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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

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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.

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UAV220 Giving Thanks
UAV220 Giving Thanks

David and Max take the week off due to the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday.

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TEDx: Dr. Catherine Ball on how drones can close the critical gap in equality
TEDx: Dr. Catherine Ball on how drones can close the critical gap in equality

Can drones help solve the gap in gender equality? Here’s the argument for how drones can help make that change. Drones are egalitarian and accessible — you don’t need a degree to fly them, they can be purchased at a relatively low cost from Amazon, and they can be used in a variety of industry. … Continue reading TEDx: Dr. Catherine Ball on how drones can close the critical gap in equality

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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

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Attorneys see positive signs for UAS from federal government
Attorneys see positive signs for UAS from federal government

Between FAA reorganization, Congressional reauthorization of the agency and the Trump administration’s drone pilot program, two veteran aviation attorneys see reason for optimism that 2018 will be a better year for the UAS industry. #quadcopters #drones

Intelsat General successfully tests satellite tech with UAS
Intelsat General successfully tests satellite tech with UAS

Intelsat General’s high throughput satellite technology was successfully tested earlier this year with a General Atomics Predator. But company president Skot Butler believes HTS will also benefit the commercial UAS industry. #quadcopters #drones

Tennessee Space Institute chooses unique drone for research work
Tennessee Space Institute chooses unique drone for research work

we needed an autonomous autopilot for the aircraft capable of navigating the same flight path six times a day, ten days in a row, and you want the aircraft over the same points at the same time, according to the Tennessee Space Institute. #quadcopters #drones

Tech developer’s reinvented helicopter eyed for unmanned flight
Tech developer’s reinvented helicopter eyed for unmanned flight

Attendees of the 2018 Consumer Electronic Show will have an opportunity to witness a Cincinnati-based technology developers newest electric transport vehicle in action, a hybrid octocopter capable of transporting two people. #quadcopters #drones

Israel firm unveils defense industry drone to commercial market
Israel firm unveils defense industry drone to commercial market

Sparrow I uses PerceptoCore, the company’s patented processing module for drones. This technology is already being used in leading defense industry drones and is available for the first time for commercial use with the release of Sparrow I. #quadcopters #drones