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 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!
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
This is not the puny version from Air Hogs we seen three years ago. It is certainly not as detailed the official battle drones doled out by Propel, but this gigantic Star Wars Millennium Falcon XL Drone from Air Hogs wins with size. I mean, just look at this thing. It is huge! Measuring a colossal 27 by 20 inches (around 69 by 51 centimeters!), this infamous galactic freighter dwarfed most RC toys out there, let alone the previous “puny” examples we have seen and it is still perfectly suited for children. Well, at least, it is for kids of ages 14 and up… according to the toy maker. Continue reading Air Hogs’ Giant Size Millennium Falcon XL Drone Has Han And Chewie Onboard
There are just way too many drones in the sky. What if a new entrant thinks it could do better? How should it differentiate itself from the horde of imaging drones? Or even wrestle a piece of this lucrative pie from the de facto leader like DJI? As far as Airlango concern, it is all about autonomy and artificial intelligence combined, and also, pricing. Those are the differentiating qualities it demonstrates on its Mystic autonomous drone. Continue reading With AI, Mystic Drone Is Like Your Personal Photo/Videographer
Drones have made a lot of difference in our lives. They changed the way we talked selfie, below the water hull inspection, sprawl a new form of racing sport, and even elevates (pun intended) pranks. The toilet paper drone prank, pulled off by young CEO of Teal Drones, is example the latter. CEO George Matus thought it will be fun to give his COO Billy McGuire a memorable ‘present’ to mark the COO’s two years with the U.S-based drone maker. Continue reading Teal Drones’ CEO Took Toilet Paper Prank To A New Height With A Drone
Soon to go public Xiaomi is known for many things. Among what it is known for, it has known as the jack of all trades. Some even go as far as to ridicule it as the provision goods of the tech world, but the Chinese company remains undaunted. Another thing that the company is quite known for is, its blatant copy of existing products. While the mobile division has moved on and embark its own design perspective, we can’t say the same for the rest and that includes its toys. Continue reading Is This Xiaomi Truck Building Kit A Blatant Copy Of LEGO Technic?
Here’s a one-and-half minute video showing what a nano drone can do besides racing through tight spaces. What you are about to witness is a single, continuous take captured by a miniature, specialized camera like the RunCam Split Mini outfitted on a nano quadcopter. The video, which features Japanese JK group Onnanocos, was recorded in a high school building. The drone started from outside of the building, slipped in between the sakura tree before entering through the window to begin its various maneuver like going under the chairs, passing through the stretching arms and going past narrow spaces between two people. And there was a short chase scene too. Continue reading This Video Was Captured By A Nano Camera Drone In One, Continuous Take
The future of self-shot videos is in flying camera, AKA imaging drone. That being said, the market is certainly not lacking of them, but this one here, called LeveTop, stands out as the second drone we have seen to defy design conventions. Like the Ascent AeroSystems’ Sprite, the LeveTop is also cylindrical, but a clever design allows it to retain the proven quadcopter configuration. It features a quadruple fold-down frame that stows away into the body, thus creating a highly portable form factor that is no bigger than a medium size mug and weighs under a pound. Continue reading LeveTop Is An Autonomous Folding Drone That Is Super Affordable
An enterprising drone enthusiast known as LunchboxFPV has came up with a brilliant solution for the ultimate FPV experience. Billed as the Swiss Army knife for the drone community, the Da Lunchbox is a multipurpose tool, concealed as a playful lunchbox, designed for drone pilot of variety of skill levels. But really is Da Lunchbox. Well, it is a self-contained box that has everything you need to take to take your drone to sky in first-person view. This means, it has got a display, dual antennas, and whatnot, which you would otherwise need to purchase separately to enable the FPV experience. It is loaded with features – 14 of them to be exact – designed with inputs from 14 of the best micro drone pilots and practical advises from manufacturers and engineers. Continue reading Meet The Swiss Army Knife Of FPV Drone Flying, Da Lunchbox