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.
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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...
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Erez Marom shares the story behind a beautiful series of Kilauea Volcano drone photos... and how his enthusiasm led to a melted drone camera!
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.
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.
The simple animation shows the chaos caused by a single drone seen flying illegally near London's Gatwick airport.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
'Hundreds' of loaner drones are available to photographers who want to enter National Geographic's #MyMavicContest, an aerial photography contest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In a leaked memo, the US Army, the largest branch of the United States armed forces, called for all units to "discontinue use of DJI equipment," citing "cyber vulnerabilities."
It started with a great idea and a slick promotional video, and ended with the company headquarters being raided by the San Francisco District Attorney’s office. Wired reports on Lily, the selfie-drone maker that never got off the ground.
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.
A NASA study has confirmed what your ears have been telling you: people HATE drone noise. In fact, it was ranked more annoying than that of "any ground vehicle."
Helico Aerospace is trying to crowdfund its new Airdog ADII—a lightweight, autonomous drone that's built to follow you around while you perform extreme stunts.
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.
Aerial photo sharing site Dronestagram, in collaboration with National Geographic, just announced the winners of their 4th annual international photo contest—ostensibly the best drone photos of 2017.
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.
The FAA is reportedly developing a system that would allow law enforcement to identify a misbehaving drone and its operator from the ground.
The two hour long video covers everything an aspiring drone pilot needs to know.
It takes a highly-skilled drone operator to execute a video like this in one take.