Parrot has launched its latest consumer drone, the Anafi. This folding drone will retail for just shy of $700 and features a 21-megapixel camera capable of 4K HDR capture at 30 fps.
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May 9, 2018 at 15:59
DJI has released a new(ish) drone: the Phantom 4 Pro V2.0. The updated P4P features almost all of the same internal specs of the original, but integrates a new high-res low-latency 'OcuSync' transmission system and decreases flight noise by 60%.
Apr 18, 2018 at 18:55
Researchers with Switzerland's EPFL have developed a soft exoskeleton that enables its wearer to control a drone using their upper body. The human-robot interface is said to offer "natural and intuitive control of drones."
Mar 6, 2018 at 21:23
The Flight Director function automatically edits your drone footage, using algorithms that study the drone's behavior and flight paths and picking the best highlights to edit together.
Feb 14, 2018 at 18:56
Skydio claims the autonomous R1 drone is "the most advanced autonomous device—of any kind—available today." It uses the NVIDIA Jetson AI to continuously track you, even through complex environments like dense woods.
Feb 7, 2018 at 14:48
A drone pilot has enraged the general public and drone enthusiasts alike after posting a video that shows him flying directly above a commercial airliner that was taking off from Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport.
Feb 2, 2018 at 15:43
The Grand Prize went to Arctic and wildlife photographer Florian Ledoux for his top-down photograph of a polar bear, captured with a Phantom 4 Pro drone.
Jan 25, 2018 at 22:23
WIRED's latest Dot Physics video explains the physics behind drone flight—showing how a drone is able to hover, move in three dimensions, and rotate all by just changing the speed at which the propellers spin.
Jan 24, 2018 at 16:30
With a capacity of half a Terabyte, Integral's new microSD card offers plenty of storage to photographers and video shooters—a boon for drone videographers who are shooting lots of 4K footage.
Jan 22, 2018 at 17:32
Less than 24 hours before the official announcement, the DJI Mavic Air has been revealed in a massive trove of leaked photos and specs. Find out why we're feeling very lukewarm about the folding drone announcement now that we know what's coming.
Jan 11, 2018 at 21:12
The Autel Robotics EVO looks like the first serious competitor for DJI's Mavic Pro Platinum. With a better remote, slightly better camera, and a slightly cheaper price tag, this drone could steal some serious Mavic market share.
Jan 11, 2018 at 16:11
Hong Kong drone manufacturer Yuneec has announced three new drones at CES including an update to the Typhoon H with a bigger sensor with more resolution and the ability to shoot 4K at 60fps.
Jan 10, 2018 at 19:35
LaCie's new DJI Copilot hard drive was purpose built for drone photographers and videographers who want to back up and even review their full resolution photos and video on-the-go.
Jan 5, 2018 at 19:11
According to a new report, GoPro has laid off between 200 and 300 staff from its drone division, citing a need to "better align our resources with business requirements" as the reason for the layoffs.
Jan 3, 2018 at 17:09
The tiny little modular drone, action cam, and security camera-in-one has raised over a quarter million dollars in funding on Kickstarter in just a few days.
Nov 30, 2017 at 19:04
A newly leaked U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) memo claims the company may be spying on the US on behalf of the Chinese government. For its part, DJI claims the allegations are 'profoundly wrong.'
Nov 27, 2017 at 18:54
Security researcher Kevin Finisterre found a major security vulnerability in drone maker DJI's servers that gave him access to private user information. But when he reported it to DJI, he claims things got ugly fast.
Nov 13, 2017 at 19:00
Hong Kong production company Visual Suspect got creative with their latest time-lapse by flying a drone in massive circles around the gorgeous landscapes of Folegandros Island, Greece.
Nov 9, 2017 at 17:36
DxOMark just finished testing DJI's latest camera, the Zenmuse X7, and what they found is impressive. It turns out the camera's Super 35 chip can keep up with the best APS-C sensors on the market.
Oct 23, 2017 at 16:12
The WiBotic PowerPad is a three-foot by three-foot landing pad that, according to its makers, is capable of charging almost any drone wirelessly.
