Camera Drones

There are few ways to build more street cred as an uber-smart guy than by deftly manning the controls of a tricked-out, fully-customized aerial camera drone and telling impressed onlookers, “Yeah, I built that.” That’s what you’ll be able to say after picking up this ridiculously cool deal, the FlexBot DIY Camera-Drone Kit, now only […]

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Editors Note: This week IEEE Spectrum is covering CeBIT, the enormous information and communications technology show that takes place annually in Hanover, Germany. For up-to-the-second updates, you can follow our CeBIT Ninja, Stephen Cass, on Twitter (@stephencass), or catch daily highlights throughout the week here.  Once upon a time there was a very odd British […]

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AURORA, Colo. — Police are searching for two men who tried stealing three drones from a Remote Control Hobbies store on Monday afternoon, the Aurora Police Department said. The thieves are seen on surveillance video walking around the store at 15450 East Smoky Hill Road looking at remote control cars and planes. Within about five […]

CHANDLER, AZ – The manager of a drone store in Chandler hopes video surveillance helps catch a crook who broke into the store. The video shows someone shattering the front glass door at Drones Plus and then pilfering the store for electronics. “It’s frustrating,” said Cory Burright, the manager. The break-in happened at approximately 5 […]

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As promised, DJI is going to start shipping the Inspire 1 RAW Edition drone and the Zenmuse X5R mirrorless camera this month. Starting next week, DJI will be shipping out the drone with camera to those who preordered, and will then start shipping the camera by itself a few days later. Direct orders will also […]

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