Articles tagged "drones"

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Tony Northrup wants to help you pass the FAA's drone test

The two hour long video covers everything an aspiring drone pilot needs to know.

Video: insane drone footage shows Muscle Beach in the early a.m.

It takes a highly-skilled drone operator to execute a video like this in one take.

North Korea may have used a spy drone equipped with a Sony SLT camera

South Korean website Naver reports that a North Korean Spy Drone that was found in South Korea in 2014 was equipped with a Sony SLT camera.

SkyPixel and DJI now accepting entries to 2017 Aerial Video Contest

Your best aerial footage could help you win a DJI drone and a new Nikon DSLR.

Chicago from the sky: Razvan Sera's view of the windy city

A 22 year-old Romanian photographer uses his DJI Phantom 4 drone to capture unique perspectives of the city where he now lives.

The DJI Spark is a $500 HD mini drone

This compact drone can shoot HD video using a 2-axis stabilized 12MP camera.

New Red Bull video shows downhill MTB ride, lit by drone

Riding a mountain bike downhill is dangerous enough in daylight, but potentially lethal at night. Which is where drones come in.

MIT previews autonomous tracking drone

The MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has developed a drone that does not require any human control for recording tracking shots.

Global action camera market expected to grow 15% by 2021

A new report expects action camera growth to increase about 15% by 2021, with Ultra HD cameras driving demand.

DJI to restrict drone performance without 'activation'

An upcoming firmware update from DJI will cripple its drones unless they are 'activated' on the company's website. Live streaming will be turned off and flight radius/altitude will be limited.

Personal camera drones do not require FAA registration anymore

If you are not planning to fly your drone commercially you are not required to register it with the FAA anymore. This decision was handed down by a federal court in Washington, D.C.

MIT is developing automatic navigation for camera-equipped drones

With composition specified by the director, drones may one day be able to navigate a movie set on their own.

How do drones fly?
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WIRED does a science and lays it all out for us.

WIRED publishes gallery of stunning photos taken from drones

The photos are great, but whether drones should have been flying in a couple of these places is debatable.

Drone footage helps scientists understand how narwhals use their tusks

It turns out they're used to stun fish before eating them.

DJI announces smart TV app for Samsung Tizen and Apple TV

Soon you'll be able to pop some popcorn and tune into aerial footage streamed right to your TV.

Drones capture symmetry from above

Capturing symmetry has always been a big part of photography, and drone users are bringing the same composition style to the skies.

Phase One answers Hasselblad with 100MP DJI drone options of its own

Just weeks after Hasselblad announced a 100MP drone with partner DJI, Phase One has done exactly the same.

PDN reviews Yuneec Typhoon H drone

Are six propellers better than four?

Grand Canyon National Park using drones for search and rescue

A fleet of drones is replacing helicopters to search for lost or injured hikers.

World’s first 100-million-pixel drone launched by DJI and Hasselblad

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has announced that it is to launch a new drone later this year that will be fitted with a 100-million-pixel Hasselblad H6D-100c camera. Read more

The PolarPro Katana Mavic Tray turns your DJI Mavic Pro into a handheld stabilizer

The PolarPro Katana Mavic Tray is a new accessory that increases the Mavic Pro's versatility by turning it into a stabilized handheld shooting platform while not in the sky. Read more

DJI launches Phantom 4 Advanced drone

DJI's new Phantom 4 Advanced drone offers improved camera specs over the original Phantom 4, more storage capacity and longer flight times. Read more

Drone sales doubled in 2016, premium features help push sales

According to a report by analyst firm The NPD Group, U.S. dollar sales of drones more than doubled in the 12 months ending February 2017 and premium features are in high demand. Read more

Canon outfits industrial drone with ME20F-SH all-purpose camera

If you're looking for a drone that can fly in nasty weather and shoot at ISO 4 million, then Canon has something for you. Read more

Flying drones over the internet isn't the future we wanted, but it's the one we've got

It's nearly 2020 and we don't have jetpacks, but we do have Cape: a service that lets anyone with an internet connection fly real drones in remote locations. But as many scholars have noted, there ain't nothing like the real thing. Read more

Federal judge dismisses case against Kentucky 'Drone Hunter'

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against a self-proclaimed 'Drone Hunter' in Kentucky. Read more

SkyPixel, DJI and Tourism Australia team up to launch aerial photography contest

The Australia From Above contest's aim is to inspire aerial photographers from around the world to experience and share new photographic perspectives of Australia. Read more

Hands-on with AirSelfie, a mini selfie drone that's on sale now

With initial Kickstarter backers’ orders in the process of being filled, AirSelfie has gone on sale to the general public. As the name implies, it’s a short range mini drone designed for self portraits. Read more

Free learning provider Alison launches build-your-own camera drone course

Online e-learning platform Alison has launched a new course aimed at those who want to build their own camera drones. Over four modules, the course claims to teach students about the components that go into a drone and their functions, as well as how to assemble, check and fly your own quadcopter.

