DJI wants to help enterprises incorporate drones into their way of working. The company has announced the Matrice 200 drone series (M200), designed for aerial inspections and data collection. According to the company, this is an affordable, easy-to-use enterprise aerial imaging solution.
Once the province of a sci-fi novel, drone manufacturers have gone from concept to application at a bewildering pace. In recent years, a tech rise fueld by smartphone electronics industry has significalntly influenced the UAV sector of multirotors and accelerated their use in commercial industry. It gave birth to Drone Makers World-Wide.
1,000 drones took off to light up the night sky of the traditional Lantern Festival in Guangzhou, China. The drones flew in various formations such as Chinese characters of ‘Blessing,’ ’Lantern Festival,’ and the map of China. The performance set a Guinness World Record with the biggest number of drones involved.
Micro drones in future could well be biological in origin, according to the researchers of the American company Draper. The company has developed a tiny backpack for dragonflies. With the electronics in the backpack dragonfly can be remotely controlled as if it were a drone. DragonflEye engineers declared that the project is quite relevant, and first units could be developed in next 12 months.
2017 is shaping up to be a critically important year. Professionals in oil & gas, construction, precision agriculture, process & utilities, mining & aggregates, lawenforcement/emergency response/search & rescue as well as civil infrastructure are all lookingat drone technology in a completely different light, but that doesn’t mean adoption is going to be a simple or easy task.