You Need to Check Out the Drone Racing League

You Need to Check Out the Drone Racing League

The line between video games and reality has always been a fairly thick one. Gamers could only dream of flying, jumping and killing bad guys in the real world from their comfy couches and their ergonomic desk chairs. But now, the gaming world and the real world have finally combined to bring racers and spectators together in what can only be described as one of the coolest things ever: a […]

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The phone case that comes with a built-in DRONE

The phone case that comes with a built-in DRONE

The next wave of personal drones may fit discreetly inside of your phone case. A new concept called ‘Drone-in-a-Phone’ reveals a tiny, foldable quadcopter contained in a slide-out compartment of a smartphone case. Drawing power from the phone’s battery, the small craft can fly for over 25 minutes at a time and uses tethered cameras to take aerial photos. The concept from London-based Buzz Technology was recently selected as a […]

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FlexBot DIY Camera Drone Kit

FlexBot DIY Camera Drone Kit

There are few ways to build more street cred as an uber-smart guy than by deftly manning the controls of a tricked-out, fully-customized aerial camera drone and telling impressed onlookers, “Yeah, I built that.” That’s what you’ll be able to say after picking up this ridiculously cool deal, the FlexBot DIY Camera-Drone Kit, now only $99 – 33% off – in the TechnoBuffalo Deals Store. With the FlexBot, you’ll get […]

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Drones Will Need Air Traffic Control

Drones Will Need Air Traffic Control

Drones Will Need Air Traffic Control, Stanford and NASA Will Build It Researchers are hoping to get ahead of the problem of drones running into each other. A startup drone company called Flirtey made the first FAA- approved drone delivery in March, which means consumers are closer than ever to a world where thousands of drones populate the skyways. Beyond how cool that sounds, the implications for low-altitude traffic nightmares […]

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How DJI Technology Saved AirDog’s $1.3 Million Kickstarter Campaign

How DJI Technology Saved AirDog’s $1.3 Million Kickstarter Campaign

It was late summer 2015 when Ilya Nevdah faced a big problem. The Chief Technology Officer at AirDog should have been flying high — but suddenly, his company’s drones weren’t. AirDog had won raves for prototypes of its drones that are built for action sports athletes capturing themselves during their rides/session/sport, and its Kickstarter funding campaign raised $1 million more than its $300,000 target. Pre-orders were rolling in from big-box […]

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