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23 Innovative Drone Projects

From Landmine-Detecting Drones to Aerospace Inspection Drones

— July 25, 2016 — Tech
As drones continue to grow in popularity, the amount of innovative drone projects being created continue to soar. Drones are being used and designed for government, business and consumer bases.

Drones are being used for film and photography purposes. The use of drones for wedding photography captures beautiful shots that a normal photographer wouldn't be able to take. Similarly, 'Earth Porn Films' used drones to film aerial footage of some of Europe's oldest and most beautiful castles.

The US government is using drone technology for conservation to deliver vaccine-laced M&Ms to endangered ferrets and prairie dogs in Montana. The Mine Kafon Drone is capable of detecting and safely detonating mines, which could save lives around the world. Airbus is testing the use of drones to make aircraft inspection more efficient and more safe. Drones are proving to be incredibly efficient options for a variety of industries.
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Aerial Castle Drone Videos
Aerial Castle Drone Videos
These Drones Capture Stunning Views of European Castles
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Tech-Inspired Conservationist Tools
Tech-Inspired Conservationist Tools
These Vaccine-Laced M&Ms are Delivered With Drone Technology
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Package-Delivering Drones
Package-Delivering Drones
DHL's Parcelocopter Speeds Up Package Delivery Logistics
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Farming Underwater Drones
Farming Underwater Drones
The SeaDrone Analyzes Surroundings Underwater More Efficiently
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Shark-Spotting Drones
Shark-Spotting Drones
Duke University's Project Aims to Accurately Spot Predators in the Water
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Wildfire-Avoiding Drones
Wildfire-Avoiding Drones
'DJI' Drones Will Receive Alerts from the US Department of the Interior
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Minesweeping Hexacopter Drones
Minesweeping Hexacopter Drones
The Kafon Drone Can Clear Minefields With Unprecedented Accuracy
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Heavy-Lifting Drones
Heavy-Lifting Drones
The Airvinci Heavy Drone Will Be Able to Carry Human Cargo
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Gas Leak-Detecting Drones
Gas Leak-Detecting Drones
The RMLD-Sentry Monitors Methane Leaks & Makes Gas Infrastructure Safer
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Insecticide-Spraying Drones
Insecticide-Spraying Drones
The Drone Spray Hornet Locates and Demolishes Hornet Nests
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Disabled Drone Pilot Programs
Disabled Drone Pilot Programs
LADAPT Fights Discrimination of Disabled People with Job Training
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Lost Hiker-Tracking Drones
Lost Hiker-Tracking Drones
New Drone Technology Could Aid in Search and Rescue Missions
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Medicine Delivery Drones
Medicine Delivery Drones
A Drone will Deliver Abortion Drugs in Ireland as a Form of Protest
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Environment-Scanning Devices
Environment-Scanning Devices
The 'sweep' Scanning LiDAR System Enables Sensing Capabilities
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Aerospace Inspection Drones
Aerospace Inspection Drones
These Modified Drones Are Used to Examine Airbus' Fleet of Aircraft
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Drone-Docking Streetlamps
Drone-Docking Streetlamps
This Amazon Patent Envisions Streetlights as Drone Landing Stations
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Land Mine-Detecting Drones
Land Mine-Detecting Drones
The 'Mine Kafon Drone' Can Detect and Detonate Mines Safetly
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Crop-Monitoring Drone Cameras
Crop-Monitoring Drone Cameras
The Parrot Sequoia Crop Monitoring Sensor Could Revolutionize Farms
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Coffee-Delivering Drones
Coffee-Delivering Drones
The Uvionix Delivery Drone Service Provides Hot Coffee and Treats
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Drone Wedding Photography
Drone Wedding Photography
This Drone Aerial Photography Captures Stunning Scenes
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Fire-Starting Drones
Fire-Starting Drones
This High-Tech Drone Could Help Prevent Wildfires From Getting Out Of Control
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Window-Washing Drones
Window-Washing Drones
The 'WINBOT 830' Window Cleaning Robot Makes Household Chores Automatic
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3D Mapping Drones
3D Mapping Drones
Lockheed Martin is Using Drone Video Footage for Hydra Fusion-Made Maps
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