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World's Newest Ridiculously Big Radio Telescope Has Made Its First Discovery

That was FAST.<p>A little over a year since its completion, China's 500-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST for short) has just made its first …

Drone racing is set to become the world's next big sport

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The Quest To Make Drone Racing America’s Next Big Sport

A Tough Mudder alum hires a creative studio to turn drone racing into a broadcast-level sport. A major inspiration? Conceptual art.<p>If you ever want to see really impressive filmmaking, don’t load anything on the AFI top 100 list. Tune into football on any given Sunday. A game is a 3.5-hour event, …

16-year-old drone-racing champion hopes sport will enter big leagues

Luke Bannister, who in March won the World Drone Prix in Dubai, tells CNET he hopes first-person view (FPV) drone racing could become a professional sport.<p>Drone racers hope their sport could go mainstream. Hit play on the video above to get an inside look at how first-person view (FPV) drone racing …

Drone racing is about to get an Olympic-style championship on ESPN

The International Drone Racing Association signed a multi-year, international deal with ESPN to broadcast the major drone events that it organizes — the U.S. National Drone Racing Championships, the World Drone Racing Championships, and the Drone World Cup series.<p>The deal signifies a major …

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RotorX Atom RX122 V2 FPV Mini Racing Drone Flying at Speeds up to 80mph

RotorX’s Atom RX122 V2 racing drone can fly at speeds up to 80mph, and its real-time FPV video feed lets you fully immerse in the pleasure of …

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

Drone racing is about to get cheaper and easier

Those cool videos from drone races may have tempted you at some point, but where do you start? Traditionally, you'd have to spend at least a couple hundred dollars on components, plus many more on a remote controller and a monitor or goggles. Not to mention the several hours needed for assembling …

All abuzz over drone racing in Singapore

SINGAPORE: The skies over Marina Bay were slightly more crowded on Sunday (Mar 27), buzzing with the newly familiar hum of drones.<p>Part of the i Light …

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Drone racing’s thrills, spills draw pilots of all ages

BOISE, Idaho — It was just another morning in the park for Chris and Cadence Haskins. Chris arranged his 11-year-old daughter’s flying station — …

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Drone usage expected to triple by 2020

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Drones are about to fill the skies.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration said last week that it expects 2.5 million drones to be in use in the U.S. by the end of 2016, and it …

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Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a unicorn

Tired of having ideas and not being able to execute on them, Nick Fredman learned how to code.The post Becoming a designer who codes: the making of a …

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The World Drone Prix Races Crowned the World's Fastest UAV Pilot

Now that the weather has warmed up a bit, I’ve been working on a few drone reviews, and each one is a reminder that I’m not yet a skilled UAV pilot. …

A 30-Acre Drone Park Could Be Coming to Florida

The site is at The Compound in southwestern Palm Bay<p>Palm Bay, about an hour southeast of Orlando, could be the new home of a 30-acre drone park, reports Florida Today, designed for drone use by hobbyists and the Florida Institute of Technology's unmanned aerial vehicles program.<p>"Economically, it …

The Best Drone Racer in the World Just Won $250,000

This story originally appeared on Engadget<p>What did you do with your weekend? Fifteen-year-old Luke Bannister just won $250,000 by beating out 150 teams in the first World Drone Prix, held in Dubai.<p>Drone racing is now a very real thing, with racers using camera-mounted navigation to steer their …

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Drone racing soars as competitive sport

They've turned the tides of wars and flown over farm fields dusting crops. Now, drones are transforming into something brand new: sporting …

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Battle In The Skies: Drone Racing Takes Off

High-speed drone racing could be the sport of the future, as competitors put their tech to the test, writes Sky's Katie Spencer.

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Drone racing: Teenagers are being lured away from screens and outside to fly their aircraft against each other

Luke Bannister is a 15-year-old schoolboy with dreams of becoming a pilot. A drone pilot that is, a job that didn’t exist as recently as 10 years ago.<p>…

Drone racing championship attracts experts in first-person flying

One hundred drone pilots strapped on VR goggles and battled for first place at the California State Fair.<p>Quadcopter drones have gotten some notoriety …

Formula One for DRONES: Aircraft dodge obstacles and crash into each other while tackling a fiendishly difficult racecourse

• <b>Pilots raced drones at UK's first purpose built 'FPV' quadcopter racecourse</b>• <b><br>Course was at Drinkwater Park in the Manchester suburb of</b> …

Drone racing: The sport of the future?

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is investing $1 million in drone racing, bringing it one step closer to becoming a professional sport.<p>Forget race …

Drone Racing Gets a Boost With $1 Million Investment

By Carl Engelking | August 13, 2015 3:32 pm<p><i>(Credit: Screengrab from Tested/YouTube)</i><p>First-person view (FPV) drone racing is about to enter the big …

Drone racing like ‘a real-life video game’

Forget package delivery. Drone owners have found a much more thrilling use for their radio-controlled flying machines: racing.<p>The hobby has soared in …

Will drone racing fly as a sport?

Imagine careening through the forest chasing Stormtroopers on speeder bikes as Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia did in a famous scene from "Star Wars," flying around trees and ducking under branches.<p>A group of drone operators created that sensation for Internet viewers when they recently raced …

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Start your engines, the World Drone Prix is happening this weekend (Tomorrow Daily 326)

The World Drone Prix holds its championships this upcoming weekend in Dubai; also, DARPA's X-Plane concept aims for perfect vertical takeoffs and landings.<p>We can't wait to watch the World Drone Prix this weekend on our computers (even though we'll be wishing we were in Dubai to see the …

We went to the 'NASCAR for drone races' — here's what it was like

The NYC Drone Film Festival is the world's first event dedicated to celebrating "drone cinematography." Drone hobbyists from around the tri-state area gathered for races and battles — and it was awesome.<p>Here's a look inside:

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Drone racing takes off with Dubai's $1 million World Drone Prix

Drone racing sure has gathered speed in a short space of time. For evidence of that, look no further than a new cashed up competition out of Dubai, a …

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Drone Racing Pushing Small, Fast UAS Technology

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The Drone Racing League just shared a video of its first race — and it looks intense

1/<p>The DRL's season opener, dubbed Miami Lights, transformed the NFL stadium into the fastest three-dimensional course ever created for first-person …

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It's Official: Drone Racing is a Thing

<b>The Drone Racing League is searching for the world’s best quadcopter pilot.</b><p>With drones getting better and faster, it’s hardly surprising that people …