July 11, 2018

Another of the Anafi’s more unique features is that the camera can point directly down and directly up. I can totally see how this could be used to create some interesting shots, even if I haven’t executed any personally. Filming a plane flying directly overhead, for example — maybe with some treetops in the shot […]

Military inventions have a knack for taking the commercial markets by storm. Think of innovations such as the jet engine, microwaves, GPS, and even disposable razors – all these started their lives on military drawing boards, and all have risen to become multibillion-dollar commercial industries. Now there’s another innovation on the cusp of joining that […]

Israel shot down an unarmed drone that entered its airspace from Syria on Wednesday afternoon local time, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said. The firing of a Patriot missile at the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) triggered rocket sirens in Israel’s Golan Heights and Jordan Valley regions, and shortly after videos appeared on social media showing […]

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in the northern Mexican state of Baja California say that a drone carrying two deactivated grenades landed on a property owned by the state’s security chief. The state government statement says Gerardo Manuel Sosa Olachea does not use the property in Tecate and was not present, but state police guarding […]

Image: Axon, Shutterstock The Police Foundation doesn’t want the police to call drones “drones.” Because of the public’s association with “military-style weapons like the Predator,” the organization’s 311 page report reads, the term “drone” is “a major obstacle to law enforcement’s ability to convince the public” that police drone programs “could actually increase public safety, […]

AMERICAN FORK, Utah – Police released surveillance stills of a man accused of stealing two drones from a store in American Fork. The suspect allegedly stole the drones from a Target store, the American Fork Police Department said. The suspect appeared in surveillance footage to be a white male, wearing a grey shirt and a […]