Go Ahead, Fly a Tiny Drone

Go Ahead, Fly a Tiny Drone

Source: Wired THE WILD WEST days of drone flight came to end earlier this year when the FAA began requiring that pilots register their aircraft with the agency. If you want to use your Unmanned Aircraft System (as the FAA calls them) for anything remotely commercial, you’ll need to go a step further and pass a test. The registration is not particularly onerous, though there is a processing fee. The […]

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Drones can defend themselves with an anti-laser jammer

Drones can defend themselves with an anti-laser jammer

Helios prevents laser weapons from locking on. Ethan Miller/Getty Images There are plenty of efforts to make drone-destroying lasers . But what about protecting those drones? Adsys Controls thinks it can help. It’s making Helios , a passive jammer that confuses laser weapons. If it detects an incoming laser beam, it detects the traits of that beam (such as its pulse and wavelength) and interferes with them to prevent the […]

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Airogistic Launches New Version of DroneDome

Airogistic Launches New Version of DroneDome

Airogistic LLC, a leading pioneer for developing UAV infrastructure products and services, has introduced its new version of the DroneDomeTM with improved features that can be configured for larger flight areas. The Airogistic DroneDomeTM is an outdoor UAV netted test, launch and landing shelter that allows for the controlled and personnel safe environment development of small multi-rotor unmanned aerial systems (sUAS). With this latest model, the DroneDomeTM has a configurable […]

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Augmented reality app available for DJI platforms.

Augmented reality app available for DJI platforms.

Rapid Imaging Software, Inc. announced today that SmartCam3D View, an augmented reality (AR) app for small drones is available on the Apple App store. As an introductory offer SmartCam3D View is free for a limited time. The app uses augmented reality to blend place markers onto video. SmartCam3D View is easy to use. Before or during a flight, the pilot adds points of interest to the map view with one […]

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