year : 2017 271 results

Quaterniums’ Record-breaking Hybrid Drone Stays Aloft For Over Four Hours

Quaternium company, leading European brand of long-endurance multirotors, has set the World Record of Endurance with a multirotor drone, accomplishing a 4 hour 40-minute flight (280 minutes) with HYBRiX.20 quadcopter on the 24th December 2017. This flight time beats any former demonstration ever ...

Review: Zeiss Cinemizer OLED Multimedia Video Glasses

The Cinemizer OLED Goggles are a revolutionary, multipurpose, head mounted, display system. A wonderful innovation for a multitude of professional and consumer uses including, but not limited to an immersive movie theater experience, 3D gaming, as an external viewfinder for DSLR cameras or as a ...

FCC Orders Lumenier To Pay FCC $180k For Non-compliant Transmitters

The FCC has imposed a $180,000 civil penalty on a Sarasota, Florida, company that had been marketing noncompliant audio-visual transmitters intended for use on drones in violation of the Commission’s Amateur Service and marketing rules. In an Order released on December 19, the FCC explained ...

DJI Introduces The State-Of-The-Art Battery Station For Professionals Featuring Intelligent Power Management

DJI, the world’s leader in creative camera technology, today introduced the DJI Battery Station, designed for professional customers seeking advanced battery management to handle any shooting scenario. Built specifically for the Intelligent Battery TB50, the new Battery Station is the all-in-one ...

New FAA Committee Report Recommends Best Way To Identify Drones

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, welcomes today’s release of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)committee report on technology to identify drones in flight, clearing the way for drones to be used in new beneficial ways. The report recommends that ...

FIU Launches New Courses UAS/Drone Operations for Public Safety and Disaster Response

Florida International University’s (FIU) Academy for International Disaster Preparedness has announced two new certificate courses designed to help emergency managers and first responders better understand the role of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – also known as “drones” – in respon...

US Army Partners With Marine Corps On 3-D Printed Drones

Army researchers are working with the Marines to develop 3-D printed drones as materials science, aviation technology and software development merge to deliver new capabilities."Several years ago when we were collaborating with our academic partner, Georgia Tech, we had this project where we ...

President Trump Just Signed Mandatory Drone Registration Back Into Law

Back in May, a US federal court ruled that personal drones don’t need to be registered as part of the FAA’s mandatory drone registration program. That just changed: President Trump just signed a defense policy bill that restores the requirement that all recreational drone owners register ...

Egypt’s Parliament Bans Drone Use Without Defense Ministry Approval

Egypt’s parliament approved a new law during Tuesday’s general session which prohibits the use or possession of unmanned aerial vehicles, commercially known as drones, without a license from the Ministry of Defense. Concerns about the potential use of drones to conduct acts of ...

Virginia Tech Engineers Team With Malawi University To Set Drone Records

Drone delivery moved one step closer to reality in sub-Saharan Africa after Virginia Tech and Malawian teams conducted tests at the UNICEF drone testing corridor in Kasungu, Malawi.The flights by a fully autonomous aircraft designed in mechanical engineering’s Unmanned Systems Lab set ...