Camera Drones

Take a virtual flight over Boulder and the surrounding foothills with this four-minute, drone-shot film — suitably titled “Above Boulder” — that was created by Kjell Redal, a multimedia storyteller who’s based in Washington state but grew up in Boulder. The film, which Redall says was shot exclusively with a DJI Phantom 3 4K drone, […]

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Drones have been one of the biggest tech stories of the last few years. Fortunately, drone technology is now cheap enough for the casual hobbyist. If you’re looking to fly without making a major financial commitment, our DT Shop currently offers World Tech Toys’ Prowler HD Camera Spy Drone for $140, a savings of $80. The […]

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Apple‘s (AAPL) iPhone 7 could make people think twice about buying a separate action camera from the likes of GoPro (GPRO), says Pacific Crest Securities analyst Brad Erickson. “The camera on the new phone features 4K video recording at 30 frames per second, uses improved optical image stabilization and is water resistant,” Erickson said in […]

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Parrot’s Ubuntu- and ROS-driven, Tegra K1 based “S.L.A.M.dunk” development kit has a stereo camera and sensors that adds obstacle avoidance to drones. Parrot’s S.L.A.M.dunk, which is named for its integrated Simultaneous Localization and Mapping algorithm, can be added to any Linux-driven drone to help it navigate indoors or in other barrier-rich outdoor environments where GPS […]

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The camera snaps photos, of course, with a burst mode to make sure you “trap” the perfect picture. Video is grabbed at 1080p/30fps. ZeroTech told me the camera is similar to that found in phones like the Xioami Mi 4. The idea being, a mobile-style shooter takes better personal photos — no fisheye, or wide […]

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“If I can take it out of my jacket pocket and throw it up into the air, or just put it on the ground and push a button, and it goes up and it takes a photo […] that’s the kind of functionality.” Right now, DJI makes no such product. It’s current consumer series, the […]

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Trying to keep brand new products under wraps would be a lot easier if it wasn’t for those pesky local webmasters clicking publish at the wrong times – and it seems that the Italian GoPro website might have given us a premature look at the company’s upcoming drone, as well as the Hero 5 action […]

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