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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

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

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

Air Hogs’ Giant Size Millennium Falcon XL Drone Has Han And Chewie Onboard

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

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?