How soon will it be a drone world?

How soon will it be a drone world?

How soon will it be a drone world? If the FAA reverses itself, and allows commercial drone aircraft to fly over populated areas, what will that look like? Will there be pilot-less planes whizzing through the air, landing in parking lots and back yards to drop off packages? Ella Atkins , associate professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Michigan, said probably not at first. It’s not possible right […]

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DJI Launches New Era of Intelligent Flying Cameras

DJI Launches New Era of Intelligent Flying Cameras

New DJI Phantom 4 features obstacle avoidance, intelligent tracking and a simplified flying experience NEW YORK, March 1, 2016 – DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, on Tuesday launched the Phantom 4, the first consumer quadcopter camera (or “drone”) to use highly advanced computer vision and sensing technology to make professional aerial imaging easier for everyone. The Phantom 4 expands on previous generations of DJI’s iconic Phantom […]

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Hacker Says He Can Hijack a Police Drone

Hacker Says He Can Hijack a Police Drone

Hacker Says He Can Hijack a Police Drone from a Mile Away Security researcher Nils Rodday. DAMIEN MALONEY FOR WIRED As the rise of hobbyists’ cheap quadcopter drones freaks out the FAA and the Secret Service , it’s easy to forget that the government itself is putting another tier of much-less-cheap UAVs into service for first responders, cops, and the military. And now a security researcher has shown that at […]

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Drones in 2016: 4 Numbers Everyone Should Know

Drones in 2016: 4 Numbers Everyone Should Know

Here are four key figures investors should know about the fledgling drone market. Drones are a hot topic in the tech world these days. Hobbyists are flying them; governments are deploying them for surveillance and military purposes; and companies want to use them for automated tasks. To better understand this market, let’s highlight four key numbers everyone should know. DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSIONAL. SOURCE: DJI One million U.S. officials estimate […]

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South Park Tower Will Have First-Ever Drone Landing Pad

South Park Tower Will Have First-Ever Drone Landing Pad

Ground broke last week on developer Trumark Urban’s 25-story condo tower, TEN50, at Grand and Eleventh, and at that event developers announced that this high-rise would have the “firstever” drone landing pad. According to a press release, the drone dock was envisioned for deliveries. Amazon recently received a green light to test drones outdoors and will eventually, inevitably use them some day in the near future to deliver Amazon Prime […]

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