July 10, 2018

Special Spark And Mavic Discounts Help Drone Enthusiasts Into The Air DJI PRESS RELEASE – July 10, 2018 – DJI, the world leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, will reduce prices on its drones, including the Spark and Mavic Pro, by up to $300 as part of its Amazon Prime Day promotion. The discount […]

In our iLounge Deal for today, we’re offering the SKEYE Nano 2 Camera Drone for only $29 — that’s 50% off the regular price. This shockingly agile and tiny flying machine allows you to perform cool airborne stunts like figure eights, banking turns, flips, and more, both indoors and out, and the HD, Wi-Fi controlled […]

Airlango just launched the Mystic, an artificial intelligence-powered camera-drone that responds to your hand gestures and autonomously recognizes and follows you. The Kickstarter project has already reached the halfway mark of its $30,000 requirement. With a solid month left until deadline, and the novelty of some pretty exciting gesture-based flight commands, the Mystic seems less […]

As part of the U.S. military’s effort to provide infantry personnel with new surveillance tools, branches like the Marines Corps planned to give every infantry squad small drones. But the Pentagon has began grounding some quadcopters which may present cybersecurity concerns. In May, the Department of Defense began issuing memos to stop certain branches from purchasing drones, saying the […]

In 2016, Amazon Web Services released Rekognition, a service that lets users analyze digital imagery in order to identify objects, including faces, based on a machine-learning algorithm. The company has touted uses for this product that include identifying triggering content in images, determining emotions in an image, cashier-less grocery stores (which they have implemented in […]

Parrot’s philosophy is completely different. A spokesperson told me the company trusts you to obey the laws (including registering your drone, by the way). They don’t want to babysit you or take away your independence. On one hand, that sounds like Parrot’s excuse for putting no obstacle-avoidance sensors into the Anafi—by far its greatest weakness. If […]

July 09–WAXAHACHIE, TX — Waxahachie Police and Firefighters are taking public safety to a new altitude, as each department is working to incorporate the use of a drone into its operations. Waxahachie Police officer David Bittle stated drones were initially brought into law enforcement to help document accidents and outside crime scenes, which are spread […]

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