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CSI From Above: Drone Mapping vs. terrestrial laser scanners

CSI From Above: Drone Mapping vs. terrestrial laser scanners

In the drone industry, it is taken nearly as gospel that small uncrewed aircraft systems (UAS) will allow people to do their jobs better, safer, and faster than whatever the traditional method happens to be—especially when it comes to public safety. However, if you are making decisions that have financial consequences or lives on the […]
From Novice to Pro: Start your drone career!

From Novice to Pro: Start your drone career!

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will host a webinar, “From Novice To Pro – Turning Your Drone Hobby Into a Career,” on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 3 p.m. EDT. With the increasing demand for businesses to integrate drone data and imagery into their operations, many novice drone operators are capitalizing on […]

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30 Pro Tips in 30 Minutes

30 Pro Tips in 30 Minutes

If you’re starting a drone program, you’ve probably already discovered that there are so many moving parts — not just propellers! Learn from experts who have been there, and avoid common mistakes. This 30-minute webinar from Skyard will cover everything from practical and basic tips to more technical examples. The Skyward team will be answering questions […]
Tread Lightly!

Tread Lightly!

Tread Lightly! leads a national initiative to protect and enhance recreation access and opportunities by promoting outdoor ethics to heighten individuals’ sense of good stewardship. Offering a myriad of programs, trainings and educational material, Tread Lightly wants to help educate recreationists across the nation on the importance of (as the name implies), treading lightly including […]

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Intro to Multispectral Imaging

Intro to Multispectral Imaging

Originally developed for military target identification and reconnaissance, multispectral imaging uses specific wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum to document environmental features of interest. Early NASA imaging of Earth from space incorporated multispectral imaging technology to map details related to oceans, landforms, and vegetation. More recently, modern weather satellites now produce diagnostic imagery using multispectral sensors. […]
A Day In the Life of a Commercial Drone Operator

A Day In the Life of a Commercial Drone Operator

Within the past few years, drones have become just another tool in the toolbox for movie creators, both big and small. The next time you finish watching your favorite feature film or TV show, pay attention to the credits at the end. More than likely, you will see the names of a drone pilot and […]

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10 Pro Tips for Professional Video

10 Pro Tips for Professional Video

I love everything about editing video: the software, the equipment, and how you can spend 40 hours working to get a 3-minute piece just right. When it comes down to it, I realize what I love most is the look on other people’s faces when they watch my work. Whether you’re an up-and-coming freelance editor […]
Drone Imaging 101

Drone Imaging 101

There’s no doubt about the fact that drones have become increasingly popular. They are more affordable than ever, and more advanced and sophisticated than before. But getting started with drones is not as straightforward as you might think. It involves some studying, knowledge of and complying with the regulations, and (most important) a lot of […]

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AirMagic Drone Image-Editing Software

AirMagic Drone Image-Editing Software

AirMagic is an AI-based app built specifically to enhance drone photos. It automatically detects the drone and camera used to take the images, applying lens corrections and other optimizations specific to that model, while also removing haze, enhancing the sky, boosting colors, and revealing details that were hidden. It’s available as a standalone app for […]
Czech Castles & Fairy Towns

Czech Castles & Fairy Towns

I never considered the Czech Republic as a travel destination when searching for new and exciting places to visit. Yet, when my girlfriend decided she wanted to celebrate a big birthday on a National Geographic Vienna to Prague Hiking Adventure trip through the Czech Republic, I was amenable. Little did I realize the trip would […]
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