An Austrian tourist got nabbed recently at the Amboseli National Park, when he was flying a UAV, ostensibly to take pictures from an elevated location to include in his holiday picture and video album. Continue reading
DSLRPros, Inc., responding to a recent safety campaign by industry officials and the FAA to advise drone operators how to fly their unmanned aircraft safely, announces the release of “Drone Academy X”, the first professional video series on drone education and safety. Drone Academy X releases on DSLRPros’ new digital platform, offering a new digital video platform for high-quality, prescreened educational products for the drone industry.
EHANG, makers of the Ghost Drone, announced the company has closed $10 million in Series A funding led by GGV Capital. Angel investors in the round are Xiaoping Xu and Nick Yang, two of China’s most successful entrepreneurs. PreAngel, a fund focused on early stage startups, is also contributing to the round. EHANG will use this new round of funding to meet demand amassed from its Indiegogo campaign by expanding its team and ramping up manufacturing efforts. Continue reading
Rules for the commercial use of drones could be announced at any time. One local group in Richmond is teaching people in the area how and where to safely fly them. Continue reading
This video from Australia shows all too well the problem pesky unmanned aerial vehicles pose to kangaroos just looking for some peace and quiet in the outback. Continue reading
Singapore-based company, Infinium Robotics, is applying advanced drone technology as a way to further automate the job of waiter. Promoted as a technology that can reduce manpower costs and maximize the use of dining room space, Infinium-Serve uses individual drones to deliver food from kitchen to dining room patrons. Continue reading