Tag Archives: Quadcopter

With AI, Mystic Drone Is Like Your Personal Photo/Videographer

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

Teal Drones’ CEO Took Toilet Paper Prank To A New Height With A Drone

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

Is This Xiaomi Truck Building Kit A Blatant Copy Of LEGO Technic?

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?

This Video Was Captured By A Nano Camera Drone In One, Continuous Take

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

LeveTop Is An Autonomous Folding Drone That Is Super Affordable

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

Meet The Swiss Army Knife Of FPV Drone Flying, Da Lunchbox

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

PITTA Is Modular, It Is An Action Cam, A Selfie Drone And Also A Security Cam

Have you ever thought about what if your action cam could fly? Wait. What am I talking about. Of course, it can, but that thing that fly and taking images is called action cam. So, it is not exactly the kind of action cam most people would have imagined. That said, what we are talking about here isn’t a separate device either. We are talking about the very same device which you use to take ground shots, doing aerial imaging. Sounds impossible? Well, not quite because PITTA is the exactly that. As a matter of fact, PITTA, the brainchild of Eyedea, Inc., is more than just an action cam and a drone; it is also a home security camera if you need it to be. Continue reading PITTA Is Modular, It Is An Action Cam, A Selfie Drone And Also A Security Cam

DJI Announced A Super Portable Mavic Imaging Drone Called Mavic Air

DJI has never known for small drone. The smallest the China drone maker ever had until today is the Mavic. TBH, Mavic is not that small and therefore, it may not tickles some people’s fancy. But that changes a couple of days ago when the company announced an all-new Mavic, called Mavic Air. So how small are we talking about? Well, it is really small, like smartphone kind of small. When folded down, the DJI Mavic Air is not bigger than an iPhone 8 Plus which lead the company to proclaim it as the drone maker’s smallest drone yet. Continue reading DJI Announced A Super Portable Mavic Imaging Drone Called Mavic Air

Parrot’s Newest Drones Are Here To Help Firefighters And Farmers

For an organization who knows drone like DJI did, it is a bit of surprise that Parrot did not dive into the commercial sector until of late when it positioned its consumer drones as 3D modelling and mapping. Anyways, it is a logical business progression which the French company is following up with two new drones, Bebop-Pro Thermo and Bluegrass, aimed at firefighters and farmers, respectively. The firefighting drone is, as the product name hinted, is based on the company’s Bebop drone. It does not fight fire per se (obviously…), but with a 14MP camera and FLIR One Pro thermal imaging camera, Bebop-Pro Thermo can serve as eyes in the sky during critical rescue missions. Continue reading Parrot’s Newest Drones Are Here To Help Firefighters And Farmers

Airdog Takes The Next-Gen Handsfree Camera Drone To Kickstarter

AirDog, the pioneer of digital leash drone, is back with a second auto-follow camera drone called Airdog ADII. This backpack-able drone (granted, you will need a full-size backpack for it) features an advanced intelligent tracking technology that adapts to the terrain that it is flying over. So, there’s no worry that your cycling adventure may take under some trees because, ADII will know to go over them and keep up with you when you emerge from the woods. Unlike most auto-follow drones which are controller first, auto-follow second, ADII is built from the ground up to be a handsfree drone. In other words, ADII involves zero manned operation. Continue reading Airdog Takes The Next-Gen Handsfree Camera Drone To Kickstarter