Nearly 200,000 Americans Have Registered As Drone Owners

Nearly 200,000 Americans Have Registered As Drone Owners

More than 180,000 Americans have registered as drone owners with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), according to the Verge . Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, FAA administrator Michael Huerta is reported to have said that 181,061 people have registered themselves as drone owners. Drone owners are legally required to register their device if it weighs between 0.2kg and 25kg. Those caught flying one without being […]

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Tencent and ZEROTECH Unveil Commercial Drone Based on Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight Platform

Tencent and ZEROTECH Unveil Commercial Drone Based on Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight Platform

Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ), Tencent (HKG:0700) and ZEROTECH announced and demonstrated a commercial drone based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon Flight™ platform. YING is an innovative drone that uses the Snapdragon 4K capture to “supersample” the video image, providing a stabilized, corrected video and picture recording at 1080P as well as first person view at 720p that can be directly streamed or uploaded to […]

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Energyor’s H2Quad 400 flies over 2 hours with 4K camera

Energyor’s H2Quad 400 flies over 2 hours with 4K camera

H2Quad 400 Montreal, Canada: EnergyOr Technologies Inc., a leader in advanced PEM fuel cell systems for aerospace applications, has demonstrated the world’s longest multirotor drone flight in real-world operating conditions. On December 16th , 2015, EnergyOr’s H2Quad 400 flew for over two hours while recording 4K video, using a 3-axis stabilizing gimbal to control the camera. This demonstration was performed to further emphasize the significant potential of EnergyOr’s fuel cell […]

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New Drones Show off Crazy Tricks at CES 2016

New Drones Show off Crazy Tricks at CES 2016

This ain’t your typical rodeo. The second annual drone rodeo – what may be the wildest event before the start of the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – is taking to the skies today. Ten exhibitors will be flying their drones through the desert at the Clark County Shooting Complex, showing off their speed, agility and, perhaps, even a few surprise tricks. Organizers also said attendees will get […]

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FAA Drone Registration FAQ

FAA Drone Registration FAQ

“How High Is 400 Feet?” and Other Gems From the FAA’s Drone Registration FAQ So the FAA’s new mandatory drone-registration program has been active for just over two weeks now, and it seems to be going pretty well: The registration system hasn’t crashed spectacularly; as far as I know, no federal buildings have been occupied in protest by aggrieved drone hobbyists. But even if the registry hasn’t inspired much outrage, […]

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TRACE develops Immersive 360-Degree Video Applications for use in both Commercial and Consumer Quadcopter Drones

TRACE develops Immersive 360-Degree Video Applications for use in both Commercial and Consumer Quadcopter Drones

TRACE Intelligent Systems , developer of The TRACEr1 – a visually intelligent camera capable of following its owner almost anywhere and live-streaming captured footage to the internet – announced today, a partnership with the leader in 360-degree panoramic imaging, ImmerVision . Shareable Captured Video Made Truly ‘Immersive’ TRACE will integrate 360-degree panomorph optics and ImmerVision Enables 2.0 fully immersive content navigation functionalities and cross-platform compatibility into a selection of its […]

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