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Parrot Wants You To Create Accessories For Its Drones

02/07/2016, Parrot is a company that’s quite well known for the drones that it makes. The company now wants you to design accessories for its latest drones, the Bebop and Minidrone, if it likes your design it’s going to produce and sell them in its...

Dutch Police Training Eagles To Neutralize Drones

02/01/2016, Drones pose a significant privacy and safety risk. You wouldn’t want one hovering over your backyard recording your activities just like the government won’t like a drone recording footage near its sensitive installations. The need for...

Google Testing Drones That Can Deliver 5G Internet [Rumor]

01/29/2016, Google’s Project Loon wants to cover the world with internet, even in places where internet access has not yet been established, thanks to the use of hot air balloons. However according to a report from The Guardian, Google is reportedly testing out a...

Droneboarding Could Be The Next Big Thing In Sports

01/29/2016, According to the definition of wakeboarding, it describes “the sport of riding on a short, wide board resembling a surfboard and performing acrobatic maneuvers while being towed behind a motorboat.” Take part of that definition and apply it to drones,...

Japan To Designate Certain Areas Specifically For Drones

01/26/2016, As some of you guys might have heard, last year there was a bit of a drone scare in Japan in which a drone carrying radioactive material landed on the roof of the Prime Minister’s office. So much so that in Japan, they have launched drones to help catch...

The Loon Copter Can Fly, Float, And Dive

01/25/2016, There are drones that can fly, some of them can float on water, and some of them can dive underwater, but it’s not often that you can find one that does all three. However thanks to efforts by researchers the Oakland University, they have created a...

Scientists Ask Citizens To Use Drones To Map El Nino Flooding

01/25/2016, In the past we have seen how drones can be a nuisance in which they sometimes prevent emergency services from reaching their target. However now it looks like all those drone owners will have their drones put to good use and for the greater good, thanks...

Intel Thinks Drones Could Replace Fireworks In The Future

01/19/2016, We have come to expect fireworks during major celebrations, such as during the holiday season, New Year’s, the fourth of July, and etc. However fireworks are messy, expensive, and potentially dangerous, and also admittedly a bit limited in the kind of...

Ubergizmo’s Best of CES 2016

01/11/2016, And it’s a wrap! CES 2016 is over. The 49th CES has brought more attendees and attention than ever. With 170k attendees (50k from abroad) and 6000 journalists and analysts, this was the largest CES ever. It is simply impossible to see everything, but we...

The Ehang 184 Is A Drone That Could Fly You To Work One Day

01/07/2016, All the drones that we have seen to date are drones that need to be piloted by a human remotely. They are also, for the most part, too small to fit a human and at most they can carry is a camera mounted onto their bodies. However that could change in the...

DJI’s Geofencing System Enters Into Public Beta

01/04/2016, We have heard many stories of how drones have flown into areas that they’re not supposed to, causing quite a bit of a security scare in the process. We suppose for the most part it is unintentional, an enthusiastic drone operator who maybe wandered a...

DARPA Building Drones That Can Take Off From Smaller Ships

12/30/2015, We’re sure many of you guys have seen photos and movies of planes taking off from ships. These ships are called carriers and they are huge, obviously since it would need to be able to fit several planes as well as accommodate a runway. However the...

The U.S. Army Has Retired Its First Drone

12/30/2015, It has only been a few years since the military’s drone technology has become a subject of public interest but that doesn’t take away from the fact that the U.S. Army has been using drones for over two decades now. IAI’s Hunter has the...