Drones, or UAVs, aren't just for conducting war. They've been used to monitor crop growth to adjust pesticide usage, map neighborhoods, and deliver supplies in crisis situations.

Drone Journalism Lab Operations Manual

The Drone Journalism Lab's Operations Manual is here to help your news organization with using flying robots to report news.

WebODM – Drone Mapping Software

A free, user-friendly, extendable application and API for drone image processing.

Microsoft AirSim

Microsoft AirSim (Aerial Informatics and Robotics Simulation) is an open-source robotics simulation platform. From ground vehicles, wheeled robotics, aerial drones, and even static IoT devices, AirSim can capture data for models without costly field operations.

Imagining Drones for the Greater Good

IDEO brings together technologists and social innovators to imagine new uses for these “flying helpers"

Fatima Sarah KhalidCurated by Fatima Sarah Khalid

Fatima is a Code for Canada Fellow, where she's at Transport Canada, conducting user research with drone pilots. She goes by @sugaroverflow on the internet.

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