Articles tagged "drone"

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Judge rules DJI infringed patent, recommends ceasing sales and imports of most DJI drones

The ITC's chief administrative judge ruled that DJI infringed upon a patent belonging to Autel Robotics.

DJI unveils the Matrice 300 RTK drone platform and Zenmuse H20 series camera systems

The new Matrice 300 RTK and Zenmuse H20 series payloads bring DJI's latest technologies to the skies in a unique form factor.

DJI announces the Mavic Air 2 with 4K/60p capture, ActiveTrack 3.0 and more

In addition to 4K/60p capture, the Mavic Air 2 can also record HDR video at 4K/30p and dole out 1080p slow-mo video at up to 240 fps. Battery life also gets an improvement, with a 34-minute flight time.

Photographer cited, had drone confiscated for documenting Hart Island mass burials with his drone

George Steinmetz, whose aerial photography work appears in National Geographic and the New York Times, was cited for flying his drone over a massive burial ditch on Hart Island.

A behind-the-scenes look at filming a Bugatti Chiron at 250mph/400kph

Award-winning automotive filmmaker Al Clark talks about how he was able to capture a Bugatti Chiron accelerating from 0 – 250 mph.

Tiffen is now shipping their DJI Mavic Mini ND filter kits

At the end of last year, Tiffen announced ND filter kits for the DJI Mavic Mini. They're now shipping.

The latest LEGO Collectable Minifigure series includes a UAV operator complete with drone, controller and battle wound

Based on the bandage on the drone operator's face, they might want to reconsider going back to a basic drone safety class.

Interview: How the brother duo at Abstract Aerial Art create masterpieces from above

The duo of brothers that makes up Abstract Aerial Art captures stunning images, mostly from the air. DPReview asks them about their process, advice for aspiring photographers, making money from your work and more.

Sony patent suggests it's working on developing a folding camera drone

For the past few years, Sony has quietly been developing a camera drone. Sony Alpha Rumors first discovered the patent in October 2018 and another recently-filed patent with more details.

Yuneec launches E30Z 30x optical zoom camera for H520 Hexacopter drone

The new model expands Yuneec's camera lineup for its pro-grade six-rotor drone.

US Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones in its fleet citing ongoing security concerns

The order formalizes a 'pause' first announced back in October 2019.

Autel pushes back EVO II launch to March after discovering pre-production bug

Autel has confirmed to DPReview that its EVO II series drones won't hit shelves until March 2020 after discovering a bug that ‘could limit flight performance under normal operation.’

London's Heathrow Airport installs anti-drone system to prevent threats

Heathrow Airport, the busiest in the United Kingdom, has installed an anti-drone system that detects and blocks drones entering its airspace.

The V-Coptr Falcon is a bi-copter drone that has a 50-minute battery life

Boasting only 2 propellers, instead of the typical 4 on a consumer-grade drone, Falcon's bi-copter can fly up to 50 minutes – about 20 minutes longer than leading competitors.

The Autel Evo II will come in three modular models, including two with 8K video

Autel has officially announced 3 iterations of the EVO II drone at CES 2020.

DJI restocks its Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 drone, nearly a year after discontinuing it

Last March, DJI announced that it was discontinuing its DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0. Now it has been restocked, sparking rumors of a possible Phantom 5.

Slideshow: Agora's #Urban2020 photo contest winner and finalists

Agora, a free mobile photography app, announced the winning entry for their #Urban2020 photography contest. Here is that image plus a few other stand out final entries.

PowerVision to launch PowerEgg X AI camera for drones at CES

PowerVision will launch its PowerEgg X, an all-in-one smart camera, at CES this coming week.

Tiffen announces ND filter kits for the DJI Mavic Mini drone

To date, DJI doesn't have neutral-density (ND) filters available for their Mavic Mini drone. Tiffen has announced a series of compatible ND filters that will be available in January.

FAA releases 'Notice of Proposed Rulemaking' for Remote ID on drones

After many years, the FAA has finally announced their long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Gear of the Year 2019 - Dan's choice: DJI Mavic Mini

A bring-everywhere flying smartphone camera is the best $400 you can spend on a piece of gear this year, says editor Dan Bracaglia. Which is why he's picked the DJI Mavic Mini as his gear of the year.

California tourist fined $20,000 for losing control of drone that landed at airport

A California tourist wanted to take a photo on the Las Vegas strip. He lost control of his drone, which took off and landed a few feet away from an active runway at McCarran International airport.

DJI developing app that will allow anyone to identify a drone with their smartphone

The world's leading drone manufacturer, DJI, is developing technology that will allow the public to access basic information on drones flying nearby.

Drone registration and pilot testing will be mandatory in the UK

By November 30th, the United Kingdom will require all drone operators to pass a pilot test and register their drone with the Civil Aviation Authority.

The DJI Mavic Mini is an ultralight, sub-250g drone that captures 2.7K video at 30fps

The DJI Mavic Mini is the smallest, lightest drone DJI has made to date. Despite its small size, DJI has managed to pack a lot of features and functionality into a system that DJI claims has a flight time of up to 30 minutes.

