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  1. Clone Drone in the Danger Zone: A Quick Look

    Gamerheadlines.com - Games 05.24 / 22:47 gamerheadlines.com
    British Humor and Robots with Swords Indie games have undoubtedly evolved quite a lot in the past decade. What once was considered a mere shot in the dark at creating something with limited resources in an otherwise vast sea of AAA and third-party games, has now become this (some of the times) beautiful norm in the gaming industry, mostly due to platforms like itch.io that facilitate the distribution of such games. A great example of […] The post Clone Drone in the Danger Zone: A Quic…
  2. Andy Bellin Comes Aboard To Adapt ‘Drone Warrior’ For Michael Bay

    Deadline.com - Lifestyle 05.24 / 22:34 deadline.com
    EXCLUSIVE: Given what has happened in Manchester, it is not surprising that this project is moving forward — who doesn’t want to obliterate Isis? Andy Bellin has been signed by director and producer Michael Bay to adapt the action thriller Drone Warrior, based on the book of the same name from author and Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal writer Christopher S. Stewart. The project, which is about a small group of elite soldiers, is set up at Par…
  3. Drone helps rescue dog that fell down gorge

    NYPost-Crime 05.24 / 22:31 nypost.com
    A lost dog who fell halfway down a 400-foot gorge upstate lived to fetch another day thanks to rescue efforts by a highly trained police sergeant — and a drone, officials said. The four-legged best friend, dubbed Skippy, went missing from home last weekend and was discovered inside Letchworth State Park by a female h…
  4. DJI Launches Spark- A Drone That Is Making All Other Drones Obsolete By Its Controlling Mechanism

    Wccftech.com - Technology 05.24 / 22:07 wccftech.com
    DJI just took things to another level by launching an intelligent easy to use mini-drone called Spark, incorporating the company’s latest technology in autonomous flight mode, that can be controlled by hand-gestures alone unlike conventional drones that require remote controls. The company has put in a lot of investment and hard work in developing this drone. […] The post DJI Launches Spark- A Drone That Is Making All Other Drones Obsolete By Its Controlling Mechanism by Zarmeen Sh…
  5. Chinese online retailer developing one ton delivery drones

    Canadianshipper.com - Industries 05.24 / 22:01 canadianshipper.com
    BEIJING — China’s biggest online retailer, JD.com Inc., announced plans recently to develop drone aircraft capable of carrying a ton or more for long-distance deliveries. The company said it will test the drones on a network it is developing to… The post Chinese online retailer developing one ton delivery drones appeared first on Canadian Shi…
  6. Video: Submersible Drone Can Reach a Depth of 100 Meters

    Trident sends live video feed via an on-board HD camera back to a user’s s…
  7. Watch: See DJI's Jedi-like palm-based gesture controls in action with the new Spark drone

    Appleinsider.com - Technology 05.24 / 21:40 appleinsider.com
    While DJI's new Spark drone relies heavily on an iPhone for editing and sharing video, its default mode of control when powered on is via palm-based gestures. AppleInsider offers a closer look at how they work, including footage of controlling two Spark units at…
  8. FAA Releases Guidelines for Drone Use

    Kgns.tv-TX 05.24 / 21:34 www.kgns.tv
    After years of struggling to write new rules, the Federal Aviation Administration has cleared the way for routine commercial use of small…
  9. Drone Rules: White House Wants To Allow Law Enforcement To Track, Destroy Drones

    IBTimes - Politics 05.24 / 21:31 ibtimes.com
    The Donald Trump administration has asked Congress to give the federal government the ability to track and destroy any type of drone flying on domestic soil, a document obtained by the New York Times…
  10. Commercial Drones Market – Advancement in Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies to Bolster Newer Applications

    Commercial Drones Market is forecast to exhibit a CAGR of 13.8% between 2017 and 2025. At this pace. The market’s valuation is expected to reach US$8.89 bn by the e…
  11. Tiny DJI Spark Drone Supports Hand Gestures

