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Kickstarter: 4 days to go for IR-LOCK infrared target tracking for Drones

Source: kickstarter The custom-manufactured IR-LOCK filter enables simple and accurate target tracking for Drones and other DIY robotics projects. Positions of IR LEDs are accurately reported at 50Hz, with a detection range of over 50 ft when...

Latest developments on HEXO+

Source: kickstarter.com Hey everyone, guess what, we've been busy! And we wanted to let you know how things have been going lately, especially on the product development side of things. Early september has been extremely exciting as...
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CineCopters: custom MoVI handheld rig and octocopter rig promo for “The Fall”

CineCopters bring together state-of-the-art unmanned aerial system (UAS) technology, the latest motion picture cameras, advanced gimbal technology and a group of experienced film and television professionals.  The custom-built octocopter “The Spider” sits on top...
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Demo & Panel on Drones at GeekWire Summit 2014

Chris Anderson is joined on stage by National Geographic contributor Chad Copeland, a pioneer in the use of drones for extreme photography and videography. Chad Copeland National Geographic contributor specializing in drone photography Chad Copeland is an...

How to Balance a Propeller by Wild Pilots

Source: wildpilots.com Let's talk about propeller balancing. Why? Because you don't want Bill Cosby anywhere near your footage. ...you see what I did there? It's a Jello joke. "Jello" is what we call it when your...

Irish Drone Conference

On November 7-9, 2014 the Bike-Kite-Tech Conference will be held on Achill Island in Ireland. The theme of the conference is "Drones and Data", and will explore the future of drone technology in transportation. According...
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High quality aerial video and photography

Sky Pixels provides high quality aerial video and photography. We are passionate about our work from designing and constructing our own multicopters using the best components from around the world, to using the best...
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Chris Anderson, CEO of 3DRobotics at GeekWire Summit 2014

The entrepreneur, author and former WIRED editor shares his insights into the emerging business of drones, and the broader tech world. Presented by Alaska Airlines. Chris Anderson CEO, 3D Robotics; Founder, DIY Drones; former WIRED editor Chris...
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Initials shots with GoPro 4 in 4K with DJI Phantom 2 with Lightbridge

via philipbloom.net This review is done on my own time, by me, and is not paid for in any way by anyone else so any donations via tip jar are greatly accepted! Thank you! :) I will...

The Small UAV Coalition headed by 3DRobotics it is now live

The founding members of the Small UAV Coalition are: 3DR, Airware, Aerialtronics, Amazon Prime Air, DJI Innovations, Google Project Wing, GoPro and Parrot. The mandate of the group is: The Small UAV Coalition advocates for law and policy changes...
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14 year old models object detection and avoidance system for drones

Mihir Garimella won the Google Science Fair's 13-14 year old age category with his object detection and avoidance system for drones, based on the vision systems and behavioral responses of fruit flies. Fourteen-year-old Mihir Garimella,...
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Epic video of Scottish cyclist Danny MacAskill fimed with DJI S1000 Drone

#TheRidge is the brand new film from Danny Macaskill... For the first time in one of his films Danny climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the Isle of...
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Commercial Drones Are Coming, And Sooner Than You Think

via techcrunch.com Over the coming decade, drones will very likely become commonplace. Today, when we think of drones, we tend to think of the military variety, but in the coming years, we are going to see drones...
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Incredible Close-Up Drone Video of an Erupting Volcano in Iceland

DJI's first video in a series called "DJI Feats" takes you to the remote wilderness of an erupting Icelandic volcano, where Phantom 2 quadcopters are used to capture viewpoints of an exploding magma caldera...
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Drone Technology Reimagined With PlexiDrone

Order Yours at: igg.me/at/plexidrone DreamQii Introduces the PlexiDrone, an ultra-portable camera robot small enough to fit in a lunch box, but power enough to take up your favorite camera. Completely unobstructed 360 degree field...

PlexiDrone: A New Drone Camera Campaign Being Launched On Indiegogo

DreamQii, a Toronto based company, is launching a campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds for a new drone camera platform named Plexidrone. The goal of the campaign is to raise $100,000 to fund development of the product. For...

Soundcloud: Will Commercial Drones Take Over the Skies? Airware CEO Chats with Kleiner Perkins

In this edition of the Voices of KPCB podcast, KPCB partners Mike Abbott and Max Motschwiller speak to Jonathan Downey, the CEO of Airware. They discuss hot trends and topics in the commercial drone...

First Annual New York City Drone Film Festival

Festival announces programming team promotions (NEW YORK, NY) — The New York City Drone Film Festival (NYCDFF) will be held February 21st, 2015 in New York City. Today the festival announced a call for submissions for...
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Propellerheads featured on BusinessInsider & NYTimes

The film and video industry will never look the same, thanks to drones. Commercial use of drones is now prohibited, but there are signs that regulatory changes may be coming soon. The FAA has just...

“Beautiful Scotland” filmed with a DJI Phantom 2 and a Gopro 3+

john-duncan.co.uk Twitter: @johnduncanfilm Facebook: John Duncan Filmmaker Over the past 8 or so months I've travelled around Scotland usually getting up at offensively early times to get good light. I wanted to make a film which really...