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From the sky to your door, Amazon’s drones are coming – here’s what you should know

From the sky to your door, Amazon’s drones are coming – here’s what you should know Right now, this super-fast shipping service depends on delivery trucks, and only works if you live fairly close to one of Amazon’s warehouses.More: The best drone you can buy That’s where Amazon’s efforts to introduce drone delivery come in.

Canon’s first drone is here — and it’s flying with a rumored $40K price tag

Canon’s first drone is here — and it’s flying with a rumored $40K price tag The drone isn’t built by Canon — the company announced last September an investment in the Japanese industrial drone company Prodrone Co.that would allow the imaging company to supply their cameras and use their branding and distribution networks to sell the drone.

Yuneec’s budget Breeze drone gains live-streaming capability in latest update

Yuneec’s budget Breeze drone gains live-streaming capability in latest update In an app update announced on Facebook on April 10, the company added live-streaming capability to the Breeze Cam app that’s available for both iOS and Android.The app update allows Breeze users to stream in 720p HD resolution.

Yes, that’s a selfie drone flying around in your local Apple Store

Yes, that’s a selfie drone flying around in your local Apple Store If you visit an Apple Store from this week and hear a loud buzzing noise in the vicinity, don’t worry — it’s not a giant mosquito flying toward your head at speed.Instead, it’ll most likely be the Hover Camera Passport … in which case you might still want to watch your head.

Parrot bumps up its Bebop 2 drone with better accessories to fly it like a video game

Parrot bumps up its Bebop 2 drone with better accessories to fly it like a video game The Bebop 2 FPV is essentially the same drone, except for new accessories that help change how it feels to fly.We took the Bebop 2 FPV for more than a few piloting sessions to get a grip on how this bundle flies.

For $75,000, you can get the world’s first broadcast-quality 6K VR drone

For $75,000, you can get the world’s first broadcast-quality 6K VR drone Meet the Flying Eye from 360 Designs, heralded as the world’s first broadcast-quality 6K VR drone.Thanks to this high-tech system, live VR streams can be shared just about anywhere in the world via YouTube, Facebook, or VR headsets, and all in high quality.

What happens when a drone is hit by lightning? It’s not pretty

What happens when a drone is hit by lightning? It’s not pretty What happens when you cross a drone with a lightning bolt?Richard Gardner set up the lab to create a lightning strike rated at more than 1 million volts of electricity.

Score a professionally refurbished DJI Phantom drone for as little as $329

Score a professionally refurbished DJI Phantom drone for as little as $329 The Phantom 3 Standard is listed at $399 on the DJI website, but a $70 discount brings the refurbished model down to just $329.This is actually an even better deal than advertised, as other retailers are currently offering this Phantom drone for around $475 new.

DJI’s new controller allows drone pros to custom configure flight settings

DJI’s new controller allows drone pros to custom configure flight settings On Sunday, April 23, DJI announced the Cendence remote control, a custom-configurable control that allows users to program flight controls as well as camera settings such as ISO and shutter speed.The configurable settings gives drone pilots access to joysticks and control dials to control the drone as well as camera settings, including focus, ISO, shutter speed, and sharpness.

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.