Crowdfunded Drones: The KickStarter Splash Drone and More

Crowdfunded Drones will have success in 2015.  You only have to look at the KickStarter Splash Drone to understand that this is true.  I often check out KickStarter and IndieGogo to see what ideas are floating around in this space.  We have spoken about the KickStarter Splash Drone a few times because it is truly an amazing success in terms of donations. Here is a summary of a few of the crowd funded drone projects that have caught our eye. KickStarter Splash Drone We had to start here. With five days…

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Drone Fishing and more. Top 5 drone applications of the week

1. Fishing Imagine you’re sitting in your boat on the lake, casually throwing the fishing rod around, waiting for a fish to take the bait and then suddenly you hear a sound akin to a swarm of bees in close proximity. No, it’s not the revenge of mother nature finally starting, its=’s probably your neighbour using a drone to fish. David Darg from Ryot News attached a string with a hook and bait at the end to a DJI Phantom and then flew it over a lake, until he caught…

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Rhino Poaching being prevented in Africa with drones

As we noted this morning with regards to tigers in India, we are seeing drones used to protect rhinos in africa, tracking rhinos and preventing rhino poaching.   This post from HuffPost shares some great information. Angiew / Pixabay “Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology designed by Spanish engineers will be used to fight rhino poachers in national parks in Africa. The ranger drone is fitted with thermal vision that can report potential irregularities in real time. Designed to be an easy tool for use by park rangers, its makers say…

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