Camera Drones

If humans someday discover traces of life on Venus, a Boulder drone company will have contributed to the achievement. Black Swift Technologies, a local engineering firm that specializes in unmanned aircraft systems, has been awarded a NASA contract to develop a drone that will study Venus’ upper atmosphere. While NASA so far only provided Black […]

Compared to any other lightweight, bargain drone, the DJI Mavic Air has, up until now, hovered well above its rivals.  Its compact frame, robust 4K camera and impeccable obstacle avoidance AI make for a near-flawless choice for drone enthusiasts and newcomers alike.  Last week, French drone maker Parrot decided to come for DJI’s throne. The […]

When you’re creating videos, B-roll provides a great way to transition or set up scenes. Time lapse video has been a staple in video production due to its unique, cinematic look and feel. Now you can elevate your B-roll by going beyond the time lapse strategy—literally. Create hyperlapse footage to use between scenes and blow […]

The Eurosatory defense show in Paris is mainly focused on equipment for land forces, but this includes air defense systems, and inevitably these days, a variety of small drones and counter-drone systems. There were plenty of these on display at this week’s event, notably including VTOL attack drones. Meanwhile, Lockheed Martin brought news of some […]

Summer is finally here, which means it’s finally time to replace that drone you crashed on Christmas Day. Here’s some advice. Don’t buy an expensive drone if you don’t know how to fly. Cheap drones have gotten really good, and there’s no better way to hone your skills without exploding money into the side of […]

Waterproofing the camera-drone was naturally the first thing on the list, here. Additionally, designing a drone that could take off and land stably from the rocking of an ocean immersed boat was equally important.  “We went through a few different revisions,” said Geoghegan. “Eventually, it worked perfectly.”  A few miles off Sydney’s shore, the team […]

Waterproofing the camera-drone was naturally the first thing on the list, here. Additionally, designing a drone that could take off and land stably from the rocking of an ocean immersed boat was equally important.  “We went through a few different revisions,” said Geoghegan. “Eventually, it worked perfectly.”  A few miles off Sydney’s shore, the team […]

The LeveTop camera-drone looks like a soda pop can and adds that appreciated portability factor to its target recreational UAV audience. According to Digital Trends, the LeveTop isn’t just sleek and easily transportable, though, as it’s a full-fledged camera-drone that weighs less than a pound and can fly at up to 33 miles per hour […]

The LeveTop camera-drone looks like a soda pop can and adds that appreciated portability factor to its target recreational UAV audience. According to Digital Trends, the LeveTop isn’t just sleek and easily transportable, though, as it’s a full-fledged camera-drone that weighs less than a pound and can fly at up to 33 miles per hour […]

Powie/Pixabay Drones are finding a place in so many industries lately that it’s little surprise police departments have also been testing the technology for crime-fighting operations. The city of Ensenada in Mexico, for example, has recently achieved positive results using just a single quadcopter, Wired reported this week. The flying machine has helped to cut […]

Axon Enterprise (NASDAQ:AAXN) has been expanding its product portfolio, connecting its body cameras and fleet cameras with services like cloud storage and records management for law enforcement. Now, it’s taking to the skies in a partnership with DJI, the industry leader in consumer drones.  The linkup is notable because it brings drones into the tool […]

In Ensenada, a Mexican city about two hours south of Tijuana, a new crime fighter has taken to the skies. It’s not a bird, or a plane, or Superman. It’s a drone. And over a few months on patrol, it’s had quite the impact. The city’s police department claims the solitary DJI Inspire 1 Quadcopter […]

It’s been a while since Parrot released a new consumer-level drone, but today, June 6, at a press conference in New York City, the company pulled the curtain back on a new addition to its fleet: a high-end, folding quadcopter named Anafi. Whereas Parrot’s earlier drones were more on the toyish side of the spectrum, and […]