4 Steps for Making an Excellent 3D Model With a Drone

In the recent months it seems that the Drone Industry which is trending through our candidates, is the goal of using drones to make 3D models. Yes, it is simple to make a 3D model using DroneDeploy, and in fact, every map includes a 3D model view - however, to make a high-quality model that looks great from every angle, there's a it more to it. 

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The Top 5 Drones for Inspection and Surveying

Inspection, surveying and mapping are a major application for drones within the realms of agriculture and construction, but the type of equipment chosen depends upon the type of inspection required. “Inspections” can mean anything from a basic real estate job requiring images of a steep roof to the complex inspection of an energy installation: and the drones required for each application differ significantly.
Depending upon the type of application, there can be other issues to think about: one of the best places to start is with the requirements. Then, choose the appropriate sensor and the system that can most reliably and safely carry that sensor. Often overlooked areas include data security and data management.

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A Blast from the Past: Buzludja with Mavic Pro

History taught us so much about the eloquence of events and their consequences and it is essential to learn from our mistakes so as to avoid future failures. To be more specific, historic monuments and buildings should be preserved even if they are a symbol of disgrace for the local population because of their cultural heritage. The Buzludja monument located in the Balkans in Bulgaria is a prime example of this. For those of you who have never heard of it, Buzludja is the largest ideological state-built communist monument in Bulgaria throughout the Communist regime. Its shape resembles a flying saucer and looks like the perfect place for a villain’s headquarters from the James Bond series, inside you will discover socialist slogans and beautiful mosaics most of which are still intact.

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Where are jobs in the Drone Industry?

There’s a lot of conflicting information about where job opportunities are in the future. The drone industry is one that’s getting a lot of press and for good reason! There is so much talk about all the different sectors of the industry that it’s easy to get lost in the flood of information. The information below will provide you with a clear picture of the industry and where the opportunities lie.

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DroneMate: An Interactive World Map With Drone Laws

Taking a drone overseas is complicated at the best of times. Choosing the right equipment to take, packing your gear up securely and getting it through airport security are all headaches that pilots flying abroad have to face. And that’s before you’ve even landed in your destination. But the biggest challenge is complying with local regulations, which will almost certainly differ from what you’re used to.

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Yuneec's first commercial drone is ready for filming and rescue

Yuneec may be DJI's biggest consumer drone rival, but you probably have only heard of its consumer and selfie drones. Now, it's taking a step into the big leagues with a new model, the H520. The big, six rotor UAV with bright orange visibility is meant for commercial jobs, including video production, public safety, and inspection. It's equipped with a retractable landing gear, mission planning software and a variety of cameras, including a thermal imaging model and one with a two-inch sensor.

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