Category Archives: Aerial Photography

Drones and AI Beat Humans at Fake Duck Test

Jarrod Hodgson/Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility University of Adelaide

An experiment using fake ducks to stand in for the real thing has found that when it comes to counting birds, drones beat humans. Jarrod Hodgson and his colleagues at the University of Adelaide in Australia had previously used aerial images from drones to count seabirds and found that the drones had a more comprehensive view of the colonies than the people trying to count them on the ground. Continue reading

Aerial MOB Film Camera Drones Headed to Canada

Opening Number – Dancing with the Stars from Aerial MOB on Vimeo.*

California-based Aerial MOB, which supplies drone services for film and TV production, has signed an exclusive deal with William F. White International to see its flying cameras rented out in Canada. The deal with Toronto-based Whites, Canada’s largest production equipment supplier, will have Aerial MOB’s small, unmanned aircrafts systems, or drones, crossing the border to provide higher vistas and tighter shots on Hollywood movie and TV shoots. Continue reading