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Ehang 184 drone will fly you anywhere, no pilot needed

Ehang 184 drone will fly you anywhere, no pilot needed

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There are drones and then there are drones that can fly people, well there's only one actually, the Ehang 184. Shown off at CES 2016 in Las Vegas the quadcopter is built large enough to carry a human passenger, with no controls or pilot. The Ehang 184,... >>

Qualcomm powered Ying drone comes with autonomous navigation

Qualcomm powered Ying drone comes with autonomous navigation

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Qualcomm, the company that makes the Snapdragon processors powering most of today’s high-end smartphones, has confirmed it is now powering drones too with its first commercially powered model available later this year. The new chip, dubbed Snapdragon... >>

Parrot Disco drone spreads its wings and takes to the skies at CES

Parrot Disco drone spreads its wings and takes to the skies at CES

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Parrot has launched a new drone at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, however rather than the usual "quad-copter" approach, this one has wings.  Designed to work more like a glider, or the unmanned stealth drone you normally see in the movies, the Parrot Disco is... >>

Best drone takedown videos: Eagle attack, shotgun blast, fisherman hook and more

Best drone takedown videos: Eagle attack, shotgun blast, fisherman hook and more

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As drones begin to fill the skies so too do videos of their antics. If shows like You've Been Framed have taught us anything it's that seeing expensive things get destroyed is funny. So seeing pricey drones getting plucked out of the air by not-so-natural... >>

FAA has started making US drone owners register: Here's how to do it

FAA has started making US drone owners register: Here's how to do it

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We've officially reached peak drone... in the US, anyway. Starting now, anyone who wants to fly a drone in the US must register. The FAA has made it mandatory for all drones and their owners to be formally registered - presumably to bring more accountability... >>

Hydrogen fuel cells let drones fly for hours rather than minutes

Hydrogen fuel cells let drones fly for hours rather than minutes

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Drones are tiptop toys as well as useful camera play-things. While they're great gifts at Christmas, a lot of time is often spent charging them. This should be about to change thanks to hydrogen fuel cells. Making the shift from fun toys to useful tools... >>

Japanese police creates special squad to take down 'nuisance' drones

Japanese police creates special squad to take down 'nuisance' drones

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The Tokyo police force is to launch a special unit to locate and capture nuisance drones, including those flown by members of the public. It is part of new counter terrorism measures being put in place in the Japanese capital, with the threat of piloted... >>

GoPro Karma is the action cam company’s first drone, coming 2016

GoPro Karma is the action cam company’s first drone, coming 2016

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GoPro is making its own drone that will feature its world-renowned camera tech. This is definitely happening, it's going to be called Karma and it's coming in 2016. GoPro already teased its first flying drone back in October, but now it's also revealed... >>

9 best drone quadcopters to buy now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

9 best drone quadcopters to buy now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

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Drones are filling the headlines as well as the skies these days. From military drones bombing targets to amateur camera drones pestering celebrities, crashing into National Parks or shipping drugs into prisons – they're everywhere. Companies like... >>

DJI Phantom X Concept teased as object-dodging, intelligent future of drones

DJI Phantom X Concept teased as object-dodging, intelligent future of drones

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DJI is already one of the biggest names in drone production, but it wants to go much further. Now it's shown a glimpse of what could be the future of drones with its Phantom X Concept. The drone, shown off in a rendered video, is able to do everything... >>