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Check Out This Gorgeous Drone Footage Of A Fireworks Display

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Our American readers may not have ever heard of the Needles Landmark Attraction, a small amusement park located at the top of the cliff at Alum Bay – close to the UK’s Isle of Wight. But the park – named for three historic needle-like rocks that jut out of the nearby ocean – is currently putting on a “pyromusical extravaganza” ... Read More »

IBM Develops Barista Drones That Know When You Need Coffee

We’ve heard of drone delivery, but never like this. Earlier this month, legendary computer company IBM was issued a patent for “DRONE DELIVERY OF COFFEE BASED ON A COGNITIVE STATE OF AN INDIVIDUAL.” According to the patent, IBM has developed a system to take data from smart watches, cameras, and analyses of a person’s past behavior to measure their “sleep ... Read More »

DJI Mavic Pro 2

It’s no secret that we’ve been impatiently waiting for the release of the Mavic 2 Pro and the Mavic 2 Zoom from DJI for months now. At the end of August, the “See The Bigger Picture” event both revealed and launched the Mavic Pro 2, which was originally scheduled to take place on July 18th. Mavic 2 Series – Zoom ... Read More »

Yuneec Presents the Mantis Q With Voice Control

Yuneec International is the current world leader in regard to electric aviation. This week, they’ve presented the Mantis Q, the latest, all-new extension of the award-winning Yuneec lineup. The Mantis Q, which was pitched to be a travel drone, features foldable arms, gesture and facial detection controls, a maximum flight time of up to 33 minutes, a 4K camera, and ... Read More »

Drones and Wildfire Do Not Mix – Or Can They?

The destructive, powerful sight of a spreading wildfire is something that makes most of us stay out of its way. Some drone users, however, see a blazing wildfire as the perfect opportunity to take to the skies and get some footage. Just this year alone, at this time of writing, drones were responsible for shutting down aerial wildfire fighting in ... Read More »

Drone Deliveries Are Picking Up in Iceland

Drone-based delivery companies are now springing up in places you’d never expect them to be. Using drones to make deliveries was once something we thought we’d never actually see, but it’s now being successfully done in some of the most random places in the world. Aha.is is Iceland’s largest e-commerce marketplace and on-demand supplier when it comes to restaurant food. ... Read More »

DJI Spark Has a New Look

It’s safe to say that DJI now has one of the cutest drones on the market. They recently announced that they are working together with Line Friends to create the cutest line of drones, specifically by giving the Spark we all know and love a makeover. The Line Friends (Brown) I Spark is just like the original Spark, able to ... Read More »

New UK Drone Laws Limit All Flights To 120 Meters

The Civil Aviation Authority’s Drone Code regulate all drone flights in the United Kingdom, commercial or otherwise. On July 30th, 2018, the CAA updated the drone code with new limits on flights. It is now against the law to fly any unmanned aerial vehicle in the UK higher than 120 meters (400 feet) in the air, or to fly within ... Read More »

The Winners Of The 2018 Drone Photography Awards Are Here

Drone photography is more popular than ever. There’s two reasons for this. The first is that drones are more widely accessible than they’ve been at any point in history – anyone can find a cheap drone and start learning how to fly and take photos. And the second is that the technology has advanced to the point that drone shots ... Read More »

Intel Drones Are Preserving the Great Wall of China

Intel Corp. is now officially working with the China Foundation for Cultural Heritage Conservation, or the CFCHC for short, with the purpose of aiding in protecting and preserving the Jiankou section of the Great Wall of China using their Falcon 8+ drone. The Falcon 8+ conducts aerial surveys and inspections of the Jiankou section with the goal of capturing high-resolution ... Read More »