Check out this cool new Droneshare feature, out in beta (beta.droneshare.com): No-Fly Zones! Just select the "Restricted Areas" view from the little icon at the top right of the map (this is only in beta.droneshare.com now, but will be in…Continue
President Barack Obama plans to issue an executive order to develop privacy guidelines for commercial drones operating in U.S. airspace, POLITICO has…
Gizmag reports on the launch of a new Kickstarter project that uses quadcopter design to lift humans. (me, I think if men were meant to fly they'd have wings. That's what robots are for!)
Having revealed its …
This CreativeLive online video course, featuring top experts, is live and open to all today from 9:00am to 4:00pm PST. It will cost money after that, so if you want a free taste now check it out …Continue
Time Magazine makes a good point about why the new generation of drone pilots are getting in trouble in a way the previous RC hobbyists didn't:
Learning to build and fly R/C aircraft was once a time-consuming, arduous process, factors that kept the hobby from spreading. Now, new technology like user-friendly quadcopter designs, equipped with smaller, high-powered…
Nice press for the Hexo+ team from Canadian TV after their $1.3 million Kickstarter campaign. They used Iris to prototype their platform.
MONTREAL -- Like a well-trained…
With six days still to go, Airdog has now passed $1 million on Kickstarter. So exciting to see if they'll end up ahead or behind…Continue
Congrats to the Hexo+ team, whose Pixhawk-powered follow-me copter just finished its Kickstarter campaign at an amazing $1.3 million!
Hot on its heels is …Continue
From the NY Daily News:
They’re private eyes in the skies.
Investigators are taking drones to new heights — using…
An impressive project from Hackaday:
The picture above looks like a standard four-wheel drive (4WD) touring car. As one looks closer, a few strange things start to pop out. Where’s the motor?…
As any professional photographer knows, setting up lights can be a hassle. This is often the case in the studio, but especially when shooting on location. Before too long, however, it…
Added by Chris Anderson on July 12, 2014 at 7:54pm — No Comments
One of the things that thrills me the most is watching the ecosystem grow around the APM/Pixhawk platform, ranging from simple cloners to the most advanced value innovators. An example is the new and very impressive Follow-me copter projects on Kickstarter, all of which are based on the…Continue
There's a long list of free presentations available online from the Conference on UAVs in the Resources Industry held last month in Perth. Samples:…Continue
This is meant to be a cautionary tale about what a new world would be like if we don't protect the current one, but it's quite a well-done vision regardless of what position you take. Given the progress made in robotics flying insects, such as the Harvard Robobee, we may…Continue
This looks like a good deal from Nitro Planes: a EasyStar-style camera plane with APM already installed, ready to go for $469, or with RC for…Continue