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July 1, 2016

Up & Go, Crowd Funder with GoPro Style Branding.

After seeing a potential GoPro Karma patent yesterday, an Indiegogo that has no shame when copying branding. That to me is a warning flag. Another folder like Ryan Goldsteins, but they have been around forever so its not all that novel as an idea. The same factory in China must […]
July 1, 2016

Is This The GoPro Karma Drone?

Inventor Ryan Michael Goldstein, has had a patent published June 23rd 2016. Nothing unusual in that. But for the fact that he works for GoPro. Of the choices there, I rather like the sphere version. Its widely believed the autopilot on board is a PX4 variant. Ryan tells us he […]
June 28, 2016

Another Coaxial Takes to the Sky

Just like waiting for a bus, not one but two on the market now. It considerably undercuts the Sprite, available for pre order at US $849. The ROAM-e retails for US $399 When ROAM-e’s inventor Simon Kantor, thought about how we could make the selfie stick better, his idea was […]
June 26, 2016

Sprite, Coaxial Helicopter

Remember Sprite? The clever coaxial ardupilot helicopter. On Kickstarter 532 backers pledged $406,061 to bring it too life. A new video has hit YouTube. [embedded content] Dimensions & Performance Length: 13.2 inches (350mm) Diameter: 3.8 inches (100mm) Weight: 2.6 lbs. (1,200g) with battery and standard camera Displacement: 215 cu. in. […]
October 26, 2015

Hyperion Vengeance PNF 280 Racing Quad

Christmas must be coming new FPV racers are coming out thick and fast. This one from Hyperion raises the bar by including a gimbal. In theory that means you can go nose down flat out and as you bring the nose up to hover, you have a standard picture. Until […]