Telecom hopes to track drones missed by radar just as air-traffic control tracks planes
Need some drone photo inspiration? The winners of the 2017 SkyPixel drone photo contest are out, and their images do not disappoint. More than 44,000 drone photographers from 141 different countries entered the contest, which had categories in landscape, portrait and story. French photographer Florian Ledoux nabbed the grand prize with his shot of a … Continue reading See the best drone photos of 2017, according to SkyPixel →
The round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race is one of the toughest races on the planet, and Sam Greenfield started using drones to capture it like never before.
New research finds small drones on short deliveries use less carbon than the equivalent vehicles.
A new study from the University of Adelaide in Australia found that counting wildlife using drones is more accurate than traditional approaches.
If drone deliveries are the future, NanoMap is the present. MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) developed a system that allows drones to consistently fly at 20 mph through dense environments …
Drones can enter dangerous environments where humans cannot. But what if a drone could stop disasters from happening in the first place?
The Mavic Air is DJI’s most cutting edge drone released to date. At the launch event in New York, we gave people a detailed look at the Mavic Air’
The Pyeongchang opening ceremonies included a performance by 1,218 drones working in concert—a new world record.
China’s Ehang has completed manned test flights of its 184 personal drone. The price may put you off though
Outlaw drone operators post video showing a drone unsafely flying over a Frontier airliner near Las Vegas airport.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating an incident caught by a drone showing the drone flying precariously close to a landing airplane.
Consumer Reports asked five experts for tips on how to shoot great drone video. In this story, they explain how to get dramatic footage without losing your craft in a crash.
Drones were one of the hottest gifts of the 2017 holiday season. It’s not just the high-end drones that are flying off of the shelves either; mid-priced drones are in high demand as well. And as technology advances and manufacturing processes improve, the prices of drones are dropping, bringing dron
The DJI Mavic Air goes on sale this month for $799, and is packed with impressive automated tech.
Researchers at the University of Zurich and the National Centre of Competence in Research NCCR Robotics to develop Drone Network (DroNet), a convolutional neural network that can safely fly drones through a city at low altitudes by imitating how cars and bicycles navigate.
I spent much of the day yesterday reading about the implications of what Strava has done by releasing their heatmap of location data into the wild. If you’re unfamiliar with the controversy, Strava, a company that aggregates the location data of folks using their phones and “wearables” like FitBit, released a worldwide heat map of …
Paris remains on alert as the river Seine continues to rise amid warnings of further rainfall next week.
If you’re interested in buying your first drone or are curious but afraid of adopting an expensive new hobby, you’ll be happy to know you’re probably holding your first drone controller in your hands: your iPhone or iPad.
Carlo Ratti, who is working with Italy’s road agency on a new project to bring drones to roadways, thinks so.