DJI Goggles just got a big upgrade that should make drone racers pretty happy

Showing posts from:News

DJI Goggles just got a big upgrade that should make drone racers pretty happy
DJI Goggles just got a big upgrade that should make drone racers pretty happy

DJI Goggles just got a new look — designed with FPV drone racers in mind. DJI this week launched a new version of its DJI Goggles called the DJI Goggles RE (Racing Edition). The new redesign includes a metallic matte black visor and headband with red leather padding. The DJI Goggles are designed to integrate with … Continue reading DJI Goggles just got a big upgrade that should make drone racers pretty happy

The post DJI Goggles just got a big upgrade that should make drone racers pretty happy appeared first on The Drone Girl.

#quadcopters #drones

What’s faster: a Google-funded drone or a human pilot? NASA put it to the test.
What’s faster: a Google-funded drone or a human pilot? NASA put it to the test.

Who is the better drone pilot? Human or machine? Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California put it to the test via a drone race — and the results may surprise you. One competitor in NASA’s race was not a human, but rather a Google-funded drone controlled by artificial intelligence.  The other was … Continue reading What’s faster: a Google-funded drone or a human pilot? NASA put it to the test.

The post What’s faster: a Google-funded drone or a human pilot? NASA put it to the test. appeared first on The Drone Girl.

#quadcopters #drones

New FAA data on drone registrations reveals surprising insights on America’s drone owners
New FAA data on drone registrations reveals surprising insights on America’s drone owners

Where are America’s drones flying? If you guessed techie or art hubs like San Francisco, Los Angeles or New York, you’re wrong. The Federal Aviation Administration made its drone registration database publicly available earlier this month — and the data mined from it is pretty surprising. States with low population densities are more likely to … Continue reading New FAA data on drone registrations reveals surprising insights on America’s drone owners

The post New FAA data on drone registrations reveals surprising insights on America’s drone owners appeared first on The Drone Girl.

#quadcopters #drones

39% of cell sites are still out of service in Puerto Rico post-hurricane. AT&T’s drones are fixing that.
39% of cell sites are still out of service in Puerto Rico post-hurricane. AT&T’s drones are fixing that.

More than two months after Hurricane Maria, much of Puerto Rico still does not have cell service. Drones could fix that. The Federal Aviation Administration today announced that it had approved the use of AT&T’s Flying COW drones to help restore cellular service. The Flying COW drones — which stands for cell on wings — … Continue reading 39% of cell sites are still out of service in Puerto Rico post-hurricane. AT&T’s drones are fixing that.

The post 39% of cell sites are still out of service in Puerto Rico post-hurricane. AT&T’s drones are fixing that. appeared first on The Drone Girl.

#quadcopters #drones

DJI just launched a limited edition Mavic Pro Alpine White drone — but only at these two stores
DJI just launched a limited edition Mavic Pro Alpine White drone — but only at these two stores

Want a DJI Mavic Pro that stands out from everyone else’s? This new version has something in common with the drone that put DJI on the drone map — the Phantom. DJI today announced its limited edition Mavic Pro Alpine White. The drone will only be available at two retailers —  the Apple Store and at … Continue reading DJI just launched a limited edition Mavic Pro Alpine White drone — but only at these two stores

The post DJI just launched a limited edition Mavic Pro Alpine White drone — but only at these two stores appeared first on The Drone Girl.

#quadcopters #drones

The fight that’s roiling the drone industry: small businesses see an “ol’ boys club’ forming
The fight that’s roiling the drone industry: small businesses see an “ol’ boys club’ forming

This is an excerpt of a piece originally written for MarketWatch.com. Read the entire piece here. The U.S. government is farming out the difficult task of establishing drone regulations to private companies, but the choice of one of the world’s largest telecom companies to lead a recent effort is not sitting well with smaller companies … Continue reading The fight that’s roiling the drone industry: small businesses see an “ol’ boys club’ forming

The post The fight that’s roiling the drone industry: small businesses see an “ol’ boys club’ forming appeared first on The Drone Girl.

#quadcopters #drones

VTX? PDB? ESC’s? A simple and comprehensive guide to all the FPV drone parts
VTX? PDB? ESC’s? A simple and comprehensive guide to all the FPV drone parts

Drones are complicated enough. There are rules to follow, registrations to be done and undone and done again, there’s learning how to fly it, and then there’s deciphering all the components of a drone. And those components can quickly turn into a pretty messy alphabet soup. Drone  Nodes came up with a handy infographic that … Continue reading VTX? PDB? ESC’s? A simple and comprehensive guide to all the FPV drone parts

The post VTX? PDB? ESC’s? A simple and comprehensive guide to all the FPV drone parts appeared first on The Drone Girl.

#quadcopters #drones

DJI launches new FlightHub drone operations software at AirWorks 2017
DJI launches new FlightHub drone operations software at AirWorks 2017

DJI, the world’s largest drone maker, now wants to help you manage your drones too. The Chinese drone manufacturer today released FlightHub, a software targeted at enterprise and business use cases, which manages real-time drone operations, flight data, fleets and pilot teams. The FlightHub software was launched at the AirWorks 2017 conference, which is DJI’s … Continue reading DJI launches new FlightHub drone operations software at AirWorks 2017

The post DJI launches new FlightHub drone operations software at AirWorks 2017 appeared first on The Drone Girl.

#quadcopters #drones

Drone Racing League’s 2018 world championships are in one of the world’s most unfriendly countries to women
Drone Racing League’s 2018 world championships are in one of the world’s most unfriendly countries to women

The Drone Racing League (DRL) announced the location of its 2018 DRL Allianz World Championship — and it’s located in one of the most unfriendly countries in the world toward women. The 2018 championship races will play out in Saudi Arabia in September next year. Saudi Arabia consistently ranks among the worst countries in the world … Continue reading Drone Racing League’s 2018 world championships are in one of the world’s most unfriendly countries to women

The post Drone Racing League’s 2018 world championships are in one of the world’s most unfriendly countries to women appeared first on The Drone Girl.

#quadcopters #drones

Parrot’s new Bebop-Pro Thermal signals shift in commercial drone industry trends
Parrot’s new Bebop-Pro Thermal signals shift in commercial drone industry trends

This is an excerpt of a piece originally written for MarketWatch.com. Read the entire story here. Parrot is making a late attempt to corner the market of low-cost drones used for commercial purposes. The French drone maker was largely responsible for leading drones to mainstream popularity with its AR.toy drone, but became quickly dwarfed by … Continue reading Parrot’s new Bebop-Pro Thermal signals shift in commercial drone industry trends

The post Parrot’s new Bebop-Pro Thermal signals shift in commercial drone industry trends appeared first on The Drone Girl.

#quadcopters #drones