Did you spot drones over Belfast City Centre?

Did you spot drones over Belfast City Centre?

One of the drones filming outside the Grand Opera House, Belfast BY GILLIAN ANDERSON Early morning motorists found themselves delayed this morning in Belfast city centre You could have been fooled for thinking it was a re-make of Battle of the Drones. However, the mystery objects buzzing around the skies in Belfast city centre this morning were being used by the guys from Cine Media/Cine Copters who were working hard […]

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Common-sense regulation on drones can protect both privacy and encourage innovation

Common-sense regulation on drones can protect both privacy and encourage innovation

Now that the privacy commissioner has taken the initiative, the government should consider a consultation on balancing privacy and wider community interests DJI’s new store in Causeway Bay will allow customers hands-on experience of flying the drones inside a caged area. Photo: Dickson Lee The spread of civilian drones sparks all the concerns for air safety raised by radio-controlled model aircraft and for privacy raised by closed circuit television. This […]

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DJI Mavic Pro Beats The GoPro Karma

DJI Mavic Pro Beats The GoPro Karma

Source: iTech Post Between America’s GoPro Karma and China’s DJI Mavic Pro, it looks like the U.S. has a lot of work left to do in order to beat the China-made drone. With both of the drones being portable and 4K-enabled, it’s quite easy to point out how the DJI drone beats the GoPro Karma. DJI Mavic Pro VS GoPro Karma, Portability It is worth noting that despite the GoPro […]

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Shooting The Wonder List: Blog post 1 – drones!

Shooting The Wonder List: Blog post 1 – drones!

Drones are easily the greatest and most exciting technology to come along filmmaking in 10 years. With all the huge advances we have had in that tine, coincidentally the same amount of time I have been freelancing (after 17 years on staff at Sky News), that is saying something. There are countless amazing production devices now that I never used until I went freelance, but it is drones that have […]

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AI-Powered Drone Inspection

AI-Powered Drone Inspection

Article Source: Unmanned Systems Technology Aerialtronics , in conjunction with Neurala , a pioneer in deep learning software, and NVIDIA , has demonstrated automated inspections by an intelligent drone with deep learning capabilities at the GPU Technology Conference Europe. This new “intelligent drone” identifies objects and their condition in flight, which dramatically increases the efficiency and accuracy of documenting assets, lowering costs, and making it easier for frequent inspections. It […]

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Entrepreneurs Behind The New Drone Economy

Entrepreneurs Behind The New Drone Economy

Article Source: Tech Crunch The FAA released some staggering numbers as it welcomed Part 107 , otherwise known as the rules governing — or perhaps creating — the commercial drone industry in the U.S.: Within one year, the FAA estimates that 600,000 drones will be active in commerce in the United States. Even if you assume every pilot has, on average, 1.2 drones, that’s still half a million commercial drone […]

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