Shooting Down Drones Isn’t Funny or Brave

Shooting Down Drones Isn’t Funny or Brave

It’s dangerous and stupid. Don’t shoot! Sunlike/Thinkstock The first gunshot didn’t faze Lenny Helbig too much. He was setting up an aerial photograph of his friend’s under-construction house, and he knew a nearby quarry was favored by local plinkers. It was the next three shots that got his attention. “I looked to my left and this woman is out on the balcony—she’s yelling ‘What the fuck are you doing, you […]

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Demo Shows Drone Flying Under Wireless Power

Demo Shows Drone Flying Under Wireless Power

No battery? No problem. Article Source: Fortune London-based electrical engineering researcher Dr. Samer Aldhaher recently posted a video demonstrating what could be the future of drone technology. The small drone you’re about to see has one distinguishing feature – it’s not carrying a battery. While you may have seen examples of “wireless” charging that involve putting a phone on a pad or the like, powering drones requires a charging system […]

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New Mavic Pro drone folds up

New Mavic Pro drone folds up

DJI’s new Mavic Pro drone folds up and fits in the palm of your hand The unit is extremely small and portable, but still packs all the high end features DJI drones are known for Source: The Verge Over the last year, the clearest trend in the drone industry has been a move toward units that are smaller and more portable. Yuneec introduced a drone with foldable arms, and last […]

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