Great profile of entrepreneur using 3D printing and Autodesk Fusion 360 to create a new frame

Great profile of entrepreneur using 3D printing and Autodesk Fusion 360 to create a new frame

From Matterhackers , a profile of the making of Freebird One , a Pixhawk-powered commercial drone. Technology and the latest gadgets have always been an interest to me, but they were confined to hobbies during my limited free time as a financial analyst for nearly 20 years. I decided to take some time away from that world in early 2014 after the 2008 financial crisis effects sapped the industry of […]

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Amimon Introduces The All New CONNEX Mini

Amimon Introduces The All New CONNEX Mini

Amimon Introduces The All New CONNEX Mini Zero-Latency Wireless Compact HD Video Transmission Solution Amimon, the industry leader in HD wireless video transmission solutions for the professional video and broadcast markets, today introduced its new CONNEX mini high-performance wireless HD video link for the growing number of smaller, lighter aerial drones. CONNEX mini delivers full HD video quality, zero latency, digital transmission reliability, encrypted transmission for live and sensitive shots, […]

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Lumsden Co-Sponsors Bill To Regulate Drone-Mounted Cameras

Lumsden Co-Sponsors Bill To Regulate Drone-Mounted Cameras

Lumsden Co-Sponsors Bill To Regulate Drone-Mounted Cameras Amid Privacy Concerns With drone ownership becoming more common among private citizens, several Georgia legislators are looking to pass a bill to prevent issues such as invasions of privacy from developing. House Bill 779 is cosponsored by state Rep. Eddie Lumsden, R-Armuchee. It defines what drone operators can and can’t do with their unmanned aircraft. Lumsden said Wednesday that it is the Federal […]

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Self-Flying Drone Technology Being Developed

Self-Flying Drone Technology Being Developed

Self-Flying Drone Technology Being Developed in Minnesota (KSTP)-You’ve heard of self-driving cars, but how about a self-flying drone? Not only do they exist, the technology is being developed in Minnesota. Sentera, a Minneapolis-based company that designs, develops, and manufactures sensors, software and drones, partnered with the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering to develop what they call “a high-precision autopilot toolkit for use with unmanned aerial systems.” In […]

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Drones Do Donuts Around 26 Distinct Obstacles

Drones Do Donuts Around 26 Distinct Obstacles

Screen Shot 2016-01-21 at 12.41.10 PM Watch Drones Do Donuts Around Obstacles Thanks To Planning Algorithms Getting drones to fly around without hitting things is no small task. Obstacle-detection and motion-planning are two of computer science’s trickiest challenges, because of the complexity involved in creating real-time flight plans that avoid obstacles and handle surprises like wind and weather. In a pair of projects announced this week, researchers from MIT’s Computer […]

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Wedding Videos Take A Leap With Drone Technology

Wedding Videos Take A Leap With Drone Technology

As the sun rises on Half Moon Bay, a camera soars 200 feet in the air over the Pacific Ocean to film waves crashing onto a secluded beach, cliffs rising from the sand below and sweeping grass-covered bluffs stretching out for miles. The spectacular footage isn’t for the latest National Geographic Imax movie. It’s for a wedding video shot by Daniel Bowen, owner of Matter Video ( http://mattervideo.com ), who […]

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