Here we’ve collected a handful of introductory articles that bring up some of the current uses and problems of drones.
MicroDrones: Science & Research – Drones have many and varied research applications. Some common uses include:
- Unobtrusive, inexpensive aerial data collection
- Rapid deployment and data processing/turnover
- Mapping and digital surface modeling
- Remote sensing
- Search and rescue
The Drones Report: Research, Use Cases, Regulations, and Problems – Drones are anticipated to have a huge impact on research in the next decade – assuming they can get off the ground, legislation-wise.
New York City Drone Film Festival – Home – UAVs go beyond just being useful for the natural sciences. The New York City Drone Film Festival, now in its second year, is the self-proclaimed “world’s first event exclusively dedicated to celebrating the art of drone cinematography.”
“Drones” vs “UAVs” — What’s Behind A Name? – But what’s in a name? Aware of the negative associations often paired with the word “drone,” some researchers make a distinction between the ominous-sounding “drones” and what they would call “UAVs”.