Camera Drones

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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Aerial photography drone manufacturer DJI just released its latest drone on Tuesday—the $1,399 Phantom 4—and the reviews are already overwhelmingly positive. “The drone for everyone.” “Outsmarts bad pilots.” “Blazingly fast and almost crash-proof.” So when I came across DJI’s pop-up shop and flying cage during South by Southwest Interactive, I had to take the Phantom […]

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Every time we post about autonomous delivery drones, we have to point out that despite the promises implied by overproduced and optimistic videos, the drones are simply not capable of autonomous navigation in complex environments. Same goes for those camera drones that promise to follow you: the videos inevitably show them following skiers on wide open […]

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MARCH 28–A hooker who was filmed by a drone as she serviced a john in the front seat of a car has pleaded guilty to a public lewdness charge, according to Oklahoma court records. Amanda Zolicoffer, 27, copped to the misdemeanor charge and was sentenced to a year in state prison, a term that will […]

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