Balconies For Drone Landings

Balconies For Drone Landings

Source: Wired Make no mistake: Drones are coming, and they’re going to change a lot of things about how we shape our lives. So why shouldn’t we change how we shape our buildings to get ready for them? Early adopters will probably buy personal flying vehicles in the not too distant future. Some models are being developed as we speak. Maybe an innovative architectural firm will even pitch the idea […]

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DJI and UC Berkeley Students Team Up to Find UAV Power Solution

DJI and UC Berkeley Students Team Up to Find UAV Power Solution

One of the pillars of UC Berkeley’s Mechanical Engineering program is the Senior Capstone Design Course. Every year, senior students are asked to work on an ME design project that addresses a specific problem or mission. For the 2016 Spring semester, six students in Team SkyBison were asked to design a solution to give the DJI Matrice 100 unlimited hover time. Always looking to identify and nurture new talent, DJI […]

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Tamron Releases Ultra-Compact UAV Camera Module

Tamron Releases Ultra-Compact UAV Camera Module

Source: UST Tamron , an integrated optics manufacturer and leader in the security/surveillance equipment industry, has released the MP1010M-VC , an Ultra-Compact Camera Module with an industry-first* Optical Vibration-Compensation feature which assures high-quality image stabilization when images are captured in a vibrating environment. The realized physical size and weight of the matchbox-sized module make it an ideal choice for drones, where weight, dimension, picture quality and vibration issues are essential. […]

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Idolcam: Transforms Anyone Into a Video Pro

Idolcam: Transforms Anyone Into a Video Pro

Idolcam is the latest development in consumer cameras that combines a 3 axis gyro stabilized gimbal found on many high end consumer drones and shrinks it to the size of a gopro camera. Its aim toward consumers as a camera to thoroughly eliminate shaky footage, ability to control the gimbal lens through smartphone. Idolcam sets out to solve common issues consumers face when using Smartphone as their go to camera. […]

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New Opportunities and Tech for Drone Developers and Enthusiasts

New Opportunities and Tech for Drone Developers and Enthusiasts

Intel Drone Intel is focused on creating innovative new technologies and leading with key vision capabilities in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) segment, commonly referred to as drones. At the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) today, Intel is hosting a panel with drone industry leaders including Ronie Gnecco, innovation manager for UAV Development & Applications, Airbus; Earl Lawrence, director, Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Office, Federal Aviation Administration; Shan Phillips, CEO, Yuneec […]

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