This Guy Flew His Camera Drone to 33000 Feet
People commonly send up cameras on weather balloons these days to shoot photos and videos from extreme altitudes, but one Russian man recently did something different: he flew a camera drone to 33,000 feet (~10km). The pilot, Денис Корякин, was flying a hobbyist drone that weighs 2.34 pounds (1.06kg) and has a flight
Russian billionaire tries to confiscate drone mid-flight from Droneworks Studio co-founder
Russian billionaire Abramovich tried to confiscate a drone from the co-founder of Droneworks Studios in the Caribbean with an anti-drone device. Last Thursday co-founder Justin Oakes posted a video…
Walmart wants to patent drone bees
While the idea may echo a frightening sci-fi show, the retailing giant has something more pragmatic in mind
Making the business case for drone delivery
With some “ooh and ah” factor tech-wise but often looking more like a gimmick in the real world, is there a use for drones in package delivery that saves fleets time and money?
This Drone Uses an Origami-Inspired Arm to Pick Up Objects
Scientists at the Soft Robotics Research Center at Seoul National University have developed a retractable robotic arm, letting droned pick up objects.
Mobile Tiny Houses For Millennials Kickstarter Photos
Everywhere Co. just launched a collection of tiny home models themed for our favorite untamed wild locations in the Great American West (and Hawaii).
The autonomous “selfie drone”
Alumni’s video-capturing drone tracks moving subjects while freely navigating any environment.
Riga Is Becoming a Latvian Haven for Drone Manufacturing and Racing
Riga isn’t a city we hear about often, if at all, when it comes to the drone industry. Recent developments, however, suggest that this may change.
Coming Soon to a Front Porch Near You: Package Delivery via #drone
The 4th New York City Drone Film Festival is this weeken
This weekend is the 4th New York City Drone Film Festival. The event is spread out over two days, starting on Saturday, March 3rd with various panel discussions covering items such as drone tech, d…