Chinese and Latin America Share DJI Civilian Drones Dream

Chinese and Latin America Share DJI Civilian Drones Dream

Chinese dream brings more opportunities for trade with Latin America MEXICO CITY/BEIJING – Though geologically distant from each other, Brazilian businessman Luis Neto and Chinese technology geek Wang Tao have a shared dream: promoting Chinese-made Da-Jiang Innovations DJI civilian drones, one of high-tech products emergingin recent years. Two years ago, Neto, 24, shot a video with a DJI drone of a protest in Sao Paulo, which lateraired on a local […]

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Drone slayer cleared of charges

Drone slayer cleared of charges

Drone slayer cleared of charges, judge says he had the right to shoot down UAV In a landmark ruling that could have gun-toting drone-haters across the U.S. blasting the diminutive flying machines out of the sky on a more regular basis, a Kentucky judge this week dismissed a first-degree criminal mischief charge against a man who shot down a quadcopter hovering over his home. OK, we’re not really expecting carnage […]

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Dorset, Devon and Cornwall police forces to trial drones

Dorset, Devon and Cornwall police forces to trial drones

by Drones are to be used by Dorset, and Devon and Cornwall police to aid in matters including missing people searches and crime scene photography. The six-month trial has begun in Devon and Cornwall, and is due to start in Dorset on 26 November. The drones are equipped with high definition cameras which can capture video and still images. The forces said they were not a replacement for the National […]

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FAA Approves Drone Testing In San Luis Valley

FAA Approves Drone Testing In San Luis Valley

Great Sand Dunes National Park and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. San Luis Valley of Colorado. Two Colorado drone companies will soon be testing their aircraft over the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado after receiving approval from the Federal Aviation Administration. It’s a victory for Colorado drone companies and researchers. Two years ago, the agency denied Colorado’s bid to host one of six national drone testing sites. CU Boulder […]

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Drones expected to be a hot holiday item

Drones expected to be a hot holiday item

With drones expected to be a hot holiday item, the race is on to create some rules for them “We think it’s all going to be about drones and Star Wars” this holiday season, said Julie Guggemos, a Target senior vice president. So does the FAA. [CARLOS GONZLEZ, STAR TRIBUNE] A drone on display at Best Buy in Roseville. Ahead of likely regulation, the retailer is educating customers about responsible […]

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Drones with Manifold Ubuntu computer

Drones with Manifold Ubuntu computer

Screen Shot 2015-11-02 at 10.14.25 AM DJI wants to make drones even smarter with tiny flying Manifold Ubuntu computer Not merely content with conquering the consumer market and the media industry with drones armed with super high-resolution cameras, DJI has now launched a computer that is designed to give drones a more intelligent brain. This will enable software developers to create new uses for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology that […]

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