Quirks & Quarks BlogSparkPhoto Galleries Q&A Eyes on the sky: Drones take flight with advertising banners

Quirks & Quarks BlogSparkPhoto Galleries Q&A Eyes on the sky: Drones take flight with advertising banners

Uber has experimented with drones in high-traffic areas, and more ‘drone-vertising’ likely on the way By Dan Misener The company Hoovy has developed its own drone specifically designed to carry banner ads. It’s one example of the emerging field of drone advertising. (Hoovy/YouTube) Look up in the sky — it’s a bird, it’s a plane! No, it’s a drone promoting Uber. Companies are now vying for your money and attention […]

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GoPro, Dell EMC Sign as Presenting Sponsors of the First Ever World Drone Championships October 17-22 in Hawaii

GoPro, Dell EMC Sign as Presenting Sponsors of the First Ever World Drone Championships October 17-22 in Hawaii

Drone Sports Association (DSA), the leading global drone racing and drone sports entertainment company, announced today that the first ever Drone World Championships “Drone Worlds” will be presented by GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) and {code} by Dell EMC. LowePro, Horizon Hobby, AirVuz and EY have also signed on as major partners for the marquee event October 17-22, at Kualoa Ranch, Hawaii. With drone racing’s increase in popularity, the first ever GoPro […]

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Drones not welcome at airshows

Drones not welcome at airshows

Leave the flying to the professionals. That’s the message coming from The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) out of concern for spectator safety and the safety of air show pilots who will fly nearly 10,000 performances at over 300 North American events this year. Carrying forward and supporting the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) “No Drone Zone,” “Leave Your Drone at Home,” and “Know Before You Fly” initiatives, ICAS wants […]

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Flight Controller Design Using Atmel SAME70

Flight Controller Design Using Atmel SAME70

Yet another flight controller – this one based on the Atmel – Atmel SAME70 micro-controller that has an M7 ARM core. E70 Max drone/quadcopter flight controller with Atmel SAME70 By Thomas Butler, Thomas Butler Technology, Rockford, Illinois It has been about nine years since I first started working on RC flight controllers. My first design was in 2009 for an Esky Honey Bee helicopter. Some of my first videos (it […]

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Drones are playing a new role

Drones are playing a new role

Drones are playing a new role in the recovery efforts after Hurricane Matthew Insurance and telecom companies are using drones to inspect where floodwater is too high to drive. Article Source: Recode In some towns along the United States’ Carolina coast, floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew remain too deep for cars to pass. And many of the buildings hit by the storm are too damaged to safely inspect. So crews tasked […]

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