EHang uses 1000 GhostDrone 2.0 drones for massive light show in China

Just a few days after Intel wowed audiences with a 300-drone aerial light show at the Super Bowl, Chinese drone company EHang raised the bar with a 1000-drone light show for audiences in China. Read more

Crash drones over and over again with Microsoft's open source simulator

Microsoft has released a free, open source simulator to help engineers test – and yes, repeatedly crash – drones in a photo-realistic environment. Read more

Super Bowl Halftime lit up by choreographed drone show

Intel's Shooting Star Drones made an impressive television debut last night as the fleet of dancing drones ushered Lady Gaga onto the stage. Read more

Incredible images from DJI's SkyPixel 2016 aerial photography competition

SkyPixel, DJI's online aerial photo sharing platform, has shared the winners and standout entries of its 2016 photo competition. See gallery

GoPro Karma drone goes back up for sale with battery latch fix

GoPro's Karma drone is back on the market with a re-designed battery latch – a fix that GoPro claims will solve the power loss issue some owners experienced. Read more

Selfly pocket-sized camera drone snaps to a smartphone when not in use

Selfly is another pocket-sized consumer drone seeking funding on Kickstarter. When not in use, it folds into a compact shape that can be attached to an included smartphone case. Read more

Seattle convicts drone operator whose UAV knocked a woman unconscious at a parade

A man whose drone struck a parade-goer in 2015 has been convicted of a gross misdemeanor – which may signal what's to come for another drone operator who recently flew his drone into the Space Needle. Read more

Flying your drone into the Space Needle can land you in jail

The operator responsible for a drone that crashed into Seattle's Space Needle on New Year's Eve may face charges of reckless endangerment. Read more

Lily Robotics sued over claims of false advertising

Lily Robotics, the company behind the subject-tracking Lily Drone, allegedly used an expensive professional drone to shoot its promotional video, rather than a prototype of the actual device. Read more

Company behind Lily drone shuts down despite $34m worth of pre-orders

Despite attracting a lot of attention and pre-orders, the company behind one of the first drones capable of tracking its user is shutting down operations due to a lack of funding. Read more

Yi 4K+ action camera and Carbon Fiber Drone announced ahead of CES 2017 debut

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

Gear of the Year 2016: Dan's Choice – the DJI Mavic Pro (which he stinks at flying)

A childhood of flying $20 RC helicopters didn't prepare DPR staffer Dan Bracaglia for the challenges of flying a drone, but that's part of the reason why the DJI Mavic Pro is his gear of the year pick. Read more

'Ethereal' takes you to Iceland in 4K

'Ethereal' was shot over the course of two years in the scenic Icelandic Highlands. To say that the footage is spectacular is a bit of an understatement. See video

Video: Breathtaking drone footage of Oregon's landscape

Landscape photographer Michael Shainblum put together an incredible 4K aerial experience all shot on DJI drones. Turn the lights down low and prepare to be amazed. Read more

2016 Roundup: Best Camera Drones Under $1500

Are you ready to jump into the world of aerial photography? It's never been easier! We'll help you get started with our first ever drone roundup, with a focus on which drones are good for capturing photos and video. Read more

AirSelfie, a pocket-sized camera drone, launches on Kickstarter

Remember when we thought selfie sticks were the most annoying thing? A tiny, flying selfie camera is looking for funding on Kickstarter. AirSelfie is small enough to fit into a smartphone case and uses a 5MP camera. Read more

DJI announces new Phantom 4 Pro and Inspire 2 drones

DJI has announced the release of two new drones, the Phantom 4 Pro and the Inspire 2, as well as new Zenmuse cameras, full of interesting upgrades. Mechanical shutter, anyone? Read more

Mount a Canon 5D Mark III to a custom drone and capture the beauty of nature

Mount a Canon EOS 5D Mark III to a heavy duty, custom-built drone and you can capture some incredible footage. See video

DJI Phantom 4 drone with 24-carat gold plating goes on sale for £20k

Why settle for cheap, sensible plastic when you can experience true luxury flying a 24-carat gold plated DJI Phantom 4? Read more

Swedish court rules drone photography is surveillance and requires a permit

A Swedish court has ruled that any drone carrying a camera shall be considered a tool for surveillance and will require a license. Read more

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