5 prefixes that you would never think belong with drones

One of the most common debates we hear in the drone industry is whether or not we should even call these things drones. It’s intimidating! Drones are so militaristic! It has a negative connotation! Well, these drones don’t have the word drone in their names. Instead, they have delightful words like ‘Taco’ and ‘Cat’. Take a … Continue reading 5 prefixes that you would never think belong with drones

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Drone-company funding may jump on FAA decision

The following piece is an excerpt from an article I wrote for MarketWatch.com. Read the entire story here. The Federal Aviation Administration unveiled new proposed rules this week for the operation of commercial drones. Until now, the use of drones was essentially banned unless the operator applied for a Section 333 permit, which requires a licensed … Continue reading Drone-company funding may jump on FAA decision

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Pix4D’s Sonja Betschart on mapping Christ and girl power

Last week we wrote about Pix4D’s successful attempt at creating the first high resolution, 3D model of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janerio, said to be Brazil’s most important monument. It’s a seemingly impossible project, but they did it. This week, we caught up with one of the project teammates, Sonja Betschart … Continue reading Pix4D’s Sonja Betschart on mapping Christ and girl power

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Talking drones and privacy with That Drone Show

Sarah and David say “fly it like you stole it.” That’s great! Just don’t fly it like you’re spying. Please. Listen to me talk about the status of drones, privacy and policy with my friends at That Drone Show. You can subscribe to That Drone Show and join an International Drone Day team here.

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