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Drones by Mind Map: Drones

1. Platform

1.1. Parts

1.1.1. Motors

1.1.1.1. Electric

1.1.1.2. Other

1.1.2. ESC

1.1.3. Autopilot

1.1.3.1. Arducopter

1.1.3.2. MicroPilot

1.1.3.3. DJI product line

1.1.3.4. OpenPilot

1.1.3.5. Paparazzi

1.1.4. Sensors

1.1.4.1. Imaging

1.1.4.1.1. LIDAR

1.1.4.1.2. Infrared

1.1.4.1.3. Visual

1.1.4.1.4. Synthetic Aperture Radar

1.1.4.2. Location

1.1.4.2.1. GNSS

1.1.4.2.2. Sonar

1.1.4.2.3. Flow

1.1.4.2.4. Altimeter

1.1.4.2.5. Compass

1.1.4.2.6. INS

1.1.5. FPV

1.1.5.1. Camera

1.1.5.2. Transmitter

1.1.5.3. Receiver

1.1.5.4. OSD

1.1.5.5. Display

1.1.5.5.1. Goggles

1.1.5.6. Antenna

1.1.6. RF

1.1.6.1. Transmitter

1.1.6.2. Receiver

1.1.6.3. Antennae

1.1.6.3.1. trackers

1.1.6.4. Frequency

1.1.6.4.1. Interference

1.1.6.4.2. Range

1.1.6.4.3. Microwave

1.1.7. AP

1.1.7.1. Camera

1.1.7.2. Gimbal

1.1.8. Frame

1.1.8.1. Landing Gear

1.1.8.1.1. For Photography

1.1.9. Power

1.1.9.1. Solar

1.1.9.2. Battery

1.1.9.3. Fuel Cell

1.1.9.4. Hybrid

1.1.9.5. Combustion

1.2. Type

1.2.1. Water

1.2.1.1. Surface

1.2.1.1.1. Sailing

1.2.1.2. Underwater

1.2.2. Land

1.2.2.1. Tread

1.2.2.2. Walking

1.2.2.3. Snake

1.2.2.4. Wheels

1.2.3. Air

1.2.3.1. Gimbaled duct

1.2.3.2. Biomimicry

1.2.3.3. Helicopter

1.2.3.4. Fixed

1.2.3.5. Multicopter

1.2.3.6. VTOL

1.3. Selection Drivers

1.3.1. Range

1.3.2. Payload

1.3.3. Ability to stop/landing types

1.3.4. Size

1.3.5. Expense

1.4. Research areas

1.4.1. Autonomy

1.4.2. Swarming and cooperation

1.4.3. biomimetics

1.5. Materials

1.5.1. Aluminum

1.5.2. Carbon

1.5.3. Plastic

1.5.4. Wood

1.5.5. Manufacture Approaches

1.5.5.1. 3D Printing

2. Markets

2.1. Real estate

2.2. Construction

2.3. Law enforcement

2.3.1. Border Protection

2.3.2. Crime scene search, investigation

2.3.3. Crowd monitoring

2.4. Humanitarian

2.4.1. Refugee Camps

2.4.2. Antipoaching

2.4.3. Human Rights

2.4.4. Delivery of Medicine

2.4.5. Landmine detection

2.4.6. Environmental Monitoring

2.5. Science

2.5.1. Archaeology

2.6. Public Safety

2.6.1. Fire

2.6.2. Search

2.6.3. Response

2.6.3.1. Rescue

2.6.3.1.1. drop Defib device

2.6.3.1.2. Life Preserver

2.6.3.1.3. Sending a line

2.6.3.1.4. Communication

2.6.3.1.5. Situational awareness

2.6.3.2. Mapping

2.6.4. Prevention

2.6.4.1. Flood plain mapping

2.6.5. Flooding

2.6.5.1. Mapping flood plains

2.6.6. Damage Assessment

2.7. Agriculture

2.7.1. Crop type

2.7.2. Plant count

2.7.3. Canopy cover

2.7.4. Leaf area index

2.7.5. Soil type

2.7.6. Soil moisture

2.7.7. Growth stage

2.7.8. Plant Height

2.7.9. Nitrogen deficiencies

2.7.10. Plant health

2.7.11. Detasseling

2.7.12. Yield Monitoring

2.7.13. Planting

2.7.14. Harvesting

2.8. Reporting

2.9. Art

2.9.1. Photography

2.9.2. Performance

2.10. Critical Infrastructure

2.10.1. Oil and gas

2.10.1.1. + Oil spill tracking + Pipeline monitoring + Environmental assessment

2.10.2. Cables

2.10.3. Bridges

2.10.4. Tanks

2.11. Odds and Ends

2.11.1. Amazon

2.11.2. Burrito

2.11.3. Pizza

2.11.3.1. Ground

2.11.3.2. UAV

2.11.4. Google

2.11.5. Porn

2.11.6. Weddings

2.12. Insurance

2.12.1. Damage Assessment

2.13. Forestry

2.13.1. Biomass

2.13.2. Forest health

2.13.3. Disease detection

2.14. Environmental

2.14.1. Land cover mapping

2.14.2. Carbon capping

2.14.3. Renewable energy

2.14.4. Water

2.14.4.1. Irrigated land mapping

2.14.4.2. Impervious surface mapping

2.14.4.3. Watershed planning

2.14.5. Weather forecasting, eg Saildrone

2.15. Health

2.15.1. Disease tracking

2.15.1.1. Mosquito/malaria

2.16. Mining

2.17. Entertainment

2.17.1. Racing

2.17.2. Light shows

2.17.3. Cinematography

2.18. Crime

2.18.1. Smuggling

3. Problem/Value Space

3.1. Compare to helicopters

3.1.1. Safer

3.1.2. Cheaper

3.1.3. Can fly where helos can't

3.1.3.1. CLoser to people and things

3.1.3.2. Quieter

3.2. Need to see from above

3.3. Get other sensors into inaccessible areas

4. Abilities

4.1. Aerial Photography

4.1.1. Visible

4.1.2. Other Spectra

4.2. Detection

4.3. Mapping

4.3.1. 3d

4.3.1.1. LIDAR

4.3.1.2. Point Cloud

4.3.2. 2d

4.3.2.1. Photography

4.3.2.2. Orthorectification

4.4. Transporting

4.5. Constructing

4.6. Swarming

5. Policy/Issues

5.1. Privacy

5.2. Airspace

5.2.1. FAA regs

5.2.1.1. Intermittent enforcement

5.2.1.2. Current State

5.2.1.2.1. No-Fly

5.2.1.2.2. Hobby exemption

5.2.1.3. Future State

5.2.1.3.1. Automated waivers

5.2.1.4. COA

5.2.1.5. 333

5.2.1.6. 107

5.2.2. Integration

5.2.2.1. Sense and avoid

5.3. Export Limits

5.4. Safety

5.4.1. Risk

5.4.2. Insurance

5.4.3. Liability

5.5. Connotation of killing

5.6. Security

5.7. Certification of airframe/airworthiness

5.8. Ability to shoot down hobby drones

5.9. Right to data

5.10. Disaster tourism

5.10.1. Impeding rescue/firefighting

5.11. Defense from drones

6. Testing

6.1. Approved facilities

7. Organizations

7.1. DC Drone User Group

7.2. AUVSI

7.3. LinkedIn Groups

7.4. Facebook