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Please Don’t Be the One to Get Drones Banned

Photography drones are facing a perilous atmosphere of distrust and legal chaos. In these circumstances, even small mistakes can have big …

Submit Your Work Now to the First-Ever Drone Film Festival in New York City

Director, photographer, and aerial cinematographer Randy Scott Slavin has created the first-ever drone film festival. The New York City Drone Film …

Four Things You Need To Know About Disney's Drones

In May of this year, prominent drone attorney Brendan Schulman and I appeared on a panel at the Association of Unmanned Vehicles International (AUVSI) trade show. AUVSI is the lobbying group for the drone industry, an industry that is begging the FAA to promulgate regulations to govern the use of …

Drones at Disneyland? Disney seeks patents

On top of Mickey Mouse, Cinderella and Aladdin, visitors to Disney theme parks may one day get a glimpse of drones.<p>Burbank-based<p>Walt Disney Co.appears to have a wish to use unmanned aircraft to produce entertainment shows, according to three recently published patent applications first reported by …

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A Flying Lifeguard Robot Could Save You From Drowning

They don’t have the best reputation right now, but drones could one day save you from drowning.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This is part of Co.Exist’s list of World Changing Ideas of 2014. Read more here. Or read more about this idea, “Beyond Killing Machines: The Drones Are Coming To Save Us.”<p>On the spectrum of …

Gofor: like Uber for drones

<i>(Credit: Alex Cornell and Phil Mills)</i><p><b>A concept startup imagines a future in which we can call drones on demand to scout parking, check weather, take</b> …

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Getting altitude hold with Stability mode orientation on the 350QX

Flytrex 350QX Flight Tracker unboxing and installation guide

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For More Than War: Airware Demos Its Drone Platform By Protecting Rhinos From Poachers

Airware wants to prove drones have plenty of uses beyond killing people. Today the unmanned aerial vehicle hardware/software/firmware startup detailed how it’s built and deployed special drones to thwart animal poachers in Kenya, Africa. The demo could build interest for the launch of Airware’s …

RFTC: Horizon Hobby Blade Heli Quads at AMA Expo in Ontario, California

So you want to fly drones? Here’s what the law says

Amazon(s amzn) may have big plans to fill the urban air with drones, but many amateurs have already beaten the company to the punch. This month, my …

NSW government looks to drones for shark attack prevention

The drones are best known for their spying abilities. However, their use in coastal patrols has come into focus as criticism of other shark-detection …

TEDGlobal explores peaceful role for unmanned aircraft - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

LONDON: Instead of being harbingers of death, drones should become a vital technological tool in the conservation fight and in delivering vital goods …

Forget Amazon drones, agriculture provides most promising market for unmanned aircraft systems - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

By GOSIA WOZNIACKA | ASSOCIATED PRESS<p>Idaho farmer Robert Blair isn’t waiting around for federal aviation officials to work out rules for drones. He …

Commercial use of drones has already taken flight

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The camera swoops over the green expanse of the Everglades hundreds of feet below, like many helicopter shots you’ve seen on …

From honeybees to unmanned aircraft, GLCS covers it all - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

<b>LANSING, MI —</b> The inaugural Great Lakes Crop Summit has something for everyone on the farm, from crop production and management to cutting-edge …

Police eye in the sky offers remote possibilities - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

As a swathe of the northern Brisbane suburb of Banyo was in lock-down during Boxing Day’s dramatic siege, more than a few eyes were cast skywards.<p>In …

Autocopter™ G15 AG solution variable-rate rx created in the field with real time data - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Growers and Crop Consultants make decisions in the field using real-time information. The AutoCopter™ G15 Ag Solution now provides the ability to …

FAA selected Six Drone Testing Sites

<i>This post is the latest in the Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series, which profiles interesting information, thoughts and research into using drones, UAVs or remotely piloted vehicles for journalism and photography, that Kike learns about during his travels.</i><p>On December 30, 2013, …

The Top 8 Robot Stories Of 2013

By Morgan Clendaniel2 minute Read<p>Robots are coming. This much is certain. The robots we have now are just the first tiny soldiers in an army of …

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