An award-winning New Zealand Southland farming family are looking to the sky for inspiration to reduce costs on their hill country sheep, beef and cropping farm.
They purchased a $4000 drone package from the USA and hope to realize a $40,000 yearly savings in time and fuel costs using the drone to monitor their sheep flocks.
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Aleksey Zaytsevsky is at it again, another breakthrough in the field of camera stabilization technologies.
Over the past year, video operators have been actively switching to…Continue
By David Szondy
October 23, 2013
If you've ever wondered where you left the laptop or how your dog came home smelling like a frog pond, then a GPS tracking device might seem like a good idea. The trick is to find one small enough to be practical…Continue
This UAV apparently got away from its operators and wound up in the trash being collected at a local park in Malibu, California. Can any of the members on DIY Drones identify this UAV and who it belongs to? Full story here: Lost…Continue
It's customary and a tradition that we celebrate every new 1,000 members here and share the traffic stats. This time it's 44,000!!!!
There were 1.7 million page views in the last month! (we get around 57,000 pageviews a day on average). It took us just 31 days to get this latest 1,000 members--we're averaging one new member every 45 minutes.
By Evan Ackerman
Last week, NASA and AUVSI invited a carefully selected, elite group of media (which obviously included IEEE Spectrum) to take a tour of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems programs at NASA Dryden. The Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) is located approximately in the middle of nowhere, inside…Continue