A man in Melbourne, Australia has been fined AU$850 after crashing a recreational drone over a police operation and coming close to injuring one of the police officers on the ground. Continue reading
ZANO is an ultra-portable, personal aerial photography and video capture platform, currently seeking funding through a KickStarter project. Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and intelligent enough to fly all by itself! ZANO connects directly to your smart device (iOS or Android) via onboard WiFi. Continue reading
With the release of the Parrot’s Bebop coming December 1st, IEEE Spectrum took the opportunity to take one for a test flight at an event in New York City. As previously reported, the Bebop has a number of advanced features, but by far the most fun is the support for first person video flying.
TGI Fridays launched the drone after research revealed that 47 per cent of Britons have never enjoyed a kiss under the mistletoe. The study also found that just 27 percent of people were planning to lock lips with someone under the festive plant this year – something the restaurant hopes to change. Continue reading
Following its announcement of the Bebop drone back in May, Parrot today has said the copter will be available in December starting at $499 at Best Buy and Apple stores and online. Availability for the UK and Australia won’t be until the beginning of 2015 and pricing not announced, but the US price converts to around £320 and AU$570, although expect final prices to vary. Continue reading
Rupert Murdoch has posted a picture on social media of him flying his new quadcopter. In a Tweet sent on October 28, the media mogul posted a picture of himself flying a quadcopter over a beach during the WSJD live technology conference in Laguna Beach, California. Continue reading