.

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December/ January 2021

PROPERLY INSURE YOUR DRONE BUSINESS

Efficient ways to mitigate and transfer risk

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December/ January 2021

Product Review - Nanuk 970 Case for Inspire 2

Plenty of room with easy mobility

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December/ January 2021

IP RATING STANDARDS

WHAT THEY MEAN FOR COMMERCIAL DRONES

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December/ January 2021

PRECISION AGRICULTURE

A DAY ON THE FARM

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December/ January 2021

Intro to Aerial Mapping

Tools that make maximize your bird’s-eye-view

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December/ January 2021

DEFIBRILLATOR DELIVERY

Everdrone, a global leader in autonomous drone technology, recently announced that its drones are now being used to deliver Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the scene of cardiac arrests in real-world emergencies—a first-of-its-kind project.

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December/ January 2021

DJI COLLABORATES WITH SHELL OIL

DJI has announced a Solution Development Partnership with Shell Oil Company to create, test, and deploy DJI drone technology at its Deer Park Manufacturing Complex to improve efficiency and worker safety during industrial inspections and emergency incident response.

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December/ January 2021

CLEARED FOR TAKE OFF

Navigating the regulations for public sector drones

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December/ January 2021

AMAZON PRIME AIR

Amazon recently received the FAA’s approval to operate its fleet of Prime Air delivery drones.

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December/ January 2021

VIDEO POST-PRODUCTION ADVICE

Color correction with Log and Lookup Tables

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October/ November 2020

THERMAL IMAGING ABCs

SEE THE WORLD IN A NEW LIGHT

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October/ November 2020

REMOTE ID & UNIVERSAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Your top 10 questions answered

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October/ November 2020

Satellite Control

Flylogix and Cambridge Consultants, part of the Capgemini Group, have announced a collaboration that will exploit Iridium’s state-of-the-art satellite communications to safely control unmanned aerial vehicles from a central control hub.

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October/ November 2020

EMESENT'S HOVERMAP SCANNER SUPERCHARGES DJI MATRICE 300

Emesent’s Hovermap LiDAR scanner is being used to supercharge the Matrice 300 RTK (M300) next generation industrial drone.

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October/ November 2020

High-Risk Operations

Embry-Riddle bridge-inspection challenges

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October/ November 2020

BVLOS Powerline Inspection

Skyqraft, a data-driven infrastructure inspection company from Sweden, was granted BVLOS operation permission for the Vertical Technologies DeltaQuad VTOL UAV to inspect a large portion of the Swedish power grid. Fully autonomous from takeoff to landing and using long-range radio transmission combined with LTE based video and control links, Skyqraft was able to perform multiple BVLOS missions gathering high-resolution images for over 1,000 km of powerlines.

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October/ November 2020

POWERING UP

Drone space consolidation is about to become a reality

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August/ September 2020

EYES OVER THE WORLD

Aerial photo secrets from around the globe

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August/ September 2020

ELEVATE YOUR ART

A tool is only as good as the hands that yield it, which likely explains why having the most advanced drone isn’t necessarily the ticket to creating incredible works of aerial art.

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August/ September 2020

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