DJI’s Goggles put you in the cockpit of a drone

DJI’s Goggles put you in the cockpit of a drone

by James Trew No, this isn’t another VR headset. These are video goggles from DJI. Why would you want a headset from DJI? Because it connects wirelessly to the company’s new foldable Mavic Pro drone , giving you a live, bird’s eye view from the camera (in 1080p no less). The idea isn’t new , in drone circles it’s pretty common to see bespectacled pilots, especially in racing, where “FPV” […]

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GENERAL ELECTRIC INTRODUCES RAVEN DRONE FOR OIL COMPANIES

GENERAL ELECTRIC INTRODUCES RAVEN DRONE FOR OIL COMPANIES

Note that this quadcopter Raven, created for finding gas leaks, is distinct from the U.S. Army’s Raven fixed-wing drone, which finds enemies. Drones can do many things people can’t. They can fly, which is neat, and they can carry chemical sensors, identifying airborne particles with far greater fidelity than human noses. And drones, unlike human workers, don’t have children to send to college, taxes to pay, or retirements to plan […]

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Mysuru police seize drone fitted with camera

Mysuru police seize drone fitted with camera

The Mysuru City Police on Sunday seized a drone fitted with camera at Chamundia Vihar stadium in Mysuru on Sunday. Photo: M.A. Sriram The Mysuru City Police on Sunday seized a drone fitted with camera, deployed to capture aerial photographs of the Dasara cyclothon. “We have taken possession of a drone at Chamundi Vihar stadium. We are still questioning the person who had deployed it,” an official of Nazarbad Police […]

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Verizon to sell drone data plans

Verizon to sell drone data plans

This seems like nothing more than a renaming exercise for a data product. Verizon last week told Ryan Knutson of the Wall Street Journal that they were going to start a drone data plan. Drone data plans will start at $25 a month for 1 gigabyte of data and $80 for 10 gigabytes, company officials said in an interview. The prices roughly align with what consumers pay now for data. […]

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Best Software For Editing Drone Videos

Best Software For Editing Drone Videos

Paul’s company wants to create professional-looking videos from drone camera footage. What are the options? Source: The Guardian We produce drone shoots of luxury properties, and I would like to edit the raw footage and add graphics in-house. Please can you suggest which software is the easiest to use and most intuitive to create professional videos on both Windows and Mac? Paul Coleman Bad news I’m afraid. No serious video […]

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Behind The Crash Of 3D Robotics

Behind The Crash Of 3D Robotics

Source: Forbes On a clear March day last year, Chris Anderson led FORBES onto the outdoor deck at 3D Robotics’ Berkeley, Calif. headquarters to discuss the future of flying robots. As the CEO of North America’s largest consumer drone manufacturer, Anderson, former editor-in-chief at Wired and author of New York Times bestseller The Long Tail , explained why drones would be the next convergence of computing and gadgetry. 3D Robotics […]

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