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MIT Proposes To Use Drones For Flash Photography

07/14/2014, When it comes to flash photography, unless you have an assistant that is able to hold the flash unit for you, chances are its position is pretty static, meaning that you’ll have to move the entire setup if you want to reposition the flash. It’s not a...

2 Arrested For Flying Drone Close To New York Police Chopper

07/09/2014, While the Federal Aviation Administration has until next year to come up with rules that govern the use of drones in the National Airspace System there’s no denying the fact that drones have already taken to the skies. Available for a couple of...

FAA Drops Banhammer On Drone Deliveries

06/24/2014, A few months back online retail giant Amazon showed off a novel concept called Amazon Prime Air. The idea is to utilize drones to deliver packages to customers. Using localized fulfillment centers would enable the online retailer to reduce shipping times...

USF To Allow Students To Borrow Drones From The Library

06/24/2014, Drones are expensive. Or at least the good ones are, so if you’ve always wanted to try your hand at flying a drone whether it be for fun or to film some pretty cool angles, you might require some capital. Well the good news is that if you’re a student...

Drone Warning System Aims To Keep You Safe From Prying Eyes

06/18/2014, Drones are becoming increasingly popular and easier to come by. For a couple of hundred dollars one can get a drone that’s equipped with a still or video camera, or even an infrared sensor. Since there are no rules set out by the FAA on usage of...

French Football Team Spied On By A Drone

06/17/2014, It is understandable that there are some out there who do not like drones. This is because drones can be pretty small and inconspicuous, thus allowing users to pilot it without it being noticed, which some believe can be used as an invasion of privacy....

The HEXO+ Drone Can Follow You Autonomously

06/15/2014, We know there are more than a few adrenaline junkies out there who love to film their crazy exploits. However this usually involves bringing a friend or camera crew along with you, but what if no one was free or what if you were doing something that would...

Japanese Dancers Use Drones In Their Choreography

05/23/2014, With technology becoming part of our lives, it is no surprise that eventually it would begin creeping its way into art as well, and that’s what a dance troupe in Japan, Eleven Play, has done by choreographing a dance that includes the use of quadcopter...

Researchers Create Drone With An Onboard 3D Printer

05/13/2014, Drones and 3D printers are buzzwords in today’s technology industry and a team of researchers in London has been able to put them together. Led by Dr. Mirko Kovac of the Imperial College of London’s Department of Aeronautics, the drone has an...

Regional U.S. Jet Nearly Avoids Collision With RC Plane

05/11/2014, While hobbyists have been operating RC planes for quite some time now the idea of unmanned aerial vehicles has only just entered into the mainstream limelight, thanks in part to the plethora of cheap quadricopters that have made it easy for anyone and...

Drones Are Not Welcome At Yosemite National Park

05/04/2014, Its very easy to get your hands on a drone these days. Countless companies are selling inexpensive drones to the masses. While they don’t have the range or killing powers of military drones they’re good for capturing incredible shots from the...

Crook Uses Heat Vision Drone To Target Weed Growhouses

04/20/2014, Law enforcement agencies, such as the DEA in the US, have used thermal imaging cameras for a long time to locate marijuana growhouses. That’s because the hydroponic lights used for indoor growing operations give off a significant amount of heat,...

Google Picks Up Titan Aerospace Before Facebook Can

04/14/2014, We often hear rumors about offers and counteroffers whenever a major company makes a big acquisition. For example, when Snapchat was reportedly being courted, it received multiple bids from Facebook and Google. The same was rumored for WhatsApp, which...