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DJI’s new interchangeable-lens drone camera takes aim at filmmakers

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 DJI just introduced a new camera designed to work with drones, and in particular its Inspire 2 flyer. The camera is a “world first” in that it’s a super 35 digital film camera tailored for aerial cinematography — in other words, if you’re a filmmaker, documentarian or professional cinematographer, you are probably going to want one of these. Read More

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The SpiderMAV does whatever a spider can, spins a web, any size

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 Researchers at the Imperial College London’s Aerial Robotics Laboratory have created the SpiderMAV – a robot that stabilizes itself by shooting out multiple strands of rope that can stick to magnetic surfaces. The drone, which is a standard quadcopter, has a built-in rope gun that blasts out little connectors. The drone then pulls against the ropes, stabilizing itself in flight.… Read More

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The Lily drone is kind of back

By | 3D imaging, Aircraft, Camcorders, DJI, drone, Emerging-Technologies, Gadgets, GoPro, Music, TC, Technology, unmanned aerial vehicles | No Comments

 Remember the Lily drone? It was the drone a person could launch by throwing it in the air and then it would follow the user gallivanting around Dolores Park. It was also the company that couldn’t live up to its crowdfunding campaign and ultimately shut down last January. It’s now available. Sort of. It’s called the Lily Next-Gen and looks much like the original with a blue… Read More

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A defense company put a machine gun on a drone

By | Aircraft, aviation, DJI, drone, drone racing, Emerging-Technologies, Fundings & Exits, Gadgets, TC, unmanned aerial vehicles | No Comments

 Duke Robotics, a military contractor, has produced a video for their unique and uniquely dangerous new tool, TIKAD. This drone platform looks fairly basic – a custom multi-rotor drone with a chassis on the bottom to hold what looks like a stripped down machine gun, sniper rifle, or grenade launcher – but what it suggests about the future of warfare is pretty scary. A gimbal at… Read More

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