xCraft’s 100-mph drone

xCraft’s 100-mph drone

American drone company xCraft previously impressed the TV sharks on Shark Tank with PhoneDrone , a quadcopter rig that turns a smartphone into a flying cockpit and camera. Now the startup is looking to impress drone racers with the beta version of its “Rogue” model, one of the fastest flyers we’ve seen. The Rogue starts at just $100 for the frame kit( Credit: xCraft) The xCraft packs what the company […]

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SmartCam3D View Augmented Reality App

SmartCam3D View Augmented Reality App

SmartCam3D View augmented reality app for small drones now available on the Apple App store. Drone pilots and camera operators see points of interest blended onto video during flight. ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 Rapid Imaging Software, Inc. announced today that SmartCam3D View, an augmented reality (AR) app for small drones is available on the Apple App store and is free for a limited time. The app uses […]

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Drones to Deliver Fast Food to Virginia Tech University

Drones to Deliver Fast Food to Virginia Tech University

Project Wing is conducting research flights with Virginia Tech’s Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership to explore food deliveries by unmanned drone aircraft. (Photo Courtesy: Project Wing) Students in the American state of Virginia will soon be able to order burritos carried by unmanned aircraft. The food delivery service is starting at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. This will be one of the first tests of a commercial […]

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The drone race is off and running

The drone race is off and running

Audiences around the globe enjoyed all the action of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games thanks in large part to the drones hovering above the events ( or below them ), capturing every movement, from every angle. Athletes and spectators didn’t give a second thought to the presence of these drones — which shows how rapidly they’ve become commonplace. Indeed, drones can be found in almost every industry. Not just for […]

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Firefighting drones will soon fly over New York City

Firefighting drones will soon fly over New York City

New York City’s firefighters will soon have drones helping them to tackle blazes. The custom-built machine, which can capture both standard video and infrared images, will help personnel assess a scene so they can better decide how to deal with the emergency. As long as it doesn’t get too close to the action, the high-flying technology is an obvious choice for fire departments seeking to understand the full extent of […]

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