How “Robot Drone Man” Built His Flying Avatar

How “Robot Drone Man” Built His Flying Avatar

The most entertaining video we posted on Video Friday a couple weeks ago was almost certainly Robot Drone Man, a parody of this PPAP (Pen Pineapple Apple Pen) video, which for some reason has 150 million views on YouTube . Parody or not, Robot Drone Man actually exists, and it’s a project of Ilhan Bae , a researcher and futurist at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), […]

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microdrones and Delair-Tech Partner

microdrones and Delair-Tech Partner

Delair-Tech and microdrones have signed a revolutionary partnership agreement, with plans to develop new professional aerial mapping applications and solutions that will provide greater value for commercial drone users. The forging of this partnership comes after Delair-Tech’s recent acquisition of Gatewing, a pioneer in UAV photogrammetry. The goal is to create a one-stop shop product line that provides users with a full range of powerful, cost-effective solutions that improve operational […]

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Bad Karma, GoPro recall drone

Bad Karma, GoPro recall drone

Just sixteen days, that is all it took to undo Nick Woodman’s grand claims. It’s more than a drone, no its not! We learnt quite a bit about the launch, only 2500 units shipped. That’s not many at all in the run up to Christmas. It’s this sort of incident that prompted the recall. Interesting that it appears to power down then power back up. The web is rife with […]

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World’s Largest 3DaaS Provider Develops Map-Making Technology for Drone

World’s Largest 3DaaS Provider Develops Map-Making Technology for Drone

WhiteClouds, a pioneering full-color 3D printing cloud provider, today announced the launch of 3DyourMAP, full-scale colour printed models produced from drone data, available from the drone industry’s first app store, DroneDeploy’s App Market, launched this week. According to PwC, the emerging global market for businesses using drones is expected to top $127 billion by 2020. As technologies like geo-fencing and collision avoidance increase regulators’ confidence in larger numbers of drones […]

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