The 'Hivemapper' App Helps Drone Pilots Navigate the Skies

By: Katherine Pendrill - Nov 11, 2015
References: hivemapper & psfk
'Hivemapper' is a new app that helps drone pilots navigate the skies. As drones become more accessible for the average person, it is important to have tools in place that help to keep the skies safe for everyone. This 3D mapping tool helps drone pilots plans their routes, avoid no-fly zones and steel clear of obstacles.

Hivemapper is essentially a 3D map that provides drone pilots with important information about flying in a particular airspace. The map begins by showing drone pilots parks and other open spaces that are ideal for exploring. The map will then display building boundaries and building heights to help keep the user's drone out of harm's way. The app even lists no-fly zones and other restricted areas to ensure that drones do not enter these spaces.

Hivemapper ultimately allows drone pilots to navigate the skies easily and safely.