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Top drone maker will sell $16,500 drone for farmers on Amazon, CEO says

AeroVironment's latest product isn't your regular stocking stuffer.<p>The $16,500 autonomous drone, available on Amazon starting Thursday, is a product …

AI and the future of drones

Sure, the Three Laws create compelling fiction, but Asimov introduced readers to a very real and dangerous concept. When a machine is able to function independently of humans, if it can learn and make choices based on its advancing knowledge, what prevents it from overtaking a mortal society?<p>As AI …

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Amazon patent reveals company's latest idea: a self-destructing delivery drone

Amazon has a new idea to ensure delivery safety: a self-destruct drone.<p>On Friday, <i>The Verge</i> reported that Amazon has submitted a patent for a drone …

Brothers Mike and JP Andrews bought a drone camera, flew to Australia, and embarked on Abstract Aerial Art, a 70,000-mile global photographic odyssey

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This may be the best way to become a drone pilot, if you can afford it

Flying drones is not for wimps.<p>I’m not talking about the toy drones that float around your house, bouncing harmlessly off walls, people, and …

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Finding Your Ideal Customer: A B2B Guide to the Right Audience

It seems like positioning your brand so that messaging and sales efforts speak directly to the target audience is kind of a no-brainer, right?<p>You …

Medical delivery drones could expedite defibrillations

Flirtey, a delivery drone company, is launching its defibrillator drone delivery service by partnering with REMSA, an emergency services …

Engineers Invent Folding Delivery Drone That Carries Cargo Inside - Technabob

Basic drones are a dime a dozen these days, turning up everywhere from Walmart to your local 7-Eleven. But most of them share a few drawbacks – …

The Pentagon wants YOU to develop 'drone swarms' for the military

The US Department of Defense (DOD) earlier this month announced its “drone sprints” project, aimed at advancing “drone swarm” technology. It’s calling on developers nationwide to come up with usable solutions to the challenge of deploying and controlling hundreds of unmanned air and ground vehicles …

Can NVIDIA Strike Gold in Drones?

Drones could be big business for NVIDIA, but the chipmaker isn't alone in exploring this space.<p>Slowly but surely, drones are on their way to gaining …

Drone footage follows tidal wave surging up China's Qiantang River

Drone footage has captured the incredible natural phenomenon of tidal waves in China's Qiantang River.

SpiderMAV Drone Shoots ‘Webs’ To Stay In Place (video)

Researchers at the Imperial College London’s Aerial Robotics Laboratory have created a very unique drone that is capable of shooting and attaching …

How drones could be 'lifesaving' in an emergency

<b>(CNN) —</b> They are devastating events that we're too familiar with: a mass shooter critically wounds victims. A tornado sweeps through a small town, harming dozens. Or a train or plane accident leaves passengers injured.<p>Often, in such cases, critical minutes pass as victims must wait for an ambulance …

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Red Bull launches into drone racing

Drone racing has quickly grown to become serious business, and is now for all intents and purposes a professional sport. In 2015 we saw the first US …

Where Can You Fly? Worldwide Drone Laws Mapped

If you are a flier of a multirotor, or drone, you should be painfully aware of the regulations surrounding them wherever you live, as well as the …

edgar herrera proposes bladeless drone that takes maximum advantage of aerodynamics

may 02, 2018<p>at the drone racing league (DRL) headquarters in manhattan, ryan gury, sat in front of me with a little, polygon drone beside him.<p>at the …

Best drones for photography

Typical price £900.00<p>Which? score 82%<p>Reviewed Jun 2017<p>The 4K camera mounted to this drone captured some of the most impressive footage of any of the …

DJI drones are getting an offline mode for secret flights

Chinese manufacturer DJI is adding a local data mode to its drones. Once enabled, the new feature will stop the company's apps from collecting user data (such as photos, videos, and flight logs). Although, DJI claims the update is in response to public demand, it's hard to ignore the security …

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From Google Maps to DJI Inspire: How I Find Places to Shoot Aerial Photography

After about two years of doing aerial photography, I have decided that I will share one of my little secrets for finding a location to shoot. A lot …

DJI launches Phantom 3 SE entry-level camera drone

DJI has added a new drone model to its portfolio. The DJI Phantom 3 SE is targeted at beginner pilots and offers a flight time of 25 minutes. A key …

This Drone Doesn’t Need GPS to Navigate

When an unmanned aerial vehicle, also called a UAV or drone, loses connection to GPS due to terrain interference or loss of network and thus loses …

Drones find their most important use yet: Rebuilding our planet

Love or hate ’em, it’s impossible to criticize the noble service drones are providing in regions of Southeast Asia.<p>A group of villagers and a local …

ArduPilot Team Creates 'OpenSolo Initiative' From 3DR's Open-Source Code

3DR's SoloLink codebase has been freed and opened up to the world - now the open source community can help the ArduPilot team's 'OpenSolo Initiative' …

These Tree-Planting Drones Are About To Start An Entire Forest From The Sky

Villages have spent years replanting mangroves along the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar. Now their work will go much faster, with some help from above.<p>For the past five years, a group of villagers in the delta of the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar has painstakingly planted 2.7 million mangrove trees in an …

U.S. Military Can Now Track and Destroy Your Drones

Between hobbyist racing and freestyling custom quadcopters, everyday-consumers buying anything available from Walmart or Amazon, and professional UAS …

World’s biggest drone maker DJI eyes move to commercial applications

DJI, the world’s biggest drone maker, is beefing up its management with the newly minted role of president as it moves into commercial applications …

6 More Tips to Improve Your Landscape Photography

While learning how to use your camera and further develop your technical skills is an important factor in improving your landscape photography, there …

Portable Walkera Vitus 320 drone takes on the DJI Mavic

The Vitus is a super-portable, folding quadcopter. Its blades also fold in half for super-quick setup and teardown. It sports a 4K, gimbal-stabilized …

New Unmanned Water Rescue Drone in Testing With Firefighters on Lake Superior

This new water rescue drone which could reduce emergency response time and save lives.<p>Jim Wood / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty …

3D Robotics open-sources its Solo drone control software

Let your children run wild and free3D Robotics, the American drone company, has thrown open the codebase for its Solo software, in a move interpreted …