Alibaba is using small quadcopter drones to make deliveries to its customers

Alibaba begins drone delivery trials in China

China's biggest internet retailer says it has begun testing drone-based deliveries to hundreds of customers. It says the trial will last three days and be limited to areas within a one-hour flight...
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DJI Drone Multi bouncing off a building & Crash

There are a few people who actually take the time to learn to fly properly and know how their craft works (this takes time and research, dji doesnt tell you this),...
Almost half of drone related businesses indicated that they would hire two or more full-time employees (FTE) in the next year if the FAA promulgates favorable regulations. (Source: DroneAnalyst.com

How Will FAA Drone Regulations Impact Small Businesses?

As small businesses anxiously await the FAA’s rules for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), many are fearful that the rules may force them to leave the market or abandon plans to...
U.S. FAA grants 8 more exemptions for commercial use of drones

U.S. FAA grants 8 more exemptions for commercial use of drones

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had granted eight more exemptions for commercial use of small drones as the industry eagerly awaits new agency rules on the remote-controlled...
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Drone capture thieves during tests for Polish Railways

Polish Railways are testing drones to capture coal thieves. It's hard to believe, that they captured an actual footage of steeling during the tests, looks more like PR move, but that's...
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BBC Journalists Detained For Operating Drone

Three BBC journalists were questioned and released by Swiss police for operating a drone in a no-fly-zone at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last month according to The Guardian. A...
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Drone filming in Pripyat, Chernobyl

Chernobyl is one of the most interesting and dangerous places I’ve been. The nuclear disaster, which happened in 1986 (the year after I was born), had and effect on so many...
Percepto - Computing core designed for supercomputers used to enhance drones capabilities.

Percepto – enhance drone capabilities!

What exactly is Percepto? Percepto is a drone add-on. Meaning it’s a device (about the size of a deck of cards) and a small camera that you connect to your existing drone....
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6 Tips To Extend Battery Life Of Your Drone

Flight times for quadcopters can range anywhere between 3 minutes and 20 minutes or more, depending on the model. BTW, here is one that can fly 97 minutes. It’s like OMG. While low-priced...
NAVIO+ AND ODROID-C1: THE MOST POWERFUL LINUX AUTOPILOT

NAVIO+ AND ODROID-C1: THE MOST POWERFUL LINUX AUTOPILOT

Some time ago we’ve released a new version of our Linux autopilot – Navio+. Main new feature is that Navio+ supports HAT standard and is compatible with Raspberry Pi models A+,B+...