The Right Drone For The Job

The Right Drone For The Job

MIT’s DIY design system lets you make the right drone for the job Drones are fairly off-the-shelf affairs for most people; there’s a wide range of companies making them for both commercial and consumer uses, but ultimately these are all remarkably similar. They tend to favor a quadcopter structure, and are often configured with photography in mind as a primary use. But MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence lab has […]

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UAVAir UK commercial drone training schedule for 2017

UAVAir UK commercial drone training schedule for 2017

It’s been a busy year for the commercial drone sector, with many aviation regulatory bodies across the globe responding to the growing demand for this technology with specially formulated or adapted procedures, paving the way for the use of UAVs in business for many years to come. Responding to this exciting shift is leading commercial UAV drone training academy, UAVAir as it reveals its jam-packed schedule for 2017. With courses […]

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Qualcomm testing solution to ‘line of sight’ drone limit

Qualcomm testing solution to ‘line of sight’ drone limit

Drone flight lines Bloomberg file photo One of the main hurdles to drones’ ability to zip around the United States delivering packages is a requirement that they stay within their operator’s line of sight during daylight hours. Qualcomm is working on a solution that’s been right before our eyes: cellphone networks. The rules from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration exist to help prevent accidents with commercial aircraft and mitigate the […]

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Smaller may be better: Cleo pocket photography drone made for the average consumer

Smaller may be better: Cleo pocket photography drone made for the average consumer

Camera drones are a wonderful thing. They get shots that we can’t get on our own. Whether it’s a familiar hike or someplace new, a camera drone can provide a new perspective. Unfortunately, these were not made for the average consumer. They can be big and expensive, and require flight practice with large controllers. Two engineers want to change that with the Cleo drone . Developed by Omar Eleryan and […]

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