UAVs – Page 5

Two Drone Launches in One Day: DJI Keeps ‘Em Coming

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 15, 2016

The Chinese unmanned aircraft giant has brought two new editions of drones to its ever-increasing lineups of Phantom and Inspire drones.

AeroVironment Debuts Quantix Drone, Analytics Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 15, 2016

AeroVironment Inc., a provider of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both military and commercial applications, has launched a new solution featuring the Quantix drone and AeroVironment Decision Support System (AV DSS), a full-service, cloud-based data analytics platform. Available starting in [Read More]

Paper-Airplane Drone with Live Video Streaming Comes to Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 15, 2016

PowerUp Toys has officially launched POWERUP FPV, what the company calls the first paper-airplane drone with a live-streaming camera. POWERUP FPV is powered by Parrot’s streaming technology and is the third product in PowerUp’s core collection (following the POWERUP 3.0). The [Read More]

DJI’s Newest Hexacopter Offers Higher Stability, More Loading Capacity

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 11, 2016

DJI has updated the capabilities of its largest drone series by introducing the new Matrice 600 Pro, which the company says offers improved flight performance; a more powerful battery charging system; and better loading capacity for cinema cameras, industrial equipment [Read More]

GoPro’s Karma Drone Takes a Hit: All Units Recalled

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 09, 2016

Uh-oh: GoPro is recalling approximately 2,500 Karma drones, which, in a very small number of cases, lost power during flight, the company says. GoPro’s new Karma quadcopter made its official debut in the consumer unmanned aircraft systems world back in [Read More]

The Parrot Bebop 2 Drone Can Now Follow You Around

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 08, 2016

Parrot has now incorporated a follow-me mode into its Parrot Bebop 2 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). According to the company, the new feature (within the FreeFlight Pro app) combines visual tracking with a smartphone’s GPS and barometer. Available only on [Read More]

Intel’s Latest UAS Venture: The Shooting Star Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 08, 2016

“Can we pretend that [drones] in the night sky are like shooting stars?” Intel, gaining a stronger foothold in the commercial drone sector more and more every day, has announced a quadcopter designed specifically to be used in a fleet [Read More]

AERIX Rolls out Miniature Virtual Reality Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 08, 2016

AERIX Drones (formerly Axis Drones) has launched the new VIDIUS VR HD, what the company calls the “world’s smallest HD virtual reality drone.” The VIDIUS VR HD is equipped with a 720p, high-definition, wide-angle lens video camera system, yet it [Read More]

UAV Companies Delair-Tech and microdrones Combine Forces

Posted by Betsy Lillian on November 04, 2016

Fixed-wing drone company Delair-Tech and multi-rotor drone company microdrones have signed a partnership agreement to establish an industrial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) collaboration. Delair-Tech, which was recently acquired by Gatewing, will work with microdrones to deliver a comprehensive line of [Read More]

Topcon to Distribute Intel’s Falcon 8+ UAS in North America

Posted by Joseph Bebon on November 02, 2016

California-based Topcon Positioning Group has announced it will be distributing the Intel Falcon 8+ unmanned aerial system (UAS), Intel’s new V-shaped octocopter, for the North American markets. Building on the success of the initial Falcon 8 system, the new-generation Intel [Read More]