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DJI Goggles let you control your drone and camera with a turn of the head

DJI Goggles let you control your drone and camera with a turn of the head The Goggles are the drone giant’s first FPV headset.But DJI Goggles are about more than getting that first-person perspective — different control modes allow a turn of the head to adjust the direction of the drone, or the movement of the gimbal.

Zerotech Dobby drone set to get 4K big brother with longer flights this summer

Zerotech Dobby drone set to get 4K big brother with longer flights this summer The company behind the Dobby pocket drone will be launching an advanced folding drone later this year, after dropping the price on its original small selfie drone.On Monday, April 24, Zerotech teased for a summer launch of the new Hesper Advanced Pocket Drone.

Check out the ‘world’s first spherical drone display’ from Docomo

Check out the ‘world’s first spherical drone display’ from Docomo We’ve already witnessed Intel’s ambitious bid to excite us with its drone display at Disney Springs, and marveled at the astonishing “drone ballet” performed in the shadow of Mount Fuji.Heck, those bizarre “dancing drone umbrellas” even had us sitting up and taking notice.

DJI could be about to unveil its smallest drone yet

DJI could be about to unveil its smallest drone yet Smaller text at the bottom has DJI teasing a “big announcement,” with the word “big” in all caps.With the emphasis on size, you might be tempted to believe DJI is preparing to unveil a drone of humongous proportions, a massive beast the size of a helicopter with propellors to match, or thereabouts.

DJI is offering a huge cash reward in a bid to solve an airport drone mystery

DJI is offering a huge cash reward in a bid to solve an airport drone mystery Airports spring to mind, and for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the troubling issue of rogue drones flying close to planes is a growing one.The most recent FAA data, collected between February and September 2016, listed 1,274 possible drone sightings by U.

Take to the skies with a DIY racing drone in an aerial Grand Prix

Take to the skies with a DIY racing drone in an aerial Grand Prix Interested in getting into the drone racing scene, but don’t know how to get started?The acronym you’ll quickly come to learn in drone racing is “FPV,” which stands for “First Person View.

FAA concludes that drones are safer than you may have thought

FAA concludes that drones are safer than you may have thought Why it matters to you If your instinct is to run away when you see a drone headed toward you, a new FAA report suggests that you may not need to react that way.Much to drone company DJI’s delight, a new FAA-commissioned report assures us that we have nothing to fear when it comes to drones.

Fly a real drone through a virtual obstacle course in DJI’s first AR game

Fly a real drone through a virtual obstacle course in DJI’s first AR game Real life drone, meet your new virtual obstacle course.Launched on Tuesday, the Drone Prix AR allows DJI pilots to fly through obstacle courses, avoiding objects and collecting points — much like a typical racing video game, except for flying the actual drone instead of a virtual race car.

It’s a big world out there. Here’s how to shoot it with your new drone

It’s a big world out there. Here’s how to shoot it with your new drone But just because your drone can capture photos and videos doesn’t mean you’ll be the next Ansel Adams or Quentin Tarantino.Understanding this, we took to the task of laying out the basics for drone enthusiasts who need to make the most of any aerial shoot.

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 Says its New Spark Is the Flying Camera for Everyone

DJI Says its New Spark Is the Flying Camera for Everyone With its new Spark “personal drone,” DJI is hoping to change that.The Spark is tiny for a full-featured drone, about the same size and weight as a soda can.

Brutal video shows exactly why orcas are called killer whales

Brutal video shows exactly why orcas are called killer whales An intense drone video out of the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia shows the impressive hunting abilities of a pod of orcas In the clip, filmed by Team Trip, a Russian tour operator, a pod of orcas can be seen feeding on a minke whale, believe to be over 30 feet long.Orcas often hunt in packs, and are known as one of the most brutal predators in the ocean.

Lovable Japanese Camera Drone Joins ISS Crew

Lovable Japanese Camera Drone Joins ISS Crew Meet Int-Ball, the newest, and most adorable, member of the International Space Station.The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Friday published early photos and videos captured by the JEM International Ball Camera (or Int-Ball, as it is affectionately known).

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.

Tree-Planting Drones Boost Global Ecosystems

Tree-Planting Drones Boost Global Ecosystems The multi-stage process, as described by Fast Company, begins with mapping drones, which fly over a selected area, collecting data on ground topography, existing biodiversity, and obstructions.A second group of drones then set off, following the map and firing biodegradable seed pods into the soil; each UAV can drop 300 pods across one hectare (2.

Woman tries to make a funny face at a drone and falls right into a fountain

Woman tries to make a funny face at a drone and falls right into a fountain Usually drone fails include a crash of some sort.Not this time.

MIT's RFID Drone Inventory System Could Save Retailers Billions

MIT's RFID Drone Inventory System Could Save Retailers Billions Warehouses across the country squander billions of dollars each year on lost inventory—no thanks to radio frequency ID tags.But, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a plan to reform the technology using drones.

Dreams of Weed-Delivering Drones Crushed by California Lawmakers

Dreams of Weed-Delivering Drones Crushed by California Lawmakers The California Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control last week unveiled new rules that would ban drones from delivering marijuana.1, the proposed regulations include “safety and security provisions” for moving product: “Cannabis goods will be required to be transported inside commercial vehicles or trailers,” the program description said.