Anthony

47 Added | 6 Magazines | 9 Likes | 9 Followers | @anthox2112 | Keep up with Anthony on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Anthony”

7 things you didn’t know about raw

There’s more to Adobe Camera Raw than making simple image adjustments. Here are seven little-known reasons why editing raw files offers you more …

Tutorials

Fans and foes debate as suburban drones proliferate

Across the suburbs, drones costing $579 to $1,229 are fulfilling the ambitions of wannabe pilots who become space voyeurs with the click of a …

FAA

America is losing the drone race

Global spending on drones could add up to close to $100 billion over the next decade, with commercial uses - from farming and filming to pipelines and parcels - accounting for around an eighth of that market, according to BI Intelligence.<p>But for years, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the …

Drones

Watch This Drone Video of a Beautiful, Nearly-Frozen Niagara Falls

Just when you thought it couldn’t get colder: A blast of cold air from Siberia shattered records in at least 60 cities on Friday morning, from …

Niagara Falls

Startup’s drone soars for hours on wind power alone - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Although small commercial drones are getting more and more sophisticated with each passing month, most these days have a maximum battery life of …

FAA's Proposed Drone Rules Ground Many Commercial Aspirations

Industries that had hoped for permission to use drones in their business were left out of the FAA's proposed drone rules. The agency said that drones should stay within the operator's line of sight.<p>Transcript<p>ARUN RATH, HOST:<p>The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing rules that will allow some …

Unmanned Aircraft

Commercial Drones Market Worth $1.27 Billion by 2020

DALLAS, Feb 20, 2015 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- DALLAS, February 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --<p>According to a new market research report …

Drones used to 3D map Christ the Redeemer

The PUC University of Rio de Janeiro, the fine Canadian drone manufacturers at Aeryon, and 3D-scanning company Pix4D have teamed up to use technology …

Drones Sacrificed for Spectacular Volcano Video

SAM COSSMAN, EXPLORER AND FILMMAKER:<br>It’s a glimpse into the center of the Earth. It’s like listening to the heartbeat of the planet. The physiological effects are significant in that you have every force down there trying to kill you.<p>I wanted to share Marum Crater that’s located in the island …

Physiology

US experts join companies protesting FAA commercial drones proposals

Federal plans say vehicles must remain in line of sight and not fly at night US sources fear UK and Europe will pull decisively ahead in the field<p>The United States is lagging behind Europe in the commercial exploitation of drones, forcing a growing number of companies to consider relocating their …

The Mexican immigrant who set up a global drone firm

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1146000/1146317_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1514948006_aff5a64441bc8e945b8f4df590664653<p><b>Mexican immigrant Jordi Munoz says that waiting for his green card after he first moved to the United States made him feel as if he was living "in</b> …

Crackdown on drones goes local

NEW YORK — The federal government isn't the only entity seeking to rein in drones as their popularity grows.<p>Since 2012, 15 states have enacted laws restricting drones in some way, according to data from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), which tracks state laws.<p>And if New York …

Drones overhead in L.A.’s Valley are tracking mobile devices’ locations

It was only a matter of time before drones started monitoring signals from mobile devices.<p>Since early February, several small drones flying around the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles have been determining mobile devices’ locations from Wi-Fi and cellular transmission signals.<p>They are part of an …

Mobile

RoboBees: Harvard Researchers Develop Robotic Insects

Harvard researchers have built tiny insect-sized robots. They have also demonstrated the first test flights of the tiny robots, which are half the …

Why Don't We Have More Drones Monitoring Wildfires?

Infrared eyes and remote pilots have a lot to offer forest firefighters.<p>Remote-controlled drones are much better at flying through smoke than human pilots: their infrared eyes can track the edge of a fire even through the thickest air. When the Forest Service asked the Federal Aviation …

The FAA Shuts Down Beer-Delivery Drone

Ice fishermen on Lake Waconia in Minnesota were pleasantly surprised when a Wisconsin brewery, Lakemaid, flew a twelve-pack of their frothy suds over the icy wastes to their warm fishing cabins using a hefty, remote-controlled quadcopter. It was a match made in zero-degree weather: the brewery took …

5 Ways Drones Could Come to Your Rescue

You probably heard Amazon's idea to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for home delivery. But what if, in addition to delivering our purchases, drones could also protect people or save us from harm.

Nonprofits

XactMaps Debuts World's First GPS-Free UAV Aerial LIDAR Surveying And Mapping System; No GPS? No Problem! - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

LIDAR technology, photogrametry and other sensors continue to revolutionize the surveying and mapping industries, and the world is now buzzing about …

Journalist Sues Police for Doubting His Right to Fly Drones

A drone journalist is suing a local police department in a case that may provide a stepping stone to broader legislation dealing with who has the …

Toy Fair 2014: Introducing The Remote-Controlled NERF Attacknid Robot

By Caleb Goellner<p>It’s the stuff every supervillain-in-training dreams of: A six-legged remote-controlled spider robot that can fire 25 foam darts in rapid succession (although I guess superheroes-in-training probably dream of it too). Say hello to the upcoming NERF Combat Creatrues Attacknid, the future of pretend warfare.

How To Become A First-Person-View Aircraft Pilot

A Q&A with a professional flyer<p>Raphael Pirker turned his hobby of flying first-person-view (FPV) aircraft into a career. We asked how he did it so that you might too—if and when the U.S. government ever lightens up.<p>**How’d you get started? **<p>My uncle got me into model planes as a kid in …

Netflix Drone 2 Home spoofs Amazon PrimeAir with DVD snark

Amazon’s PrimeAir drone delivery concept has received its fair share of scorn, but Netflix has waited until now to weigh in with a little snark of …

Drones

FAA risks losing drone war

The Washington Nationals used a drone to photograph spring training. Real estate agents use them to show off sprawling properties. Martin Scorsese hired one to film a scene in “The Wolf of Wall Street.”<p>So where does this leave the Federal Aviation Administration, which insists that commercial drone …

Astonishing Surfing Video Shows Power of Camera Drones

The technology cited by <i>Filmmaker</i>‘s Michael Murie in his 2013 Camera Tech Year-End Review is behind a beautiful surfing video by Eric Cheng that seems …

How Will Drones Change Sports?

Popular Science sat down with drone company Arch Aerial to chat about how drones are changing the way some sports are filmed.<p>A couple years ago, Ryan Baker founded Arch Aerial, a Houston-based drone manufacturer. An archaeologist by training, Baker worked on shooting excavations for clients, and …

So You Want to Shoot Aerial Photography Using Drones?

Changing Planet<p><i>This post is the latest in the series Dreams of the World, which profiles interesting people Kike meets during his travels. Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series.</i><p>If there is a question that gets asked over and over in the many emails I get in response to my <i>Drones</i> …

Drones

Judge: FAA lacks power to ban commercial drones

Industry efforts to open up U.S. skies to drones are gaining momentum on both the legal and regulatory fronts, but the controversial issue isn't …

Federal Judge Dismisses FAA Fine Against Drone Operator

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A federal judge dismissed a 2012 fine against a drone photographer on Thursday. The fine was the …