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Because Of An Imaging Drone Like This, Selfie Stick Is History

The maker of the sci-fi-ish imaging drone, Hover, is back with smarter imaging drone simply called Hover 2. Like its predecessor, Hover is feature a unique cage rotors, but with the boon of un-caging to go into “BlastOff” mode that affords you to capture breathtaking aerial footage up to 5 kilometers (3 miles) and up to 23 minutes per charge. While it can do that, make no mistake that this is a selfie stick killer, now touting a very sophisticated 360-degree obstacle avoidance and tracking system – made possible by a ship-like optical radar and artificial intelligence. Continue reading Because Of An Imaging Drone Like This, Selfie Stick Is History

Blade Inductrix Switch Is A RC Drone And Hovercraft Rolled Into One

Horizon Hobby has joined the elite group of ‘hybrid’ remote control toys with the new Blade Inductrix Switch. Now., you may ask: what is hybrid and how is it elite? Elite because, it is far and few between, and hybrid offers two modes, usually involving a flying drone mode and a land or sea mode. There are really not many such ‘hybrid’. Off the cuff, we can think are Parrot Minidrone Hydrofoil, the ceiling crawling Parrot Minidrone and the couple of from B. Continue reading Blade Inductrix Switch Is A RC Drone And Hovercraft Rolled Into One

DJI Unleashes Mavic 2 Enterprise Suited For Search And Rescue, And More

You have seen DJI’s drone being use in agricultural operations, now meet the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise. DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise is DJI’s solution to go beyond aerial imaging. As the product name implies, it is based on the Mavic 2 which was unveiled back in August. So, yeah, it is essentially the Mavic 2 and thus, it has all the perks and features the Mavic 2 has to offer, but the Enterprise edition can do more – thanks to the support for payloads that give operators more functionality. Continue reading DJI Unleashes Mavic 2 Enterprise Suited For Search And Rescue, And More

Golf Course Trials Flytrek Delivery Drone To Delivery Food To 19th Hole

It has been a long while since I hit up the fairways. Apparently, things have changed quite a bit. One of the changes is, golfers can actually order drinks and food as the game proceeds on the fairway. Clearly, it was not something the follow up team of golfers would not be amused. Over at King’s Walk Golf Course in North Dakota, U.S.A., special buggy has been delivering refreshments to golfers, but it is not without its caveat. During peak times, the much needed refreshment may take as long as an hour to reach golfers. Well, that was then. King’s Walk is piloting a new delivery using Israel-based Flytrex delivery drone that could slash the wait time significantly. Continue reading Golf Course Trials Flytrek Delivery Drone To Delivery Food To 19th Hole

Spry Is The Imaging Drone Of Choice For Water Sports, Because Waterproof

You have seen drones that swim underwater, a drone that is inflatable, and there is one that’s even biodegradable, and another that dives underwater and also flies. However, the last one is something reserved for research, commercial or military use. Well, that’s until now. Enters Spry Waterproof Imaging Drone, a unique drone that can dive underwater and take to the sky, and one which you and I can own. It is an imaging drone, but unlike water-fearing, popular drones like DJI, Spry can briefly submerge underwater and float on water, while remaining flight capable. Continue reading Spry Is The Imaging Drone Of Choice For Water Sports, Because Waterproof

This ‘Drone Car’ Might Just Be What Congested Cities Need

It aims to be a ‘car’ that can skip the annoying traffic jam, but Koncepto Millenya is basically a huge-ass drone that sits one and so, dancer/backyard inventor Kyxz Mendiola (who I pretty sure the first name isn’t his real name) decided to call his invention a ‘drone car’. Mendiola is the founding member of Philippines-based international dance group called Philippine Allstars and so, I am guessing no one would have thought a dancer would ever succeed in this ambitious endeavor which started six years ago. So yeah, Mendiola is a dancer-turn-amateur engineer. Continue reading This ‘Drone Car’ Might Just Be What Congested Cities Need

Geneinno’s 6-Thruster Underwater Drone Is Now On Indiegogo

After listed on Chinese online platform Taobao a few months ago and shortly after a successful Kickstarter campaign, Chinese underwater drone maker Geneinno is now taking pre-order for its unconventional 6-thruster underwater imaging drone. With a starting price of $799, it is the most affordable underwater drone on the market with the highest available water pressure rating. Geneinno Titan claims the title as the deepest underwater drone. Continue reading Geneinno’s 6-Thruster Underwater Drone Is Now On Indiegogo

DJI Unveiled Two Mavic 2 Imaging Drone, One Has A Hasselblad Camera!

This is it. After much leaks that we can’t be bother to look into, China’s drone giant DJI has finally revealed its next-generation Mavic drone, or should we say ‘drones’ because there are two Mavics: a Pro and a Zoom. I am sure the former is going to tickle the fancy of photography enthusiasts because, Hasselblad. You heard that right. The DJI Mavic 2 Pro features an onboard camera co-engineered with the legendary camera maker Hasselblad. Here’s what you can expect: Continue reading DJI Unveiled Two Mavic 2 Imaging Drone, One Has A Hasselblad Camera!

DJI Made Spark Imaging Drone Cute With First Characterized Drone

When it comes DJI, or imaging drones in general for that matter, cute is never in the agenda. I mean, seriously, were you expecting cute drone or something? No. Obviously. Oh, wait. You do? Well, if that’s the case, then China drone maker has a piece of good news for you. It has “cutiefied” (note: not a real word) its affordable drone, the DJI Spark by “characterizing” it with one of LINE FRIENDS’ most popular characters Brown. Brown, btw, is a cartoon bear. Continue reading DJI Made Spark Imaging Drone Cute With First Characterized Drone

Abris DG FLIRT Drone Is One Flirt Mapping Professionals Would Love

Despite its rather suggestive acronym, the Abris DG FLIRT is not out there to tease anyone. FLIRT is short for FLying Intelligent Robotic Tool and it is a new professional tool for aerial mapping and other remote sensing applications. FLIRT stands out as one unmanned aerial vehicle that is capable of capturing well-aligned images even in strong crosswinds. Abris DG has a video of it in action to show off what FLIRT can do and in it, you certainly won’t find it winking, or seducing anyone, except for professionals who are eager in getting the most accurate mapping possible. Continue reading Abris DG FLIRT Drone Is One Flirt Mapping Professionals Would Love