State police are tabling plans to put their own drone in the sky for search-and-rescue and other missions before it even got off the ground, saying other “funding priorities” have forced them to put the program on hold indefinitely. The Herald reported last May that state police were soliciting proposals for a $150,000 unmanned aerial […]

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  Federal appeals court dismisses drone lawsuit By Tom Hall 23 April 2016 On Thursday, the federal appeals court for Washington, DC dismissed a longstanding lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to compel the CIA to release documents pertaining to its criminal drone assassination program. The unsigned five-page ruling justified its decision with […]

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You can save 59% on the cool Jumping Racer Drone in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store, this fun drone with WiFi camera normally retails for $250 and we have it available in our deals store for just $99.99. The Jumping Racer Drone comes with a VGA video camera and 4GB of built in storage, more […]

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If there’s a drone that can claim ownership of consumer airspace, it’s DJI’s Phantom. The company’s white, 4K-camera-toting quadcopter is the Prius of the skies; hip, accessible, and ubiquitous. DJI Phantom 4 8/10 Wired Automated flight features make it possible to fly places and get shots previous models could not. It’s harder to crash into […]

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CONCORD, N.H. (April 22, 2016) – on Wednesday, a New Hampshire Senate committee  passed a bill that would restrict the warrantless or weaponized use of drones by state and local law enforcement.  The legislation would not only establish important privacy protections at the state level, they would also help thwart the federal surveillance state. Rep. […]

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TNN | Apr 20, 2016, 11.28 PM IST Hyderabad: For the first time in the city, three persons were arrested for using a drone camera to capture visuals of a wedding at a function hall in Pet Basheerabad. Usage of drone cameras has been banned in the city. The arrested were identified as K Roop […]

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AKITA – A northeastern city renowned for its cherry blossom is teaming up with a software developer to film the scene using drones, in a bid to boost tourism and assist in the upkeep of the trees. Senboku in Akita Prefecture, which boasts the cherry trees in its Kakunodate district, is one of the several […]

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Nabila’s favorite memories of her grandmother come from weddings. It didn’t matter who was getting married – relative or neighbor – her grandmother, Mamana, was an active participant, owing to her matriarchal perch above their village. Mamana was as responsible as she was festive. An uneducated woman, she was the local midwife, and served as […]

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Petbasheerabad police of Cyberabad on Wednesday arrested three persons, including an owner of a function hall, as they used a drone camera to film a wedding. This is the first time in recent times that the police have made arrests for usage of drones. “The arrests were made for violating orders of the Cyberabad Commissioner […]

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AKITA – A northeastern city renowned for its cherry blossom is teaming up with a software developer to film the scene using drones, in a bid to boost tourism and assist in the upkeep of the trees. Senboku in Akita Prefecture, which boasts the cherry trees in its Kakunodate district, is one of the several […]

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FireRescue1 Staff FLIR Systems, Inc. will begin distributing drone-powered thermal imaging to firefighters, emergency response teams and search and rescue operations. FLIR will distribute two configurations of the FLIR Aerial First Responder Kit, basic or advanced, with the bundled packages of the DJI Zenmuse XT with the DJI Inspire 1 drone. The drone packages can […]

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With all the furore about drones today, it’s easy to forget that blimps once ruled the skies over sporting events. But one company believes that big airships still have plenty to offer in this area, so has developed an aerial platform that carries broadcast gear and won’t wreak havoc should it come crashing to the […]

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