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GoPro Is Reportedly Getting Into The Drone Business

Once upon a time, if you wanted aerial footage from a GoPro, you had to attach the camcorder to a hobby drone from a company like Parrot or DJI. An eagle would also do in a pinch. Now, according to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, it looks like GoPro is developing its own line of of commercial drones to …

Zano Is A Sky Selfie Micro-Drone That Flies Itself

Holy autonomous micro-drones batman! Wondering how you’re going to line up your next dronie? Aka a selfie taken from up high by a passing UAV so you don’t get a photo of yourself remote controlling a drone… Well, never fear: a U.K.-based firm is building a micro-drone that flies itself so you can …

Rural Pilots Won't Be Happy About the FAA's New Drone Rules

The FAA is preparing to release its first set of rules governing how everyone from hobbyists to movie producers to ranchers can use drones. That's …

GoPro is reportedly making camera-equipped drones

It's not enough to simply strap an action camera on your helmet these days; now that you can mount a camera on a drone or get one built-in, aerial sports footage is the way to go. And GoPro knows it, apparently. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> hears that GoPro is creating its own line of camera-equipped …

Drones are almost crashing into planes

You're not going crazy. That could have been a drone outside your airplane window.<p>More and more pilots are reporting that they're encountering drones during flight.<p>The number of these reports have ballooned this year. In October, 41 pilots reported seeing a drone, or unmanned aircraft, during …

Here's why GoPro wants to make its own drones

A fast-growing market in a complimentary product is an opportunity it can't afford to miss<p>GoPro, the maker of the popular action cam, is reportedly working on its own line of consumer drones with plans to launch sometime next year. The unit will be priced somewhere between $500 and $1,000, putting …