Photographer uses drone with thermal camera to find missing 6-year-old boy

Photographer Steve Fines used a DJI m210RTK drone and thermal camera to help find a boy who went missing on a freezing night.

Utah Senator introduces Drone Integration and Zoning Act of 2019

After an unsuccessful attempt with the Drone Federalist Act of 2017, Senator Mike Lee of Utah is attempting to pass the Drone Integration and Zoning Act of 2019.

Anduril's Anvil is a drone-bashing machine designed to take out UAVs mid-flight

California-based manufacturer Anduril has developed the Anvil, a quadcopter designed for short, fast flights, that can detect and take down drones operating in military airspace.

CHASING DORY is a portable, affordable underwater drone with 1080p video

The tethered drone has an F1.6 lens with 1/2.9" CMOS sensor capable of recording at 1080p and relies on an app to control the drone while underwater.

Skydio 2 is a $999 4K autonomous drone that will keep DJI on its toes

The California-based drone manufacturer today announced the long-awaited Skydio 2. Compact, powered by AI, and offering up to 4K/60p video, the company is going after the Mavic 2 market.

Yuneec announces Typhoon H3 drone, co-engineered with Leica

Yuneec, a Chinese drone manufacturer, announced the latest model in its Typhoon series. The H3 features an ION L1 Pro camera developed in partnership with Leica.

Remote identification ruling for drones delayed once again

Rulemaking on Remote ID, essentially a digital license plate for drones, was supposed to begin this past May. It has been delayed once again.

DJI has most of the drones on its website listed as ‘out of stock’

DroneDJ conducted a comprehensive search of DJI's official online store and noticed most models were out of stock.

Walmart mistakenly prices DJI Inspire 2 and Spark drones starting at $17.99

Walmart accidentally offered up bargain-basement rates for DJI drones and other camera gear from a company called Ecom Electronics that retails through its website.

The FAA is asking for input for its recreational drone test

Recently, the FAA granted recreational drone pilots access to LAANC. Now, they want to administer a test and are seeking the public's input.

New video shows off what appears to be  DJI's rumored ‘Mavic Mini’ drone

A 23-second video shared online shows off what appears to be the rumored DJI ‘Mavic Mini’ drone previously seen in still images.

New photos, specs emerge for DJI's ‘Mavic Mini’ drone rumored to be released tomorrow

DJI is expected to announce a new drone tomorrow and it seems little has been hidden according to the latest leaked images and specifications.

UC Berkeley researchers have created a drone that shrinks to squeeze through small spaces

Drones have a lot of uses, from delivery food to aiding in search and rescue efforts. Now, a research team at UC Berkeley has created a drone that can squeeze through small spaces.

DJI teases new release for Tuesday, Mavic 2 Pro+ and Zoom+ expected for 2020

DJI released a teaser trailer to announce their latest product, slated for this Tuesday. Recent documents also reveal plans for a Mavic 2 Pro+ and Mavic 2 Zoom+ in early 2020.

Skydio releases sample footage captured with its upcoming Skydio 2 drone

Last month, Skydio teased a follow up to their premier R1 drone for this Fall. Now they've released sample footage from what they call the Skydio 2.

DJI shows off its Digital FPV System, a dedicated headset and remote with internal recording

DJI has finally entered the lucrative drone racing market with its Digital FPV System.

Parrot exits toy drone market to focus on enterprise offerings

After initial reports of disappearing stock, a spokesperson from Parrot has confirmed the company is planning to exit the toy drone market.

Alphabet's Wing introduces OpenSky drone safety app

Alphabet's Wing introduced OpenSky, the first release in a planned ecosystem of apps, to ensure safe and compliant drone operations.

Skydio teases autumn release of R1 drone successor

Skydio released the world's first autonomous drone last year, the R1. Now, they've announced its successor in a vague teaser, slated for an autumn release.

Moment announces the world’s first anamorphic lens for consumer drones

Last year, Moment introduced the anamorphic lens to smartphones. The company has decided to take it a step further and make it compatible with DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom consumer drones.

Team tests out drone strikes by firing them into a wall at 500 mph

The Fraunhofer Institute is testing out various drone models to assess the impact of a drone colliding with an aircraft.

The FAA devises a new strategy for Remote ID

Remote ID is imperative for moving the drone industry forward. According to the FAA, it won't be implemented for as long as two years. A new strategy is been considered to address this latest delay.

Senators urge FAA to quickly approve drone identification rules

Senators are urging the FAA to quickly approve rules for remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems.

Storm chaser captures incredible tornado footage with a drone

Storm chaser Brandon Clement used a drone to capture stunning 4K footage of a tornado near Sulphur Oklahoma.

DJI partners with RMUS to expand its UTC training program to North America

As drones become a part of daily operations for enterprises and governments, the need for efficient training has never been greater. To address this demand, DJI partners with RMUS to expand its UTC training program to North America.

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