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The Best Mentawai Islands Surf Drone Video

In June of 2014, we spent 11 days surfing the Mentawai Islands. The conditions were perfect the entire trip with light offshore winds and plenty of swell to go around. I was able to...

Join the Drone Piplots Association

I'm Peter Sachs, the publisher of dronelawjournal.com and TheDroneGuy on Twitter. I am an attorney and a vocal commercial drone advocate, and I have created the Drone Pilots Association (the "DPA"). The DPA is a brand new entity, but I have gathered together...

Bird? Plane? No, It’s the Wedding Photographer

By MARIANNE ROHRLICH The next time you go to a wedding, be sure your hair is done, your lipstick is on, and your Jockeys aren’t sticking out of your pants. You never know if a drone is lurking...
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Drones Used for Search and Rescue

Gene Robinson and his wife Angelique are the owners of RP Search Services were in Livingston Wednesday afternoon to assist in the search for 57-year-old James Buckner who went missing on July 9, 2014....
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Best Drone You Can Buy

By Ben Popper The word drone has a lot of different meanings: military craft, research tool, delivery robot. But for the average civilian, drone means a high-tech toy. Maybe you’ve seen one flying at your local...

North American Drone Leader 3D Robotics Announces Strategic Acquisition of Sifteo

Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Today, 3D Robotics – the leading North American drone company across both consumer and enterprise channels, announces its acquisition of Sifteo, a cutting-edge consumer electronics company. Sifteo's team of consumer...
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Hacker-Repelling, Drone-Protecting Code

A nippy microkernel mathematically proven to be bug free*, and used to protect drones from hacking, will be released as open source tomorrow. The formal-methods-based secure embedded L4 (seL4) microkernel was developed by Australian boffins...

Welcome To Drone School

Welcome to drone school. Please don't fly any drones. A quadcopter lifted off at the University of Missouri last year—before the school got a letter from the FAA saying it violated agency policy. MCT/Zuma Press Capitalizing on...
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Drone Filming: Life in Rio – Football, Inspiration, Creation

Published on Jul 24, 2014 Dive into life in Rio de Janeiro, one of the most creatively inspiring, football-obsessed cities in the world. See the city from above Christ the Redeemer’s view and also down...
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Drone Startup Flyral Launches In Memphis

Flyral offers cutting edge drone imaging & marketing services to Mid-South businesses. Service lines will specialize in real estate, farming, tourism, advertising, film/cinema, sporting events/venues and general event promotion (weddings, parties, fundraisers, concerts, conferences,...
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A Drone Parachute System

Watch the new DJI DropSafe in action, as it deploys in less than 0.5 seconds to help your S800 or S1000 aerial system descend at a reduced speed in the event of an emergency....

Introducing DroneCon.org

DroneCon 2014 was an incredible event! From the presentations to the sharing of ideas and feeling all the encouragement, energy, and support that ripple throughout our extraordinary global community, it was a success in every regard. So today, we’re excited to...
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Using Drones In Agriculture

As usual, neighbors and friends gathered at Bitner Vineyards to watch the quadcopter drone lift off. It hovered over the rows of grape vines, buzzing like a 3.7-pound bumblebee. Vineyard owner Ron Bitner and...

FAA’s Cease-And-Desist Orders to Drone Pilots Are Bogus

Flying drones for search-and-rescue purposes is legal, and all the cease-and-desist orders the government has sent drone pilots are bogus, an appeals court judge ruled today. It's the second time that the Federal Aviation Administration has...
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Aerialtronics

Aerialtronics designs, produces and services unmanned aircraft systems. Aerialtronics’ core product line is the Altura, which is renowned for its reliability, stability and versatility. Quality, innovation and safety are the key pillars of Aerialtronics....
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Kickstarter: Drone School – Basic Course

Showing absolute beginners how to pilot a heli-Quadcopter in a park in London; we will be putting the controller into your hands! DRONES ARE FUN! Showing absolute beginners how to pilot a heli-Quadcopter in a park...
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Kickstarter: Mapping with Drones by Drones Made Easy

Let your drone do drone things. Drones Made Easy is the creator of Maps Made Easy, a new aerial imagery creation, hosting and management web application. This service allows users to easily upload raw aerial imagery for processing into high quality stitched...

Drone Photographic Lighting

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office July 11, 2014 Autonomous Vehicles Could Automatically Assume The Right Positions For Photographic Lighting. Lighting is crucial to the art of photography. But lights are cumbersome and time-consuming to set up,...

Drone Dudes In The Los Angeles Business Journal

Some drone-using filmmakers aren’t waiting for OK By JONATHAN POLAKOFF Monday, July 7, 2014 The Federal Aviation Administration doesn’t allow commercial drones to fly in U.S. airspace. But that isn’t stopping L.A. aerial production company Drone Dudes from...
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Why Property Marketeers Should Be Using Drones

Property professionals are starting to grasp the benefits of using UAV drones to film or photograph property. Certainly with large countryside residences, commercial premises, retail parks and leisure outlets where the operation of drones...