Disney files to patent drone-based movie projection system

Disney files to patent drone-based movie projection system

Disney files to patent drone-based movie projection system Says it will ‘open new frontiers’ in entertainment and advertising In a move that Disney says could advance entertainment as well as advertising, the media powerhouse has filed a patent application for a “projection assembly for use with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV),” according to a copy of the filing. Disney has signaled for some time that managers intend to use drones […]

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drone racing could become the next big sport

drone racing could become the next big sport

Drone pilot Conrad Miller said there’s real potential for the Drone Racing League (DRL) to go mainstream after participating in its first race. The DRL is a professional league that will bring together the best pilots from around the world to compete in six competitions throughout the year. The goal? To bring the sport into the public domain and see who can snatch the title of the best drone pilot, […]

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Recharge your drone at my place

Recharge your drone at my place

Does anybody want to move in next door? We could send drones to each other ad infinitum. ๐Ÿ™‚ I cannot confirm if this installation increases/decreases the value of your home. This test represents an interesting combination of products and technology from 3DR , APM:Copter , Skysense , and IR-LOCK . Previously, each component had been demonstrated separately. …. The only thing missing is a rangefinder to get accurate AGL readings. […]

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World Drone Prix Qualifying Race

World Drone Prix Qualifying Race

On your quads, get set, go! At first it was just a novelty. Then a fun hobby. But now it’s about bragging rights, along with some serious cash. Rather than the evolution of drone racing , the above could have just as easily been describing the tipping point of eSports —or any sports, for that matter. They all go through a similar process of acceptance, amassing a huge fan base […]

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Project Skybender

Project Skybender

Google Skybender Project Skybender: Google’s secretive 5G internet drone tests revealed Google is testing solar-powered drones at Spaceport America in New Mexico to explore ways to deliver high-speed internet from the air, the Guardian has learned. In a secretive project codenamed SkyBender, the technology giant built several prototype transceivers at the isolated spaceport last summer, and is testing them with multiple drones, according to documents obtained under public records laws. […]

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