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Flying Drones at the Airport

Apr 16th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet We get this call all the time – “I need to do a drone project and I want to use you guys but we are two miles from the airport so we are going to have… read more »

DroneBoy Cessna Skymaster 337 Airplane

DroneBoy Has An Airplane!

Jan 17th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet A drone company with their own airplane??  It sounds a little crazy so allow me to explain this awesome situation… The nature of our drone business is extremely diverse.  This is one of the things that… read more »

The DJI Zenmuse X7 Camera Is Finally Here

Nov 28th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet We are very excited to announce that we have added the all new DJI Zenmuse X7 camera and integrated gimbal system to our product offerings here at DroneBoy. The Zenmuse X7 is a compact super 35, 6K RAW… read more »

Drones in Restricted Airspace – Hello Niagara Falls!

Sep 11th, 2017

Written by | Tom Comet DroneBoy recently received an endorsement on our Special Flight Operations Certificate (S.F.O.C.) from Transport Canada that enables us to fly IN restricted airspace without having to wait the standard 21 business days (and often more) that was previously… read more »

Bros Music Video “Tell Me”

Dec 6th, 2016

Written by | Tom Comet The DroneBoy team just returned from a very dynamic and awesome video shoot for the band Bros. Bros is the “vintage punk and power pop” offshoot of the very well-known Canadian band The Sheepdogs and… read more »

“Al Purdy Was Here” Documentary

Dec 5th, 2016

Written by | Tom Comet Back in 2014, we shot with director Brian Johnson for his recently released documentary entitled “Al Purdy Was Here.“  Al Purdy was a very well known Canadian poet who spent most of his life living… read more »

Drones Help Judge Horse Race

Dec 4th, 2016

Written by | Tom Comet Here is a new, original and exciting use for drones – assisting judges see during live horse races. When the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) contacted our office a few months ago and… read more »

Our New UpDrone Technology

Sep 15th, 2016

Written by | Tom Comet At DroneBoy we have been strapping gimbal stabilized camera rigs on the bottom of drones for years now and we have been getting some pretty great results this setup. One disadvantage to putting the camera… read more »

Drone Fireworks Live Stream

Jul 5th, 2016

  Written by | Tom Comet For Canada Day this year the DroneBoy team was presented with an amazing opportunity, as well as a huge challenge, when we were asked to live stream one of the largest fireworks shows in… read more »

DJI Inspire PRO X5R

May 25th, 2016

Written by | Tom Comet We are pleased to announce that we now have a number of the new DJI Inspire PRO X5R drones in our roster. These amazing machines are extremely capable in a small, highly maneuverable form-factor, at… read more »

DroneBoy Creates Hyperlapse Video of the HWY 407E Extension

May 5th, 2016

Written by | Tom Comet We love it when new technology comes online right when we have a perfect fit and need for it. This was the situation when the primary contractor for the 407 Highway Extension Project, which was… read more »

Photogrammetry

Mar 21st, 2016

Written by | Stefan Marchand WHAT? Photogrammetry is a measurement technology which uses images to take two and three dimensional measurements. HOW? By analyzing multiple 2 dimensional photographs of an object or area, photogrammetry identifies common points in the images… read more »