Sep 25, 2017 at 15:14
A master drone pilot has captured one of the most incredible (and highly illegal) drone videos we've ever seen by flying around, inside, onto, and under a moving train.
Sep 1, 2017 at 16:23
The ill-fated Lily Drone has been resurrected by a company called Mota Group, and re-released with better looks, additional features and a new name: Lily Next-Gen.
Aug 31, 2017 at 16:15
DJI debuted an updated version of the Mavic Pro at IFA today. It's called the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum, and it boasts 11% better battery and 60% quieter flight than the original Mavic.
Aug 30, 2017 at 18:56
DJI is offering 'bug bounties' ranging between $100 and a whopping $30,000 to anybody who can find software vulnerabilities in the company's products.
Aug 22, 2017 at 18:08
DJI just released a mandatory firmware update for the DJI Spark. If you own a Spark and don't update your firmware by September 1st, DJI will remotely ground your drone.
Aug 15, 2017 at 15:24
DJI has developed a 'Local Data Mode' that lets pilots fly without being connected to the Internet. The mode should calm recent fears over data privacy and security when flying DJI drones.
Aug 8, 2017 at 15:40
Illegal drone pilots beware: the Pentagon has given military bases permission to "disable, destroy and track" any wayward drone that wanders into unauthorized airspace.
Aug 4, 2017 at 14:55
In a leaked memo, the US Army, the largest branch of the United States armed forces, called for all units to "discontinue use of DJI equipment," citing "cyber vulnerabilities."
Jul 18, 2017 at 17:34
Japan's space agency has released an adorable floating drone ball on the International Space Station, and for the first time ever we get to see what's it's been recording.
videoMay 25, 2017 at 19:46
The sample footage looks good.
Mar 24, 2017 at 19:02
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a self-proclaimed 'Drone Hunter' in Kentucky. Read more
camera newsDec 29, 2016 at 12:00
YI has been very busy over the past year, and it appears that they aren't done yet. A new 4K action cam and a carbon fiber drone 'smart drone' have just been announced ahead of CES 2017. Read more
Oct 19, 2016 at 18:12
Photographer Daniel Riley attached a 1000 Watt LED light panel to his drone – the result was some really cool night footage. See video
Sep 19, 2016 at 18:18
GoPro's Karma drone has been designed with beginner pilots and easy transport in mind. The detachable stabilizer can be mounted onto an included hand grip. Read more
mobileJul 27, 2015 at 19:40
Sony Mobile Communications has announced plans to get into the camera drone business.
May 5, 2015 at 21:19
CyPhy Works, a company helmed by iRobot co-founder Helen Greiner, has introduced a camera drone with a few unique features. Called the CyPhy LVL 1, its six-rotor design promotes better stability over common quadcopters and its camera is integrated into the body of the drone. Read more
Apr 9, 2015 at 01:24
DJI has announced the Phantom 3 in two versions: the Professional, capable of 4K video, and the Advanced, which shoots 1080p. Both capture 12MP stills thanks to a 1/2.3" Sony EXMOR sensor and offer an f/2.8 lens with a 20mm equiv. angle of view. A 3-axis gimbal keeps the camera unit steady in flight. Read more
mobileAug 9, 2014 at 00:17
Unmanned aerial drones have opened up exciting new possibilities for photographers, but they have also proved themselves dangerous as a tourist this week learned when he crashed his remote aircraft into a Yellowstone National Park hot spring.
mobileMay 12, 2014 at 22:39
Parrot has launched its Bebop drone that comes with a 14MP camera and 180 degree fisheye lens.
These days shots from a flying drone are a dime a dozen - when engagement shoots are being covered from a hovering photographic robot you know that the technology is ubiquitous. It's getting increasingly hard to impress someone with images or video from drones. So it's lucky that privately-owned SpaceX happens to own its own rockets because it gives them the ability to capture stunning video, like this launch and landing test of its Falcon 9 Reusable rocket. See video
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