Articles tagged "drone"

Attach a 1000 Watt LED panel to a drone and magic happens

Photographer Daniel Riley attached a 1000 Watt LED light panel to his drone – the result was some really cool night footage. See video

DJI goes portable with the Mavic Pro

Days after GoPro's announcement of the Karma drone, DJI has stepped up to the plate with its own ultra portable and lightweight consumer drone: the Mavic Pro. Read more

Foldable GoPro Karma drone comes with detachable stabilizer

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

Sony to provide imaging capabilities for joint drone venture

Sony Mobile Communications has announced plans to get into the camera drone business.

CyPhy's LVL 1 camera drone features six rotors for stability

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

DJI Phantom 3 introduced in 4K and 1080p-only variations

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

Zano nano drone takes selfies to the next level

The Zano nano drone captures 5MP images and HD video, and can be programmed to follow its user.

Pricing announced for Parrot Bebop drone

Parrot has revealed pricing for its newest drone, the consumer-level Bebop.

Aerial drone crashes into Yellowstone National Park’s largest hot spring

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.

HEXO+ brings subject tracking to drones

HEXO+ is an autonomous camera drone that can track its subjects.

Parrot has launched its Bebop drone that comes with a 14MP camera and 180 degree fisheye lens.

Drone films SpaceX rocket launch and landing

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

Aquatic drone splashes around while taking photos

The Ziphius camera is controlled by and Apple or Android mobile device.