Weather is critical for mapping — while bright and sunny days are the best for photogrammetry, shooting on overcast days gets you the best mapping data. Remember — we are not equipped to modify our photos in order to get better data. Merging data from shadowed areas with data from non-shadowed areas will result in a sloppy model.
Drones are being used for fishing too. So, how does drone fishing work? In drone fishing, the drone is simply used to cast out a line. To make drone fishing work, you will have to use a release clip. Once you bait a fish, the resulting downward pressure will cause the clip to release the line from the drone. You can then safely fly back your drone.
In order to achieve high conversions, it is important to deeply research the industry that you are planning on catering to. What are the various pain points that you can solve by offering your drone services? Intimately knowing your client’s business will help you articulate how YOUR service can provide actionable insights — which will lead to SMARTER and FASTER decisions.
…popular entry level drones — DJI’s Phantom 4 Pro, DJI Inspire 1, DJI Inspire 2 and the Yuneec H520. Which drone offers the best value for money? Which is the best drone for 3D mapping? What makes the Inspire 1 such a joy to fly? And, why is the presence of a linear rolling shutter on the Yuneec H520 such a big disadvantage for 3D mappers?
3. Suction cups — Suction cups are convenient for capturing real estate interiors. Using a suction cup, you can mount the Osmo on the top end corner of a room. This enables you to capture house interiors without being in the room itself. Because you can mount your Osmo in the corner of a room, the room will appear bigger than it actually is.
CTA graded North Dakota as A+ in “Entrepreneurial Activity”. This is not surprising considering the bustling economic scene. It is heartening to learn that North Dakota is also at the forefront of oil production and agriculture — two highly lucrative sectors for UAS operators.
So, what are your chances of getting a BVLOS waiver? Out of 1392 waiver applications, only 14 were accepted — an approval rate of barely 1%. What does this mean for the UAV operator? This means that you have to keep a distance of less than 2250 feet between your drone and you. Clearly, delivery services cannot take off with such regressive FAA rules in place. However, there are some positive developments as well.
In the 2017 Innovation Scorecard, Consumer Technology Association has graded states on the basis of their drone legislature. You can fine the entire list here. 12 states received a grade of C+ or lower. 7 states received a grade of B+ or B-. Whereas 31 states receive an A grade.