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Nixie is the future of selfies, a wearable drone camera that flies off your wrist

Nixie is the future of selfies, a wearable drone camera that flies off your wrist

By 29 September 2014

Selfie is now a word in the dictionary. Front facing cameras on phones are getting higher in quality and wider in lens angles. But now selfies are going to reach a new level with Nixie, a drone quadcopter that folds to be worn on your wrist. Nixie is... >>

Watch Cirque du Soleil light up the stage... with drones

Watch Cirque du Soleil light up the stage... with drones

By 24 September 2014

Drones are popping up everywhere. They're used for aerial photography, internet connectivity, delivery of goods, and now they double as flying lampshades. Cirque du Soleil, an entertainment empire with different shows worldwide, on Monday released two... >>

Drone delivery 'parcelcopters' to begin work this Friday for DHL

Drone delivery 'parcelcopters' to begin work this Friday for DHL

By 24 September 2014

DHL says that it will be the first company in Europe to offer drone delivery, starting this Friday. The drone delivery service will be used in Germany to make deliveries to its island Juist where 1,700 people live. The quadcopter, or "parcelcopter" can... >>

Step aside, Amazon: Google has a drone-delivery program called Project Wing

Step aside, Amazon: Google has a drone-delivery program called Project Wing

By 29 August 2014

Following at least two years of rumours, Google has confirmed it is developing a drone-based delivery program called Project Wing. According to the BBC and The Atlantic, the Google X team at Google has been working on Project Wing for a couple of years.... >>

Amazon to begin Prime Air Drone delivery testing, in India

Amazon to begin Prime Air Drone delivery testing, in India

By 21 August 2014

Amazon is really doing it, drones are really going to be making deliveries of your orders in the near future. But first it's off to India for testing. In countries like the US there are so many laws on the land and in the air that testing drones over... >>

Best drones out now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

Best drones out now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

By 7 August 2014

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... >>

Drone crashes in National Park as nature and technology collide

Drone crashes in National Park as nature and technology collide

By 7 August 2014

A drone has crashed into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park, potentially endangering the geothermal site. The incident highlights the dangers of allowing anyone to buy and operate a drone. This particular drone had a camera built-in and was being... >>

Drone aerial photography explained: Here's what it is and how to do it

Drone aerial photography explained: Here's what it is and how to do it

By 7 August 2014

If you want to become a drone aerial photographer, you've come to the right place. Have you ever watched a film scene where the camera pans over the mountains, stunning vistas, or some other wide-sweeping landscape? Drone aerial photography allows you... >>

Drone found crashed outside a prison carrying drugs, phones and tobacco

Drone found crashed outside a prison carrying drugs, phones and tobacco

By 4 August 2014

Criminal suppliers appear to be turning to tech in a bid to get contraband into prisons. A drone was found crashed outside a South Carolina prison in the US. Officials said it was carrying marijuana, mobiles phones and tobacco. Perhaps all that weight... >>

MIT researchers get drones to work as intelligent moving photography lights

MIT researchers get drones to work as intelligent moving photography lights

By 15 July 2014

Researchers at MIT have come up with a solution to rim lighting issues by putting the lights on drones. This means moving lights every time the subject changes position is far easier. Rim lighting is a technique that requires the subject to be lit from... >>