Very recently, DJI has unveiled their first entry in the FPV Goggles niche market. The headset allows a pilot’s head movements to control drones in the air and feature a pair of high definition display screens.
JJRC recently released a new line of toy quadcopters — the H50 series which consists of the H50GH, H50WH and H50CH. The H50GH is the flagship model of the range and features a 5.8GHz HD 720P FPV camera while the H50CH base model features a 2MP camera with no FPV feed.
Singapore-based DipGraphics is a company that specializes in water transfer printing solutions for drone and RC enthusiasts. Hydro dipping or hydrographics are a great way for customizing your RC gear if you’re tired of that stock look.
One of the world’s largest annual rock music events — Rock in Rio will feature a Spaxels drone show. The Spaxels swarm of LED drones is expected to perform above Rio de Janeiro’s Barra Olympic Park every evening of the event’s run as a prelude to each day’s headliner.
With technology taking new twists every day, the reality of a world where drones are regularly used beckons. Many will wonder whether there is any need to have a drone. Is it worth its trouble? Do companies and individuals need to invest in drones?
Last month’s Geneva Motor Show saw car giant Jaguar unveil an international collaboration which is hoped could save many lives in years to come. ‘Project Hero’, is fitting Land Rover SUVs with Taiwanese Align M480L drones, in the hope of using them in emergency search and rescue missions.
Drones are used to film and broadcast all kinds of activities, from agricultural production, construction, search and rescue and extreme sports. However, up until now, there has been very little progress when it comes to getting drones to fly properly and safely in extreme weather.
What would happen if you merged FPV racing, BattleBots and American Ninja Warrior into a single form of drone competition? Well, you get DroneClash — an epic multirotor aerial battle where modern day aerial gladiators brawl it out in an arena with all kinds of dangers a drone pilot can imagine.
DJI’s latest M200 caters to the rise in industrial drone applications — a market segment that was once filled by the Inspire 1. Capable of lifting up to 2 cameras, the M200 is DJI’s most versatile adaptable aerial imaging platform to date.
In the insurance sector, drones can quickly scan a very large area and give pictorial evidence of damage to a site or property. More importantly, they are able to reach places where humans can’t reach due to disasters. One particular insurer has commissioned the use of drones to carry out such work…