The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority has banned a number of DJI drones from flights over human beings as investigations are carried out into the cause of some models falling out of the sky.
Articles tagged "drones"
Oct 24, 2018 at 16:33
DJI is rolling out an updated geofencing system designed to better protect airports and the surrounding airspace.
Oct 22, 2018 at 18:41
Following the release of footage showing what kind of damage drones can do to airplanes, DJI has responded with a critical open letter.
Oct 14, 2018 at 17:04
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has signed House Bill 1346 into effect, which imposes a fine upwards of $300 to drone operators who invade the privacy or harm the physical wellbeing of citizens.
Oct 11, 2018 at 11:00
The FAA has issued a warning to drone pilots in anticipation of disaster response following Hurricane Michael, noting that fines for interfering with emergency operations can exceed $20,000.
Oct 9, 2018 at 19:22
The University of Dayton Research Institute created a video detailing what damage is caused when a drone strikes the wing of an airplane.
Oct 5, 2018 at 19:19
The United States Senate has passed that gives law enforcement officials the authority to shoot down and/or confiscate private drones if they're deemed a threat.
first impressionsSep 4, 2018 at 13:00
DJI's Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom drones address two of the most frequent requests from users of the original Mavic Pro: a larger sensor and a zoom lens. We had a chance to go hands on with both models just before launch and share our first impressions.
Aug 25, 2018 at 13:00
DJI's new Mavic 2 series of drones come in two models: The Mavic 2 Pro features a camera with a large 1-inch type sensor, while the Mavic 2 Zoom includes a camera with a 2x optical zoom lens. We had a chance to go hands-on with both new models to see what's different about them, as well as number of features they have in common.
Aug 23, 2018 at 19:39
DJI has announced two new additions to its Mavic series of portable drones, in the process addressing two of the most frequent requests from its customers. The Mavic 2 Pro brings a larger 1-inch type sensor to the Mavic line, while the Mavic 2 Zoom includes an optical zoom lens.
Aug 17, 2018 at 13:51
DJI has launched a new video teasing its upcoming launch event. The August 23 date is more than a month later than the original July 18 event date given by DJI back in June.
Aug 14, 2018 at 21:53
Yuneec has introduced the Mantis Q, a consumer drone with an integrated 4K camera, electronic image stabilization and voice control.
Aug 8, 2018 at 19:48
AirSelfie2 boasts longer flight times, a higher resolution camera and more built-in memory than its predecessor.
Jul 30, 2018 at 20:11
DJI will release two variants of its upcoming Mavic 2 drone, according to a leaked product listing. The Mavic 2, which hasn't been officially announced, appeared in a catalog issued by UK retailer Argos, which lists two model variants: the Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro.
May 30, 2018 at 19:25
The Skydio R1 aerial "self-flying camera" received its first major software update today, introducing a new Car Follow mode enabling the drone to follow vehicles autonomously while capturing footage.
May 16, 2018 at 15:49
These newly leaked images and sketches show the upcoming DJI Phantom 5 drone, which will allegedly feature a 1-inch sensor camera with interchangeable lenses.
Mar 30, 2018 at 20:58
A new partnership between DJI and stock footage library Pond5 might make it easier for aerial photographers with Part 107 certification to connect with potential customers – and vice versa.
Mar 23, 2018 at 17:51
A Russian drone pilot took his little camera drone to an altitude of 10 kilometers (~33,000 feet), and while the flight didn't break any local regulations and was done in a remote region, it's still an incredibly reckless and stupid thing to try.
Mar 20, 2018 at 20:29
A pair of images show what may be the upcoming DJI Phantom 5 drone featuring an interchangeable lens camera. Update: Comparing this image to the size of previous DJI lens mounts, and noting the 3:2 aspect ratio of the sensor, we're confident the leaked image shows a 1"-type sensor
Feb 28, 2018 at 20:14
When DJI and SkyPixel unveiled the winners of the 2017 SkyPixel Aerial Photography Contest earlier this month, they accidentally gave 1st place in the Landscape category to a photo that wasn't taken from the air... or in 2017.
Feb 20, 2018 at 19:30
A helicopter pilot and his student claim a civilian drone was the cause of their crash landing last week. If their story is confirmed by an ongoing investigators, this incident would mark the first time that a drone has caused an aircraft crash in the US.
