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A drone mounted with a camera can give firefighers a tactical advantage, allowing them to gain an aerial view overhead. Local firefighters used the technology to help fight a fire, likely for the first time, this past weekend at Letterkenny Army Depot. (Harrisburg) — The Pennsylvania House is voting to criminalize the use of drones […]

(TNS) — Oregon City, Ohio’s police and fire departments will soon be the sole owners of an unmanned aircraft, or drone. Oregon City Council voted unanimously tonight to purchase a Matrice 100 quadcopter from Toledo Aerial Media for $35,449. The device is built to military specifications, and the price includes a zoom lens, high-resolution camera, thermal camera, […]

WASHINGTON—A long- promised plan by President Barack Obama to shift control of drone campaigns around the world gives the U.S. military more responsibility but retains a Central Intelligence Agency role in the targeted-killing program, according to officials briefed on the arrangement. Mr. Obama’s plan settles a three-year turf battle among the CIA, the Pentagon and […]

DJI has announced the India availability of the Phantom 4 drone and its Micro Four Thirds (MFT) handheld camera called the Osmo RAW. The products will be available via AVCS Systems India Pvt. Ltd. and is priced at Rs. 1,21,000 (plus taxes) for the Phantom 4 and roughly Rs. 3,00,000 (plus taxes) for the Osmo […]

If you’re done with selfie sticks and are looking for what comes next in the narcissistic world of self-photography, look no further than Hover Camera, a new “personal” drone that gives you a different — more aerial — view of you and your life. Hover Camera is a tiny foldable drone that hovers around you, controlled by a […]

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MLive file photo  BARRY COUNTY, MI — Police are investigating if a drone flight had any link to a two-car crash that injured six, including sending three to hospitals in medical helicopters, in Barry County on Friday. Flight personnel responding to the crash scene at M-43 and M-179 outside of Hastings told authorities they observed […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 23 (UPI) — A wedding photographer in Brazil immortalized his own mistake when he crashed his video drone into a tree branch during the ceremony. The video features a drone’s-eye-view of a wedding ceremony in progress in Brazil as the drone flies away from the couple for a wider shot. The […]