Drones at work Stories October 23

Oakland firefighters have been battling a massive fire overnight at a construction site where townhomes are being built. The fire was reported at 2 a.m. this morning. About 90 firefighters were on the scene as the massive fire ripped through the townhouse construction site located at West Grant and Filbert Street in Oakland, Calif. The Alameda County sheriff’s deputies brought a DJI Inspire 1 in to get footage of the fire. The drone equipped with a thermal camera shows exactly where the hotspots are.

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Drones at work Stories September 29

This morning at around 3 am, we got an email from the FCC notifying us of the filing (FCC ID SS3-L1ZE1807) of the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Edition. Unfortunately, the filing does not contain a lot of test photos that might have given us some new information. The only photos that showed up are one from the drone and one from its label. DJI Airworks, an expo for commercial drone applications, is scheduled to take place at the end of October. It could well be that that event will include the launch or introduction of the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise.

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Drones at work Stories April 24

In April 2017 a cow and calf moose were illegally shot near Alvena, Saskatchewan in Canada. To assist in the prosecution, Draganfly Innovations, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic were asked to create a 3D map of the conservation-related crime scene. With an Engage Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the work was started the same month. The team used a fixed-wing drone to create a detailed visual story that would help the prosecution of the illegal moose poacher.

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