RC Planes and helicopters have been there for decades, so why is there this sudden massive interest in drone technology today? RC planes and helicopters were the toys kids used to play within the 70s or 80s.
This was the typical user experience anyone would have fun with. One can use them for a few minutes or maybe a few hours, but they were flimsy. They’re made of paper and cardboard and were not robust. The reason is that they’re just toys, not tools. So, what really changed?
Drone is a combination of government and private sector innovation. There are flight controllers for NASA, GPS technology; regionally pioneered by the US Navy, miniaturized sensors like accelerometers and gyroscopes, digital cameras that are miniaturized, high quality and energy-efficient. All these are combined with advances in model aircraft and battery life that give the modern drone its powerful capabilities. Having the … Read the rest