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While still not as plentiful as their aerial cousins, there are now several underwater drones that are either in development or production. Essentially consumer versions of the Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) used by scientists and other professionals, they're camera-equipped unmanned mini-subs that let users see what's lurking beneath the surface of their local waterways. And while almost
Plenty of companies are jostling to get drones in the air, but in our experience over the last few years, DJI has always managed to keep a step ahead. With the entry-level Spark just launched, the company now has a drone for everyone from amateur aviators to pro pilots. To help you pick which model is best for you, New Atlas is rounding up and comparing the whole DJI line...Continue Reading D
The 2017 Paris Air Show has witnessed another unveiling as Textron Systems Unmanned Systems' Nightwarden Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) made its international debut at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. The latest variant of the AAI RQ-7 Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), the Nightwarden is the production-ready version of the developmental Shadow M2, which first flew in 2012...Continue Re
Tony Northrup has published a video detailing the Federal Aviation Administration's Part 107 sUAS Test that drone operators must pass in order to fly for commercial purposes. The video is nearly two hours long and details a number of topics related to the FAA's test, including information on radio frequencies, restricted areas, drone laws, runway markings and patterns, management, and more.The FA
Underwater drones can be mighty useful for exploring the oceans, finding fish or filming scuba divers but they do have some drawbacks, namely how far they can travel on each charge. A startup spun out of MIT has built what could be a game-changer for these types of watercraft, in the form of a power system that drinks in seawater to activate a battery that offers a tenfold increase on range.
Manfrotto has introduced a new collection of outdoor backpacks and messenger bags that are designed to cope with extreme environments and to allow users to carry loads of kit. The largest backpack in the Pro Light Bumblebee series, the Bumblebee-230 PL can hold a DSLR with vertical grip with a 70-200mm F2.8 zoom attached as well as an extra ten lenses, according to Manfrotto.The series comprises
In Shutter Release, we find the most interesting photography news and videos from around the web to share with you. Alongside links, we supply short descriptions of the content to help you determine if it is something which will interest you. Today’s stories include a guide to radio triggers, SANDMARC iPhone filters, the use of drones to carry off-camera flashes, a guide to layers in Photos
GPS can be a useful inclusion in a drone's navigational toolkit, but despite (pretty much) blanket coverage, there are areas where the technology just doesn't cut it. Researchers from GPU maker Nvidia are currently working on a navigation system that relies on visual recognition and computer learning to make sure drones don't get lost in the woods...Continue Reading Nvidia's autonomous drone
Lowepro has a whole line of drone bags including one for the Phantom 4 and this one for the Mavic that also has a hydration reservoir, but the DJI Inspire has been a point of challenge for bag makers due to its large size and awkward shape. Lowepro's answer is the DroneGuard Pro Inspire, a unique design that splays the large Inspire wings outside of the backpack, which makes the bag profile s
the ‘omnidirectional hexacopter,’ takes in-flight agility to a new level with six hexagonal-shaped propellors, providing six individually tiltable axes.The post voliro’s hexacopter drone uses six rotors to perform tricky mid-air maneuvers appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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