Police Drones: 2017 and the Future

camera drone used by police

Drones are becoming an ever growing commodity around the world, not just for civilians but for law enforcement as well. Law enforcement around the world have been using camera drones for some time, but they have recently just gotten extremely popular and now you see more and more fire departments and police headquarters using them […]

4 Things To Know Before the Relaunch of GoPro Karma

GoPro Drone Karma re-release

It is no secret that GoPro’s relationship with the drone industry has been tangled at best. However, when the small-camera producer released information concerning the GoPro Karma, there were many who believed this would be a pivotal release for the company. With stocks ranging between a measly $8 to a whopping $88 per share, the […]

The PowerRay – An Underwater Drone for Fishing

underwater fishing drone

The same company that brought us the PowerEgg has a new innovation to share, the PowerRay. Unlike the PowerEgg, the PowerRay will not take to the skies, it is an underwater drone for fishing. It comes equipped with a 4K camera that connects via WiFi or Bluetooth to your iOS or Android device. It can […]

Drones to Deliver Medical Transplants in Australia and India

Drone delivers medical equipment

Drones have served a number of uses in recent years. We’ve used them to support military efforts, deliver packages, make movies, shoot real estate videos, create interactive tourist experiences, take aerial photos and more. But these drones now are being used to support the medical community with exceptional results. Australia In Australia for example, the […]

Drone Surfing: The New Sport in Town

Surfing with a drone

Just when we thought that all the uses to which a drone can be put to have been exploited, Freefly Systems found a new use for it: surfing. Toward the end of summer, Freefly Systems released a video featuring a man on a wakeboard being pulled by the Freefly ALTA 8. The drone is seen […]

Drone Racing to be Televised by ESPN

Drone for racing

A monumental agreement was recently reached between Drone Racing League (DRL) and ESPN. The agreement will see ESPN broadcast upcoming DRL’s first full season of drone racing episodes. The season will be composed of 10 episodes and is set to start on the 23rd of October 2016. The episodes will be aired on ESPN, ESPN2, […]

Underwater Treasure Hunting with a Drone

Underwater Drone

Are you dreaming about finding lost treasure under the sea? Now you have your chance, with the underwater drone called Trident, which can be pre-ordered here for around $1200. The drones creators are treasure hunters Eric Stackpole and David Lang, and they designed it to be able to search a cave in California for lost gold. The […]

Dutch Police use Eagles to Take Out Drones

Eagles take out drones

Rogue drones are becoming a concern for authorities in many countries. A few measures to intercept them have been tested, with the Dutch police force opting for a rather unusual one. It involves using one of nature’s most famous flying predators: eagles. The Dutch police started training eagles who can bring down drones back in 2015 […]

GoPro Releasing Karma Drone On Monday

GoPro release Karma Drone

The first signs that GoPro was planning on a major product release next Monday was a series of teasers that was released by the company to show how the new Karma drone was going to perform. Here are the latest commercials that give you a preview of what the GoPro drone can accomplish: Karma is coming: […]

FAA’s New Test a Gateway to Becoming a Pro Drone Pilot

Pro Drone Pilot

What may have sounded like a distant pipe dream a decade ago just became a reality with effect from the 29th August 2016. FAA’s newly finalized regulations governing small unmanned aerial systems came into effect on Monday. Part 107 outlines the basic requirements an individual needs to meet in order to become a commercially certified […]

Drone Hacking – How Safe is Your Drone?

Drone Hacker

Drone use across the U.S. is growing at a fast pace. Hobbyists, private companies, and the government agencies are pushing the demand for this piece of technology to a new high every year. A report by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimates that sales of drones are expected to grow from 2.5 million in 2016 to […]

US Farmers Becoming Increasingly Reliant on Drones

drone flying over farm

High-tech tools are becoming more accessible, giving American farmers an opportunity to modernize the process in a cost-efficient way. Drones provide some of the most lucrative possibilities for modern farming. Drones are being utilized in several ways that are making the jobs of farmers easier and boosting the effectiveness of pest control. Pictures of the crops […]

Drones and Privacy in the United States in 2016

privacy and drones

Drone use in the United States is a wildly controversial topic. Many people conjure up a 1984-esque image of government planes hovering high in the sky, recording every word and movement made by the more than 300 million people living within America’s borders. Due to privacy concerns, some activists have called on the government to […]

GoPro’s New Drone Release Delayed until Winter Holidays

Drone GoPro Karma

Though GoPro fans have long been excited about the launch of the company’s new drone in the first half of 2016, GoPro announced a decision to delay the release until the winter holiday season. The announcement about the GoPro drone called Karma was made when the company released and explained its financial results for the first […]

DJI Sells New Film Making Drone: Welcome, Matrice 600

Matrice 600 movie making drone

DJI s a company that has taken the drone world by a storm and the DJI engineers constantly works on making bigger, better and more powerful gadgets. The latest project that DJI has unveiled is Matrice 600 – a hexacopter advertised as a product for professional cinematographers. It’s quite big, quite fast and the drone has […]