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November 30, 2015

Fly Forever With Easy Drone XL Pro Quadcopter

What’s the one thing everyone complains about when flying quadcopters? Short flight times. This drone here is going to make a huge leap forward in terms of battery life, trust me… The Easy Drone XL Pro is hoping to change all that by offering one of the longest flight times […]
November 29, 2015

Cyber Monday Drone Deals on Amazon

Following the success of the Black Friday events, Cyber Monday drone deals are just around the corner. The deals and price cuts on drones are set to be even better than on Black Friday because after all, Cyber Monday is the best time to buy electronic goods. What are the […]
November 29, 2015

Piloti civili per i Predator americani

Dopo lo scandalo dei piloti di droni militari imbottiti di droga e alcool durante le missioni di guerra, l’Usaf con una decisione destinata a far discutere, affida i suoi Predtor a piloti civili Si tratta, almeno per ora, di droni disarmati usati per intelligence, pattugliamento e ricognizione. I piloti civii […]
November 27, 2015

Amazon Black Friday Drone Deals

Having previously posted about Black Friday DJI drone deals earlier in the week, I just wanted to make a quick post to let you all know about some awesome drones for sale deals offered by Amazon this Black Friday. Their deals have already started so you can start buying straight […]
November 24, 2015

Black Friday Drone Deals from DJI in 2015

It is once again that time of the year, almost Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday followed by Cyber Monday, one of the most commercially oriented times of the year. This year is no different from the last where Black Friday deals on drones inundated the internet. 2015 was an important year […]
November 20, 2015

360 Degree Stereo Vision & Obstacle Avoidance on a Crazyflie Nano Quadrotor

I’ve been experimenting with putting 360 degree vision, including stereo vision, onto a Crazyflie nano quadrotor to assist with flight in near-Earth and indoor environments. Four stereo boards, each holding two image sensor chips and lenses, together see in all directions except up and down. We developed the image sensor […]
November 18, 2015

DJI Introduces New Geofencing System for its Drones

DJI, the world leader in drone technology, Tuesday announced a new geofencing system featuring continually updated airspace information. Geospatial Environment Online (GEO) will provide DJI drone users with up-to-date guidance on locations where flight may be restricted by regulation or raise safety concerns. For the first time, drone operators will have, […]
November 10, 2015

The Coolest Drone Accessory You Never Knew You Needed – A Drone Wand

In need of a holiday gift for the person who already has a drone? The coolest drone accessory you never knew you needed this season is Yuneec Aviation’s Wizard. The creators seemingly took the functionality of a traditional RC transmitter, simplified it (dropped the joysticks), and dressed it up as […]
November 9, 2015

Japanese Government to Promote Public Drone Use

While the majority of western countries are trying to curb the buying of drones by introducing regulations limiting their use, Japan is doing exactly the opposite. They are tuning down their drone regulations in order to promote drone use. They are convinced that flying UAVs such as drones are going to […]
November 8, 2015

EHang Launches Ghost 2.0 Drone With VR Goggles

EHang, a leading UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) technology company, today released the newest version of its popular drone, The Ghost 2.0. The Ghost drone, which will be available for direct purchase via the EHang website, for pre-order on Amazon, and soon at Fry’s and Hobbico stores, marks a significant step forward […]
November 4, 2015

Commercial Drone Use Jumps And Keeps Regulators Busy

From farming to firefighting, drones are making their way into more industries, and regulators are struggling to keep up, say industry experts. The speed at which unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are gaining in popularity for commercial operations is proving to be a challenge for regulators at Transport Canada. While recreational […]
November 4, 2015

DJI Concept Drone Lets You Paint The Sky, Control via Apple Watch

As the consumer drone space heats up, one of its leaders, DJI, is already looking to the future. The company unveiled a concept video on Tuesday showing off what it calls the Phantom X Concept, and the forward-looking drone looks pretty cool. IMAGE: DJI Opting to focus less on futuristic […]
November 4, 2015

Dual Frequency GNSS On Small Drones – The Universal, Platform Independent V-Map System

The light weight dual frequency on board GNSS system for sUAVs was first conceptualized in September 2011 when we were once again frustrated by the lack of vision of proprietary VTOL UAS manufacturers whom we could not convince of the advantages of on board dual frequency GNSS in sUAS mapping […]
November 1, 2015

Hubsan Ora X4 Pro

Hubsan Ora X4 Pro Review Ora X4 Pro is one of the amazing drones of its kind. Hubsan have already made a good reputation with production of mini drones, especially the H107l, it was my own favorite drone. Now that company have taken steps forward into building professional drones and competing with big players such […]