KDE Direct News Releases — drones

Custom Design Inquiries

Nightinggale Security   Why Fly KDE Direct for Custom Products KDE Direct is a worldwide industry leader in component manufacturing and design for UAS, multi-rotor, and single-rotor systems. Our components are utilized in a wide array of applications, from drone deliveries to environmental efforts to shooting blockbuster movies. If you need modifications to our standard product lineup and off-the-shelf items or custom designed components specific to your requirements, KDE Direct has the experience and proficiency to achieve your goals. Weatherproof Motors A high IP rating and aerodynamic design ensure that your motors and fully enclosed components are protected against dust...

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Drone Photography and Cinematography Guide | Tips on Shooting from the Sky

One of the decade’s most exciting developments in technology - and art - is drone photography. High flying cameras help you capture stunning new viewpoints of familiar subjects and are used in everything from cinematography to real estate. With drone photography, the cost of getting a camera airborne has dropped substantially, and a new industry was born. But there’s more to getting a good shot than just getting your camera in the air. Framing, brushless motors, and smooth panning work together to get you high-quality photos. Getting Started Many drone companies highlight ease of operation with encouraging phrases like “Fly...

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CAN Bus and Drones

CAN (short for Controller Area Network) is a central networking protocol, commonly used in vehicles, to allow microcontrollers and devices to communicate with one another in applications without the help of a host computer.

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IP Ratings and Drones

What is an IP Rating? An IP rating, or ingress protection rating, is a laboratory-certified industrial rating to a piece of electronic equipment or an enclosure for electrical equipment, used to explain the degree of protection provided against intrusion of debris and water, as well as accidental contact (including body parts like fingers or hands) to critical components.  This internationally recognized rating system was developed by the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) and is used heavily in Europe and Asia, with new adherents in North America. The IP rating standard seeks to provide consumers more specific information than vague terms like...

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Clever Uses for Drones

Telemedicine, NASA, and champagne. Drones are gaining popularity all the time, and with that comes new, clever uses you hadn’t thought of yet - but probably wish you had.

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