Controlling a Drone With the Zeiss VR One

Controlling a Drone With the Zeiss VR One

LAS VEGAS—Virtual Reality was a big topic at the 2016 CES. It seemed like folks wearing headsets were everywhere, with entertainment options ranging from kid-friendly video games all the way through adult-only entertainment . I’ve only dabbled with the VR world, but have flown plenty of drones, so when Zeiss asked me to check out its VR One solution along with a DJI Inspire 1 $2,488.20 at Amazon I jumped […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Drones

The Do’s and Don’ts of Drones

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — From 2014 to 2015 the number of pilots sighting interactions with drones has doubled, according to the Federal Aviation Administration . Last month, the FAA rolled out new rules and regulations. So what do you need to know? “Everybody wants to fly, everybody would like to fly,” said Ron Brown with Aerophoto America. The pilot’s eye pictures on the wall, give you a glimpse into […]

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Solo Drone Extends Its Capabilities

Solo Drone Extends Its Capabilities

Screen Shot 2016-01-11 at 5.08.47 PM The Solo Drone Extends Its Capabilities With A Parachute and 360 Degree Camera A parachute, a 3D camera, and advanced autonomous flight modes Drones aren’t a big enough market yet to support a huge industry for hardware peripherals and third-party apps. But it’s growing by leaps and bounds, as evidenced by the wealth of drone announcements at CES this year. 3D Robotics, the maker […]

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Hands On With the AirDog Drone

Hands On With the AirDog Drone

I spent some time in the Nevada desert with the AirDog drone. LAS VEGAS—Shortly after getting into town for CES 2016 last Monday I found myself being driven out to a seemingly random spot in the remote Nevada desert. I’ve seen Casino —I know that this scenario hadn’t ended well for others. But my safety wasn’t in danger—El Chapo wasn’t waiting for a clandestine interview. Instead I was heading out […]

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Bird-X Announces Fully Autonomous Bird Control Drone

Bird-X Announces Fully Autonomous Bird Control Drone

2016 marks the release of the newest form of extremely effective humane bird control: the ProHawk UAV™. Bird-X reports on its newest design. “After an extensive period of research and development, the testing phase is finally complete and the new drone is available for sale,” stated Dennis Tilles, President of Bird-X. The ProHawk UAV drone features fully autonomous flight, meaning limited man hours. This is the first drone created specifically […]

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Google And Amazon Talk About Managing Drone Traffic

Google And Amazon Talk About Managing Drone Traffic

Google And Amazon Talk About Managing Drone Traffic At CES 2016 Figuring out how to manage drone traffic over the United States to allow for drone delivery services and other drone-based service is going to be critical if Amazon and Google ever want to deliver packages to the backyards of their customers. Earlier this week, Amazon’s VP of Global Public Policy Paul Misener and Dave Vos, Google’s lead of Project […]

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