Drone Patent Features Foldable Wings

Drone Patent Features Foldable Wings

Amazon’s Latest Drone Patent Features Foldable Wings For Flippable Flight Amazon has sought patents for hitchhiking drones , mini-drones that can sit on shoulders , drones that assemble themselves like Lego toys – and now drones that flip their wings to go from vertical to horizontal flight. The hybrid foldable-wing design is covered in a patent that was published on Tuesday , following up on an application filed back in […]

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Drone That Clings To Your Phone

Drone That Clings To Your Phone

The Selfly drone and its smartphone case (Credit: Selfly) Drone That Clings To Your Phone When it comes to consumer drones, a lot of people simply want something that lets them take high-angle selfies … and if that “something” is easy to carry, so much the better. If you’re one of those people, then you might like the Selfly. It’s a camera-equipped flat-bodied drone that attaches to an accompanying smartphone […]

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Future of Unmanned Flight Approaches

Future of Unmanned Flight Approaches

What drones may come: The future of unmanned flight approaches The once-small community of drone hobbyists has transformed into a worldwide phenomenon. In 2016 especially, significant technology improvements and regulatory clarity have paved the way for even more dramatic changes in the coming years. Among the biggest adopters of drones, and experimenters with them, have been universities . As the director of the University of California system’s Center of Excellence […]

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The 4K DJI Drone Shootout

The 4K DJI Drone Shootout

YouTuber, filmmaker and, more recently, CNN employee Casey Neistat is back with another drone review. After a bit of a gaff last time , Neistat is starting fresh by comparing three of the most popular 4K drones on the market: the DJI Mavic Pro, the DJI Phantom 4 Pro, and the DJI Inspire 1 Pro. Neistat picked these drones because they are incredibly popular and perfectly represent the three tiers […]

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