A view of the drone market ecosystem

Chris McCann from Greylock Partners, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, has taken a closer look at the drone market ecosystem and produced a handy map. Drone Market Ecosystem map It illustrates how the application that is capturing the public’s imagination the most, package

The exciting prospect of making drone flights boring

It is an almost magical feeling to fly a drone. Controlling an object at a distance, it reacts instantaneously when you move the sticks on the transmitter. And if the drone comes equipped with FPV (first person view), you can see what it sees, contributing to an out-of-body experience

An introduction to precision agriculture

When reading about civilian use of drones, it is only a matter of time before one is confronted with heaps of references to precision agriculture. Chris Anderson, co-founder of 3D Robotics, says drones play a big part in the future of farming where the focus is on reducing inputs whil

100,000 US drone related jobs in 2025

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) published an economic impact report last year focused on mapping the estimated job and economic potential of regulation that allowed integration of unmanned aircraft into the US airspace. In total, the estimate was a p