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Aerial Cinematography Flight School

<b>What we're Building:</b><p>We're creating an Aerial Cinematography video training series and accompanying online resource center for aspiring Drone …

This Bug-Inspired Rescue Robot Can Bounce Off Walls And Keep Flying

Instead of being weighted down with expensive sensors, this little drone is based on resiliency: It hits an obstacle and moves on, unscathed.<p>Watch an insect fly around a room looking for a way out, and you’ll notice something interesting: No matter how many times it crashes into a wall or window, …

Video: Motivating Robot Follows You on Your Morning Run

Same old jogging routine got you bored? Can't move your leaden legs faster than a 15-minute mile? Turn into a juggernaut with Joggobot, a hovercraft that will fly above your head and motivate you to run faster.<p>The bot is a modified Parrot AR.Drone, programmed to follow a fashionable orange and blue …

This Amazing Footage Shows Why Drone Journalism Is About To Go Mainstream

Expect to see broadcasters using unmanned cameras more during 2014.

Drone films boulders trail of destruction. - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

I thought using an AR.Drone to record wind damage on my roof for insurers was forward thinking. This video shows just how assessors might in the …

Ambulance drone delivers help to heart attack victims

An ambulance drone carrying a defibrillator for rapid response to heart attacks has just been unveiled in the Netherlands.<p>One of the most important considerations in emergency medical treatment is response time. Now, an engineering graduate at Delft University of Technology has created a rapid …

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DHL will do delivery-by-drone, but only for one tiny European island

While Netflix laughs, Amazon petitions and Google runs tests in New Zealand, DHL is about to actually launch drone delivery for its customers -- sort of. Of course, it's a rather limited launch, since the only eligible recipients are residents of Juist, a German island in the North Sea. DHL has …

How to Choose LiPo Battery Charger & Power Supply

In this article we will look into <b>how to choose LIPO battery charger</b>, and hopefully it should give you some idea in picking the best LiPo charger for …

The Ultimate LiPo Drone Battery Chargeing & Care Guide

Lithium Polymer Batteries (LiPo’s) have now been with us for many years and have become an essential part of this hobby. I bet that everyone reading …

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How to install DJI Ground Station in a Phantom 2

Not long ago, DJI release iPad Ground Station, an iPad app and hardware combination that allows Phantoms and other DJI-powered multicopters to fly …

Obstacle avoidance is the next big step for drones

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images<p>Consumer drones have come a long way in just a few years, evolving from complex hobbyist …

Drones fly into the political ad wars

Drones, long used in actual warfare, are now being deployed in political battles.<p>Campaign advertising gurus are using small versions of the unmanned aircraft to shoot footage of a fly-fishing candidate, scenic shots of a downtown and a marina, a pol walking near wind turbines, and other promotional …

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Panoptes Systems Launches eBumper4 Obstacle Avoidance Product; Kicks Off Order Campaign - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Panoptes Systems is excited to introduce the eBumper4, the first commercially-available, sonar-based, small drone obstacle avoidance system. Running …

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Hubsan H109S X4 on track for June launch - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

The H109S X4 can take you anywhere your imagination leads you — and show others where you’ve been.<p>It comes out of the box assembled with a 1080p HD …

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China's high-flying drone maker DJI sees further big sales after talk of US$10 bln valuation - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Adrian Wan<p>DJI, the Chinese maker of remote-controlled quadcopters that have been at the forefront of the consumer drone craze, sees sales growing at …

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The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

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Watch: 8 Films That Show You What Drone Filmmaking Can Look Like

As unmanned aerial vehicles become more robust and the ability to stabilize high quality cameras becomes more possible, the possibilities to cheaply …

Agriculture gives unmanned aerial vehicles a new purpose - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

United Soybean Board<p>Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), sometimes referred to as “drones,” have found a use beyond the military. According to Rory Paul, …

Brazil to Unveil New Drone Legislation ahead of 2016 Olympics

Trending<p>Newsletter<p>As the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro approach, Brazilian authorities are drafting new regulations over the domestic use of …

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