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How To Cook With a Drone

Have you ever found yourself staring at your drone thinking “I wonder if I could use it for cooking?”. Wonder no more, because Autel RoboticsĀ have made a tutorial video for just that. As tempting as it might be, we don’t recommend trying this at home šŸ™‚

Swarm of Drones Dropped from Jets

The military is definitely pushing the boundary of what can be done with drones. The biggest advances seem to be in “swarming”, where multiple drones are cooperating in the same mission. The United States military has been testing this by releasing 103 Perdix drones from three F/A-18 Super Hornets at high speed. The drones must be designed to withstand the shock of release at this spee...

DJI Announces The Matrice 200

DJI is most popularly know for it’s Phantom and Inspire line of drones. These drones are relatively inexpensive and easy to fly. However, DJI has an entire industrial side of its business that focuses on search and rescue, inspections, and other operations that are best performed by higher end drones. The Matrice 100 has been a staple for these types of operations and now, DJI has announced ...

Things To Know When Buying A Drone

If you are in the market for your first drone or looking to upgrade from a toy to a more expensive and sophisticated camera drone, then you definitely want to check out this article. In it, the author goes through all of the steps and research he did before he bought his first drone. Even though it’s easy to just hit the “buy” button on eBay or Amazon, you should really do your h...

How To Sell Your Drone

Selling things these days is as easy as taking some pictures and posting to a site like Craig’s List or eBay. But for drones it can be a little more complicated. That’s because drones are complicated machines. The seller must supply specific, accurate information about the drone, its condition, and how it will be shipped. This article gives some excellent, much needed tips on how to ef...

France Using Drones To Deliver Packages

DPDgroup, an international subsidiary of French national postal service Le Groupe La Poste, is conducting a trial in France in which certain packages, in certain areas are delivered via drone. The trial is being conducted in an area that is heavy with technology startup companies. The idea is to solve the “last mile” of delivery, which is often called the most expensive and time-consum...

Drones Used for Basketball Dunk Contest

When you think of flying drones, you probably don’t think of dunking basketballs! But just a few days after Intel powered drones to fly in the Super Bowl half time show, they were flexing their drone muscles again at a the Verizon Slam Dunk contents which is part part of the 2017 NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana. Intel’s drones had a claw attached to the bottom to hold th...

DJI Expanding Stores Into North America

DJI has several storefronts in Asia where people can come in to try out their products. This move is much like what Apple has done with its storefronts – creating a space where people can get a hands-on experience, meet other brand enthusiasts, and get support for products that they already own. DJI’s first store is open in the Denver, Colorado area and is already seeing great results....

Who Can Compete With DJI?

DJI is far and away the leading consumer and professional drone manufacturer in the world. And the larger competitors like 3D Robotics and GoPro have both taken missteps in their paths to compete with DJI. This means that the road for smaller drone manufacturers is tough. But there are some companies that seem to be rising to the challenge. This article looks at who those competitors are and what ...

Amazon Prime Air

If you follow the drone industry at all you know that Amazon, the online retailer, has been planning to use drones to deliver packages for some time now. But what most people don’t know is that this is already happening. In December of 2016, Amazon delivered their first package via Amazon Prime Air to a customer in rural England. Check out the behind-the-scenes look at that delivery and what...

The Growing Drone Economy Offers Investment Opportunities

Much like the gold rush of the mid 1800’s the drone rush is coming on strong and making an impact on how companies today are doing business. For the savvy investor, this means an opportunity to profit from this growing industry. From Lady Gaga using drones during the Super Bowl half time show to Intel Corporation making huge investments in drone intelligence, drones are becoming a part of ou...

Launching and Catching Drones

Darpa, the research brand of the United States Pentagon, is testing ways to launch and catch fixed wing drones without the need for a runway. While quadcopters, hexacopter, etc. are great for hovering in place, to really travel long distances, a fixed wing drone is much better equipped. However, many places where these drones will be used on missions don’t have smooth ground to take off and ...

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