month : 07/2016 38 results

Vuzix and Amimon Announce Joint Sponsorship of International Drone Racing Team

Vuzix® Corporation a leading supplier of Smart-Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that the Company is partnering with Amimon, developer of the industry's first all-digital ...

Théa: The first FAA Approved Drone

Enterprise Drone Solutions, based in Tucson, AZ is introducing Théa: the world’s first UAS to meet the high standards for an FAA Airworthiness Certificate. Théa has expanded operational capabilities beyond those of any other commercial unmanned aircraft, to allow legal flight over crowds, ...

GoPro Karma To Launch Ahead Of The Holidays

“Hero5 and Karma will contribute to the largest introduction of products in our history, all in time for what we believe will be GoPro’s most exciting fourth quarter, ever – a quarter where we expect to return to profitability,” said Nicholas Woodman, CEO and Founder of GoPro, in the ...

Rwanda Readies Deployment of Life-Saving Drone Delivery System

This summer, small autonomous airplanes will begin carrying life-saving blood to 20 hospitals and healthcare centers across Western Rwanda, Africa, in one of the first-of-its-kind drone-based delivery demonstrations.The drone delivery system is part of a program envisioned by the Rwandan ...

Lockheed Martin Is Designing a Laser to Defeat Drone Swarms

It starts as a speck on the horizon, just a speck, no bigger than the tip of a pencil point. Then it grows, as the convoy continues to travel along its path. It’s not one speck, but many. Small drones begin to expand into the sky, and suddenly the specks become a swarm that extends above the ...

Aerix VIDIUS VR – The World’s Smallest Virtual Reality Drone

Want to learn to fly drones without the fear of crashing a expensive copter  on your maiden flight? If so, you may be interested in Aerix’s new Vidius VR, a.k.a. the world’s smallest virtual reality drone — which not only measures a scant 4.3cm x 4.3cm x 2.5cm, but has an equally tiny ...

US Gov Partners with DJI, Drone Industry To Eliminate Drone Intrusions

To address the growing problem of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)  impeding wildland firefighting efforts, the U.S. Department of the Interior and industry partners activated a prototype warning system that provides real-time alerts and geofencing alarms to prevent drone pilots from interfer...

GoPro Signs As Presenting Sponsor Of The 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Championships

Drone Sports Association (DSA), the leading global drone racing and drone sports entertainment company, announced today that the highly anticipated 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Championships "Drone Nationals" will be presented by GoPro, AIG, EMC have also signed on as major ...

7-Eleven Makes First US Drone Delivers

7-Eleven Inc. and a tech startup called Flirtey have beaten Amazon to the punch in making the first drone delivery to a customer’s home in the U.S.Most already know 7-Eleven, the convenience store retail chain that boasts about 10,800 stores in North America and 59,500 in total around the ...

The World’s Fastest Consumer Drone Can Record 4K Video At 85 MPH

The Teal drone, which is up for preorder prior to its Christmas launch this year, is set to become the world's fastest consumer drone, capable of flying at 70 miles per hour and up to 85 miles per hour in ideal conditions.The drone is claimed to be able to fight through wind speeds of up to ...