Feb 8, 2018 at 20:47
DJI's temporary no-fly zones will cover four cities for the duration of the Games: Pyeongchang, Gangneung, Bongpyeong, and Jeongseon. And if you somehow get around the software, South Korean authorities with security drones are waiting...
Feb 5, 2018 at 17:09
If you're holding out for a true sequel to DJI's popular folding Mavic Pro drone—and the Mavic Air just doesn't do it for you—you might not be waiting long. The rumor mill thinks the Mavic Pro II will arrive in March sporting a 1-inch sensor!
Jan 31, 2018 at 20:32
PolarPro has introduced new versions of its Cinema filter series for those ordering the DJI Mavic Air drone, in addition to a few other bespoke accessories for the pint-sized new drone.
Jan 23, 2018 at 15:24
What happens when you fuse a Mavic Pro with a Spark? You get DJI's new Mavic Air, a lightweight, foldable drone with features that will appeal to enthusiasts and pros on the go.
Jan 17, 2018 at 23:06
Drone giant DJI has released a teaser video titled 'adventure unfolds,' implying that a new folding drone is coming on January 23rd at 10am Eastern time.
Jan 8, 2018 at 16:36
GoPro is making some really tough decisions as part of its commitment to "[turn] our business around in 2018," according to CEO Nick Woodman. That includes exiting the drone market entirely, cutting over 250 jobs, and dropping the price of the Hero6 Black from $500 to $400.
Dec 19, 2017 at 21:40
The Federal Aviation Administration has officially designated seven Department of Energy nuclear facilities as drone no-fly zones, which seems like a pretty darn good idea.
Dec 14, 2017 at 15:08
President Trump has signed a bill that reinstates mandatory drone registration in the US, reversing a court ruling from earlier this year that eliminated the requirement.
Dec 13, 2017 at 19:56
Dutch police began training eagles to take down illegal drones all the way back in 2016, but after running into some training issues and a lack of demand for these trained birds, the program is being shut down.
Dec 4, 2017 at 17:35
DJI has just added the option to voluntarily broadcast your drone ID and flight info, so concerned authorities using the company's AeroScope system can see what you're up to without tracking you down first.
Nov 27, 2017 at 19:27
The UK has just revealed a new set of proposed drone regulations that it hopes to enact this spring. Simply called the Drone Bill, it would allow police to ground and seize drones, and may further tighten drone restrictions around airports.
Nov 25, 2017 at 15:00
Erez Marom shares the story behind a beautiful series of Kilauea Volcano drone photos... and how his enthusiasm led to a melted drone camera!
Nov 21, 2017 at 20:22
Looking for a lightweight compact camera that's easy to bring with you anywhere? Or maybe you're smartphone-shopping and want the one that takes the best picture. And what if you want to shoot from above? In these buyers guides we have recommendations for the best compact cameras, smartphones and drones.
Nov 20, 2017 at 19:55
See DJI's 'AeroScope' drone-tracking technology in action. This is the system that DJI says can help law enforcement and airport (among others) track and identify rogue drones.
Nov 2, 2017 at 14:51
The simple animation shows the chaos caused by a single drone seen flying illegally near London's Gatwick airport.
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.
Oct 13, 2017 at 12:00
This week in Hollywood, DJI introduced its new Zenmuse X7 camera, a Super 35 format cinema camera of its own design that can also capture 24MP still images in APS-C format. Is it time to start thinking of DJI as a camera company?
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 8, 2017 at 17:42
'Hundreds' of loaner drones are available to photographers who want to enter National Geographic's #MyMavicContest, an aerial photography contest.
Aug 22, 2017 at 13:00
Not sure how to choose your first drone? In this article, the second of a 3-part series, we discuss what factors you should consider when deciding what drone is right for you.
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.
Aug 10, 2017 at 14:01
If you've been dying to try out drone photography or VR but can't justify buying the gear yet, there's good news. Lensrentals is expanding their repertoire to include drones, VR and 360° photo and video gear.
Aug 9, 2017 at 13:00
Have you thought about adding a drone to your collection of cameras? Photographer Reza Malayeri thinks that you should probably consider it, and that if you're a pro, it may even be necessary to remain competitive.
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