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.
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Oct 16, 2017 at 16:47
DJI has developed a technology called AeroScope that allows law enforcement to identify and track airborne drones that are breaking UAV regulations, while simultaneously addressing privacy concerns.
Sep 29, 2017 at 16:33
The FAA just made it illegal to fly within 400ft of several well known US landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty and the Hoover Dam. Pilots who want to get around these new regulations will have to submit a plan with the FAA first.
Sep 26, 2017 at 15:51
A court ruling our of Newton, Massachusetts has set an important legal precedent for drone pilots: federal drone laws will now trump local drone regulations in situations where the two are in conflict.
Sep 11, 2017 at 19:24
The UN's International Civil Aviation Organization agency wants to establish a unified database where all of the world's drone pilots would be required to register their UAVs.
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 11, 2017 at 14:21
Compared to the standard Phantom 3, the SE model offers a vision positioning system, 4K video and an improved video transmission range of up to 2.5 miles.
Jul 24, 2017 at 19:50
The UK released a preview of their upcoming drone safety regulations, and it looks like drone pilots will have to both register their device and pass safety awareness tests.
Jul 7, 2017 at 17:47
If you registered your small drone with the FAA back in 2015, but don't intend to use it for commercial purposes, you're entitled to a registration refund. A crisp $5 bill, straight from the US government into your pocket.
Jul 5, 2017 at 18:37
54-year-old Gene Alan Carpenter has been arrested by Arizona police for flying his camera drone over the Goodwin Fire to take pictures, impeding efforts to manage the wildfire.
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