Science Channel invites viewers see the world through a different lens when DRONED premieres Friday, July 22 at 6PM. The series is shot on location in countries that include Bahamas, Mexico, Barbados, Canada and the U.S., and follows a drone company and its high profile clients while exploring the impact of drones, giving audiences a front seat to a technology revolution.
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The series revolves around a Fort Lauderdale-based drone customization business Pigeon Vision which uses the latest innovative technologies for projects that take them to the world’s most amazing destinations. Guests include hit film and TV creator Tyler Perry, Indy 500 winner
Juan Pablo Montoya, visionary magician Criss Angel, Jason “Wee Man” Acuna (JACKASS), multi-platinum recording artist Jeff Timmons (98 Degrees), social media star Brock O’Hurn, former NFL player Ryan Hoag and world class parkour athletes Jesse La Flair, Cory DeMeyers and Marcus Gustafsson.
DRONED is a mixture of evolving technologies and high-octane adventure, the series features search and rescue drones, heavy weather waterproof drones, thermal camera drones for tracking wildlife, drones with image scanning software that can identify sharks and FPV racing drones.
On August 5 at 6 PM, the crew is called to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where they gain exclusive access to the uninhabited Marieta Islands, capturing the ancient architecture and a whale population up close. Afterwards the team tackles a mission for a client who produces underwater programs to track sharks in the Bahamas which provides the team with the perfect opportunity to use the prototype drone that is programmed to identify sharks with imaging technology.