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Study Of Swans Could Lead To More Stable Drone Cameras

08/30/2015, The idea of attaching a camera to a drone is nothing new. However getting stable footage from a camera attached to a drone is a different story. Usually the resulting footage isn’t particularly stable due to movement from the drone, along with the...

Boeing’s New Laser Cannon Kills Drones Mid-Flight

08/30/2015, Drones aren’t going away anytime soon so we have to accept the fact that they’re here to stay, hovering above our houses and our parks, forever being a source of nuisance for people who dislike these machines. The fact is that drones can do...

Intel Bets Big With $60m Investment In Drone Maker

08/27/2015, When you think of Intel, chances are you think of computer chips and processors found in desktops PCs and laptops. However given that the PC market is starting to see a decline and in a bid to diversify themselves, Intel has announced that their venture...

Drones In North Dakota Can Now Be Armed With Non-Lethal Weapons

08/27/2015, If the idea of a drone hovering above you armed with a camera already makes you a tad uneasy, then you might not be too happy to hear that over in North Dakota, the police can now legally arm their drones with non-lethal weapons, thanks to the passing of...

New Bill Could Hamper The Commercial Use Of Drones

08/25/2015, As you might have heard, Amazon has plans to use drones to make nearby deliveries, and given how drones are able to skip traffic, it makes sense, not to mention it would be a lot faster as well. However a new bill that has been recently proposed could...

Sony’s First Drone Prototypes Shown Off On Video

08/25/2015, Last month Sony’s mobile division made an interesting announcement in which they revealed that they had plans to enter the drone business. This is thanks to an investment that the company has made with another company called ZMP, and the result is a new...

Qualcomm Thinks Its Technology Can Be Used In Drones As Well

08/20/2015, Qualcomm’s technology at the moment is largely found in smartphones and tablets, and as Re/code has so deftly pointed out, the smartphone market is starting to level off, not to mention there are plenty of OEMs who are starting to make their own...

Snake River Starts Shipping Drone Munition

08/18/2015, Snake River Shooting Products has announced that it’s now shipping Drone Munition shot shell based defense rounds, this ammo manufacturer is basically doing a marketing push following the story of a man shooting down a drone hovering over his house...

Pilots Reporting Seeing More Drones At Higher Altitudes

08/14/2015, While drones have been looked at as tools for photographers and videographers, sometimes they do get in the way and pose a potential danger. In fact recently the FAA has released a report in which they claim that pilots have started to see drones in...

Eagle Versus Drone In Mid-Air Battle, Nature Wins

08/12/2015, A couple of days ago we were treated to a footage of a fisherman versus a drone, where the fisherman successfully and skillfully managed to hook a drone in mid-air. Now who was wrong in this case is up for debate – was the drone pilot wrong for...

Drone Annoys Fisherman, Gets Hooked Midair

08/11/2015, Drones can be incredibly annoying if one keeps buzzing around you and you’re not exactly open to the idea of having one so close to your personal space. It’s not uncommon to see people react aggressively when this happens, like the man who...

DJI Phantom 3 Standard Is A Cheaper Drone With Less Features

08/05/2015, DJI today launched the DJI Phantom 3 Standard done, this is a relatively cheaper offering from the company that also sells the Phantom 3 Advanced and Professional for $999 and $1,250 respectively. DJI is one of the most popular consumer drone...

Drone Unsuccessfully Delivers Drugs And Tobacco In A Prison Yard

08/05/2015, Amazon wants to make drone deliveries a thing, but unsurprisingly regulators such as the FAA are a bit worried about that and we can see why. According to a report from the Mansfield News Journal, it seems that about a week ago, a drone flew over a prison...

China To Limit Export Of High-Altitude Flying Military Drones

08/03/2015, Effective from August 15th, China is going to restrict exports of few drones and supercomputers. The country is concerned about the technology going into wrong hands and could be advantageous for the “illegal elements”, which is hinted towards a...