October 2018

SwellPro SprySwellPro The Spry has to be the brainchild of someone who went to the beach with their shiny new drone, crashed it into the ocean, and then thought, hey, wait a minute… That’s because the Spry can fly, float, and submerge, all while recording 4K stabilized video. I’m not big on product-based Kickstarters, but […]

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LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to the latest market research report released by Technavio, the global consumer camera drones market is expected to accelerate at a CAGR of over 15% during the forecast period. Advancement in sensors and emergence of low-cost drones is one of the key factors triggering the growth of the market. This research report titled […]

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The “Global Drone Identification Systems Market 2018 Research Report” is an extensive Drone Identification Systems Market research report contains an introduction on new trends that can guide the businesses performing in the Drone Identification Systems industry to understand the market and make the strategies for their business growth accordingly. The Drone Identification Systems research report […]

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the Dallas Police Department is pursuing drone technology to help fight crime. (Huntington Beach.gov) Authorities in Dallas are pursuing the use of drones to assist in their duties to locate suspects and access areas that are unreachable by helicopters. Paul Stokes, Dallas assistant police chief, outlined the department’s planned use of the drones during a recent […]

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A couple of drones on Amazon have been catching my eye lately, the Holy Stone HS100 (about $250) and HS100G (about $280). It hasn’t been the specifications of these drones that have been grabbing my attention. Rather, it has been the stellar Amazon reviews (4.6 stars) and the number of Amazon reviews (over 1,300) that I […]

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The SESAR Joint Undertaking GOF U-Space project in Estonia and Finland demonstrates that Europe is on course with its implementation of U-space, an initiative that aims to ensure safe and secure drone traffic management. The project therefore not only accelerates the realisation of manned and unmanned mobility in the lower airspace, taking into account the […]

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(Reuters) – The helicopter crash that killed Leicester City soccer club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was not caused by a police drone, Leicestershire Police said on Monday, as investigations continue into how the accident happened. Thai businessman Srivaddhanaprabha died along with four others when his helicopter crashed and then exploded outside the club’s King Power Stadium […]

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Photo: DJI DJI just announced the rumored (and leaked) Mavic 2 Enterprise. It looks a lot like the consumer-focused Mavic 2 series, but the drone itself can now support payloads that give pilots new airborne tools. You might say it’s a bit like taking a regular camera drone and giving it superpowers that might enable […]

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The Gauteng Department of Infrastructure Development (DID), with the assistance of the University of Johannesburg’s (UJ’s) Centre for Applied Research and Innovation in the Built Environment, is achieving unprecedented monitoring of the infrastructure development and construction projects that it is executing on behalf of the Gauteng provincial government. This has been achieved by combining digital […]

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The 21st Century is turning into the century of drones — in business, in recreation, and even in war. One development I’ve been waiting for years to see, though, is the invention of a drone aircraft capable of shooting down another drone aircraft in air-to-air combat. So imagine my surprise when I heard not only […]

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Investigators working to find out what caused the helicopter crash that resulted in the death of Leicester City’s owner and his four fellow passengers have recovered the aircraft’s flight recorder, according to the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB). Thai businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four other people were killed in Saturday’s crash outside the King Power Stadium […]

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