Tag: Kickstarter

Tech startup Makeblock releases Airblock, a Modular Drone that Transforms Into...

SAN FRANCISCO — November 2, 2016 — Shenzhen-based robotics startup Makeblock released the new Airblock, a modular six-axis drone that transforms into various flying...

Mine-hunting drone could make the world a safer place

Designer and entrepreneur Massoud Hassani hopes to rid the planet of its estimated 100 million buried land mines within 10 years. That's why several...

Insect-inspired flotation system could save your drone from a watery grave

If you’re a drone pilot, does your heart rate increase a little the moment you take your flying machine out over the sea or...

How DJI Technology Saved AirDog’s $1.3 Million Kickstarter Campaign

It was late summer 2015 when Ilya Nevdah faced a big problem. The Chief Technology Officer at AirDog should have been flying high —...

ClearBoost: Enhanced Video Reception for Drones and FPV

A small device that sits between your video antenna and receiver to increase your video quality so that you can fly with less static...

First Feature Film Entirely Shot With Drones Begins Production

Hollywood, FL. Posvisual is announcing production of the first film completely shot by quadcopters, popularly known as drones. Final Minute is a thriller directed by...

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s an … insurance adjuster?...

  Liberty Mutual Insurance will soon use drones to photograph houses and businesses damaged by fires or natural disasters for some claims, in place of...

Video Gaming Meets Drones for Dogfights, Races & Stunts

  In short, they are smartphone controlled drones with many sensors and app that is designed like a computer game. A large amount of sensor...

Forge: The Place Where Dronesmiths Make Drone Apps

  Forge is a Robotics Development Environment (RDE) that runs on your web browser in the cloud. It brings together the best of ground control,...

New from RC Rebel – the Black opS

  There is an explosive interest in the field of drones and multi-rotor technology and there is a lot of choice for the consumer. New...

Kickstarter: An Easy Educational Drone Kit For Learning Robotics from Skyworks...

  Aspiring inventors and innovators in the drone field, Dronesmiths, will love the new easy-to-use drone kit, Eedu, recently launched on Kickstarter. Designed with simplicity...

New safety system puts a stop to emergency drone crashes

Drones are super cool but what happens when you lose control and they free fall to the ground, especially with an expensive camera on...

Kickstarter: Smartplane is a Customizable Drone Plane

Smartplane is a customizable airplane drone with Software Development Kit (SDK), and with modular Hardware compartment. You can directly connect 3rd party hardware and...

CyPhy Works Launches a Kickstarter for Its First Consumer Drone

CyPhy Works has been quietly working on developing what it believes to be the best drone for consumers — and it’s revealing the finished...

VTOL drone with top speeds of 60mph

  Drones seem to be everywhere. The problem is that the vast majority of them are multi-rotors and they excel at one thing: hovering. Hovering solves...

KICKSTARTER: The Sirens Project – Developing drones to further understand tornado...

The Purpose: The purpose of The Sirens Project is to provide meteorologists and engineers with valuable surface data inside of tornadoes that will lead to...

Drones that can be used to locate UXO (bombs) for removal...

Source: kickstarter Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly called drones, are becoming more and more commonplace in the public eye. How can they be used not only...

Advanced Emergency Response System + Drone

Wearable + Community response + Medical drone + Smartphone app + 911 = a life saving platform that will change emergency med forever   Medical emergencies...

Simple and accurate target tracking hardware for Drones & DIY Robotics

“This new Kickstarter project looks awesome. I've backed it, and will experiment with it for autonomous blimps (as well as copters).” Chris Anderson, CEO...

Hoverbike drone is a revolution in aviation

Hoverbike is a revolution in aviation, designed to do what a helicopter does, but cost less and do so better - It is said that...