There are clear guidelines in the use of Drones in Australia. There are some areas which drones can NOT be used, and some areas require special licences or approval. See our Aerial Photography & the Law page for more information
A 360° Aerial Photo (also know as a Panoshphere or Photosphere) is a photo that allows you to view an aerial scene from every angle: above, below, behind and next to you. A series of individual aerial photos (typically between 20 and 40) are taken from a single point using a drone and "sticthced" together into a single aerial photosphere. Photospheres may then have extra processing to include Logo/branding/labels - resulting in an interactive image like this (published to Google Maps) :
The most popular 3rd party panorama stitching software are PTGui Pro and Autopano Giga, although there is a resonabl;y significant learning curve involved in becoming proficient at using this software.
A 360 video is created with a camera system that simultaneously records all 360 degrees of a scene. Viewers can pan and rotate a 360 video's perspective to watch it from different angles.