    Megatechnews.com - Gadgets 05.24 / 20:54 www.megatechnews.com
    The post Tiny DJI Spark Drone Supports Hand Gestures appeared first on MEGATechNews. Remember when we thought the GoPro Karma was small? And then we thought the DJI Mavic Pro was so small? How naive we were. With the noted exception of toy drones with terrible cameras, you couldn't get much smaller. Now you can, because the DJI Spark has zoomed onto the scene and its body has […] The post Tiny DJI Spark Drone Supports Hand Gestures appeared first on…
  12. Drone Hobbyists Don't Need to Register With FAA, Court Rules

    Findlaw.com - Law 05.24 / 20:46 findlaw.com
    The US Court of Appeals for D.C. issued a ruling that drone hobbyists are rejoicing over. The 2015 FAA emergency regulation that required all drone and model aircraft users to register their glorified toys was struck down last week. Now hobbyists can fly their drones, and RC planes,…
  13. The Trump Administration May Soon Have New Powers to Destroy Drone “Threats”

    Officials say it shouldn’t be illegal for the government to track and shoot down drones it deems t…
  14. DJI Launches Spark, the Camera Drone for Everyone

    Highsnobiety.com -Fashion 05.24 / 20:32 www.highsnobiety.com
    DJI this week introduces its all-new Spark drone, designed for everyone to use, no matter your skill level. The palm-sized gadget retails for a low $499 USD, as the manufacturer is marketing Spark as a “story-telling” product. They ultimately want you to take the drone with you virtually everywhere you go and incorporate it into [&#…
  15. The DJI Spark drone might actually be simple enough for the average person

    Popular Science -Technology 05.24 / 20:29 popsci.com
    Gadgets This compact flying machine can be controlled with simple hand gestures The DJI Spark drone is can go from its bag to the air in less than 30…
  16. DJI Spark is a $499 drone about the size of a soda can

    Phandroid.com - Technology 05.24 / 20:29 phandroid.com
    The latest drone from DJI, probably the biggest drone manufacturer in the world, is about the size of a soda can. The Spark weighs in at just 0.6 pounds, but it still has a ton of powerful…
  17. DJI's new drone fits in the palm of your hand

    CNNMoney - Money 05.24 / 20:24 money.cnn.com
    The DJI Spark can be controlled entirely with hand…
  18. The Trump Administration Wants To Be Able To Track and Hack Your Drone

    Tech.slashdot.org - Technology 05.24 / 20:12 tech.slashdot.org
    An anonymous reader shares a report: The Trump administration wants federal agencies to be able to track, hack, or even destroy drones that pose a threat to law enforcement and public safety operations, The New York Times reports. A proposed law, if passed by Congress, would let the government take down unmanned aircraft posing a danger to firefighting and search-and-rescue missions, prison operations, or "authorized protection of a person." The government will be required to respect…
  19. DJI Launches Its Smallest Drone Yet, The $499 Spark

    Ubergizmo.com - Technology 05.24 / 20:02 ubergizmo.com
    DJI’s drones tend to be pricey so the company has made a new one that aims to capture the mid-range segment of the drone market. The Spark is DJI’s smallest and cheapest drone yet. The company describes it as an “easy-to-use, fun-to-fly” mini camera drone which can take off from the palm of the user’s hand to capture moments that matter. Spark is also DJI’s first drone that can be controlled using hand gestures alone. This means that it will be very easy…
  20. DJI goes tiny with new easy-to-fly Spark drone

    Cultofmac.com - Technology 05.24 / 19:39 cultofmac.com
    The drone geniuses at DJI are making it easier than ever to get into aerial photography with the unveiling of the company’s smallest drone ever called Spark. DJI unveiled the new Spark drone at an event in NYC this morning where the tiny flying camera impressed watchers with some innovative new features like the ability […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple…