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Augmented reality and drones? Sounds like a good time

Augmented reality and drones? Sounds like a good time Edgybees, an augmented reality technology company, launched today a new augmented reality mobile app for use with DJI drones, including the Phantom 3, the Phantom 4 and the Mavic Pro.Developed using DJI’s software development kit, the 'Drone Prix' augmented reality app allows users to hone their drone flying skills in an immersive way.

Guy figured out how to take awesome aerial shots without a drone

Guy figured out how to take awesome aerial shots without a drone Thanks to drones, adventurers and sports enthusiasts can achieve movie-like shots without much training.You just need to fork over enough cash to actually buy a drone.

Hands on Review: Mota JetJat Nano-C Camera Drone

Hands on Review: Mota JetJat Nano-C Camera Drone The Mota JetJat Nano-C isn’t what you think of when you hear the word ‘drone’.It’s tiny, weighing just 17 grams, and and sounds more like a frisky mosquito than a quadcopter.

Hands On With the DJI Mavic Pro: A Serious Drone That Fits in Your Daypack

Hands On With the DJI Mavic Pro: A Serious Drone That Fits in Your Daypack But with the introduction of DJI’s practically pocket-sized Mavic Pro ($999 at Amazon), I decided to take the plunge.But the Mavic Pro is also completely competent for a wide range of serious applications.

DJI to Drone Customers: Upgrade Your Firmware or Practically Give Up Flying

DJI to Drone Customers: Upgrade Your Firmware or Practically Give Up Flying ” The update goes on to say existing flight safety limitations like geofencing boundaries and altitude limits remain the same.Users will have to download and install a new version of the DJI app to their mobile devices.

Remember the drone that delivered Domino's pizza? It's now at MOTAT

Remember the drone that delivered Domino's pizza? It's now at MOTAT You may remember a time when New Zealand was divided as to whether pizza delivery by drone was going to be the way of the future.The DRU drone, developed by drone delivery makers Flirtey, has been accepted into the Aviation collection at Auckland's MOTAT.

Russian Company Is Selling Mods to Bypass DJI Drone Safety Features

Russian Company Is Selling Mods to Bypass DJI Drone Safety Features After a series of stern warnings from government regulators, DJI was forced to put safety measures in place on its drone aircraft.Now, a Russian company, ironically called CopterSafe, is allowing drone owners to bypass these restrictions.

A man escaped maximum-security prison in South Carolina thanks to a drone

A man escaped maximum-security prison in South Carolina thanks to a drone Amazon isn't the only one experimenting with drone delivery.A man in South Carolina escaped from a maximum-security prison after wire cutters were delivered to him — apparently by drone, according to officials.

NASA's drone killer does not play around

NASA's drone killer does not play around The technology finally passed NASA's software compliance process, and it looks really effective.This is why there are two zones leading up to the no-fly zones — not just one.

This tiny Japanese space agency drone is giving us a glimpse of life in space

This tiny Japanese space agency drone is giving us a glimpse of life in space If you've ever wondered about what it's like to be inside the International Space Station through the lens of, say, a drone, look no further.According to the JAXA, the Int-Ball was initially delivered to "Kibo," the Japanese Experiment Module on the International Space Station, on June 4, 2017, aboard SpaceX's uncrewed Dragon capsule.

A security robot just drowned itself, so score one for mankind

A security robot just drowned itself, so score one for mankind What else could explain the July 17 actions of a Knightscope security robot at the Washington Harbour shopping mall?It's an undignified end to a tragic life, but no one ever said being a rent-a-cop was easy.

The Navy's silent drone destroyer is this ridiculously powerful laser

The Navy's silent drone destroyer is this ridiculously powerful laser The Navy's new Laser Weapon System (LaWS) is essentially a silent ray gun that brings a huge wrath onto electronic targets of all kinds, namely drones.Just like any other laser, LaWS hits its target with loads of photons (or particles of light).

Humanity confuses its loyalties and builds a shrine for that drowned security robot

Humanity confuses its loyalties and builds a shrine for that drowned security robot When news broke that a security robot mall-copping its way through the Washington Harbour gave up and drowned itself, we all rightly celebrated the admittedly small victory for mankind.So why am I now finding out that you went and built this thing a shrine?

Adorable Japanese Camera Drone Now Lives Aboard the ISS

Adorable Japanese Camera Drone Now Lives Aboard the ISS The International Space Station (ISS) has a new resident, but it’s not a human—it’s a drone.The small spherical drone was constructed by Japanese space agency JAXA with a special orientation system that allows it to maneuver around the ISS and capture video.

The mini-drone swarm is ming! MIT researchers crack the de to miniaturising drones

The mini-drone swarm is ming! MIT researchers crack the de to miniaturising drones They have built flying prototypes that are the size of a bumblebee and loaded it with even tinier sensors and cameras.Thus far, they have managed to miniaturise almost every part of a drone, except for the brains of the operation, the computer chip.

UK officials lay down new drone rules for amateur users

UK officials lay down new drone rules for amateur users Operating a drone in the UK just got a little tougher, and safer.On Saturday, the UK government posted new rules governing the use of drones weighing over 250 grams (about half a pound), with input from the Department for Transport, the Civil Aviation Authority, and the Military Aviation Authority.

The sky is falling! Keep an eye out for drones plummeting from the heavens

The sky is falling! Keep an eye out for drones plummeting from the heavens On the DJI support forum, several users have complained that their drones are losing power mid-flight.Some forum posters suggest that some of the crashes could’ve been user error, but others shared their drones’ flight logs and showed nothing out of the ordinary had been happening before the crash.

You can fly this drone around the office without getting fired — maybe

You can fly this drone around the office without getting fired — maybe After all, they’re meant to soar through the skies, not careen around your coworkers’ cubicles.But if you really want to combat office boredom with some sick piloting skills, the tiny SKEYE Pico Drone is a great choice that probably won’t get you escorted out of the building.