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Verizon, Google, make moves on electronic drone license plates

License plates generally seem to work for cars to identify the car’s owner and other important info. But for drones, a tiny plate on a flying robot whirring hundreds of feet in the air isn’t going to work. Companies, the government and policies have tossed around ideas for tracking drones, primarily electronically, and this week,…
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Startup DronOSS Sets Its Sights on Fewer Drone Crashes with Augmented Reality Pilot Training

Startup DronOSS Sets Its Sights on Fewer Drone Crashes with Augmented Reality Pilot Training  Next Reality Drone mishaps, such as the collision that scratched a military helicopter in New York, are becoming something of an everyday hazard. And professional drone … >> Osmo Pocket vs. Osmo Mobile 2: Which One Should You Buy? Source link Share…
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DRONELIFE Exclusive: SenseFly’s Troy Hittle on Taking Drones Mainstream

At this week’s InterGeo Conference, DRONELIFE had the opportunity to meet with Troy Hittle, senseFly‘s General Manager of the US and Canada, and talk about new partnerships, company focus, and what it will take for drones to move mainstream. Maintaining Focus – to Move Ahead senseFly’s fixed wing drone is iconic in the industry.  The…
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ZLRC SG907 drone: Another Mavic clone

Following the great success of the Emotion E58 drone, many drone manufacturers started to make similar Mavic alike drones. The ZLRC SG907 is by far the best replica I have seen so far. They copied even the battery’s design and heat-sinks from aircraft’s belly. Of course priced for $100 we cannot expect to have same…
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Inside the world of dark tourism where thrillseekers risk torture, prison and even death in the world’s most s

Inside the world of dark tourism where thrillseekers risk torture, prison and even death in the world’s most s  The Sun DARK tourists seeking thrills in terrifying war zones and paranoid rogue states risk being banged up in hell-hole jails accused of espionage and even being … >> Osmo Pocket vs. Osmo Mobile 2: Which One…
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Donut 3″ DIY drone kit: CineWhoop for less than $100?

CineWHOOPs are cool, are fun but expensive too. If you already own a RunCam Hybrid style 4K camera, using the Donut 3″ DIY drone kit you can build your on Whoop for less than $100. The package includes the 140mm size carbon fiber frame with super large ducted blade protectors, MAMBA F405 Mini flight controller…
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Software Defined Drones and the Path to Standardization and Scale in the Drone Industry

At the InterGeo conference in Stuttgart today, Kevin Sartori, Co-Founder of Auterion and an ambassador for open source software for drones, says the drone industry is going through a transformation – and his analogy to the auto industry is both fascinating and a bit frightening for industry watchers. The Model T and the Start of…
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DJI Enhances its Geospatial Data Collection Platform

DJI Enhances its Geospatial Data Collection Platform  WebWire DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is introducing a series of product updates that streamline existing surveying operations. >> Osmo Pocket vs. Osmo Mobile 2: Which One Should You Buy? Source link Share Tweet Share Pin Email accuracy aerial better capabilities civilian coll…
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JJRC X9P GPS enabled 4K drone for less than $300

Surely, the biggest upgrade of the JJRC X9P compared to its predecessor is the 4K camera and optical flow positioning. The “Pro” version comes with 4096 X 3072 photo and 1920 X 1080 video resolution. In order to allow super smooth footage, the 4K camera is mounted on a 2-axis gimbal. The camera’s FPV range…
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DJI blames Trump tariffs for price increases (but you can get around them)

DJI drone prices just saw a huge increase, and the Chinese drone manufacturer is blaming it on recent tariffs. DJI’s shop saw significant changes this month, including the removal of some items and big price increases, as first reported by Drone DJ. “Due to the recent increase in tariffs, DJI has updated pricing for its…
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