June 28, 2017

Despite online documentation support and instructions charitably described as a nightmare, the Hover Camera Passport is a good solution for most —but only time, and usage tells the tale. The Hover Camera Passport shipped at the end of 2016 for $599 as an Apple Store exclusive and promised to be a gateway for easy drone […]

x Embed x Share CLOSE Demonstrators protesting the use of military drones block McKinley Avenue in front of the Air National Guard base in Des Moines on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Buy Photo Police watch protesters blocking McKinley Avenue near the Des Moines airport on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.(Photo: Michael Zamora/The Register)Buy Photo A group […]

A Key West attorney whose firm this month wrangled a $10.75 million settlement from a local resort has donated a $3,000 drone to the city’s police and fire departments. It was the same drone, a DJI Phantom 4, that Stuart Grossman’s legal team used to investigate a diving incident that left their client paralyzed from […]

Living in Dubai these days must feel a bit like Detroit circa 2043, minus the shadowy megacorporation turning murdered cops into baddie-slaying cyborgs. Fresh off the oil kingdom’s plans to create an autonomous drone taxi service—and an attempt at their very own RoboCop—the Dubai Police Force has announced the creation of a fleet of self-driving, […]

The research and development departments of the world’s defense companies have barely begun to explore all the different applications for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), or drones. And governments, aware of this, are growing increasingly eager to find out what else they could do. In early June, the European Commission came up with a new plan […]

Tom Cheshire, Technology Correspondent Hellfire missiles or hashtags: what’s your favourite type of drone? Few technologies leave as much room for interpretation as unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs. Over the last few months, I’ve been gawping at the “dronestagram” hashtag on Instagram. It’s a compendium of engrossing photos, all taken from the unique elevation – […]