GoPro delays its highly anticipated drone until winter

GoPro delays its highly anticipated drone until winter

Meanwhile, revenues dropped 50 percent from last year GoPro announced its first quarter earnings today, and the details were fairly bleak. It saw its revenue drop by 49.5 percent from the same period in 2015, and it swung from a $22 million profit to a $121 million loss. The company also announced that its new drone, the Karma, will be delayed until the winter holiday. It was originally slated to […]

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Plans for First Fully Autonomous Drone Network

Plans for First Fully Autonomous Drone Network

Within the next year, DAR will begin to test the technology in the city of Delft Co-founder Lucas van Oostrum has formally announced DAR’s plans to execute an autonomous drone network in the Netherlands within the next year. DAR has strategically invested in start-ups that solve problems related to full autonomy for drones. Now, DAR has revealed its true objective: to deploy autonomous drone networks that are truly self-sufficient without […]

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Students Can Now Fly Drones At School

Students Can Now Fly Drones At School

But their teachers still can’t. It will now be easier for students to pilot drones as part of their schoolwork, thanks to new Federal Aviation Administration rules that exempt high schools and colleges from the more stringent aircraft regulations placed on businesses. In a memo released Wednesday outlining the new guidelines, federal regulators have designated drone schoolwork as a hobby or recreational — as opposed to commercial — activity, allowing […]

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2019 until Drone Airspace is fixed

2019 until Drone Airspace is fixed

No Jeff, Amazon will not get its own drone airspace just yet America’s Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has ruled out changing low- altitude airspace rules for drones at least until 2019. Organizations like Amazon, which is dead- set convinced it can handle the economics of drone deliveries if only regulators would do their bidding. Last year, Bezos’ bros asked the FAA to segregate airspace under 500 feet (150 metres) for […]

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