Quick read from Edgy Labs:
While their increasing popularity among civilians is driven mainly by their entertainment value, drone applications in certain industries are dictated by their economic value. For waste management, and mainly the monitoring of waste disposal sites, drone tech offers cost effective, low-risk data acquisition. The drones themselves are versatile in use. They are also very practical and easily take high-resolution photos from the most crucial angles.
Welcome to drone day on the Adafruit blog. Every Monday we deliver the latest news, products and more from the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), quadcopter and drone communities. Drones can be used for video & photography (dronies), civil applications, policing, farming, firefighting, military and non-military security work, such as surveillance of pipelines. Previous posts can be found via the #drone tag and our drone / UAV categories.