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The DJI Mavic Pro and Phantom 4 Compared

DJI is a name that's synonymous with drones, having produced a number of popular models targeting different markets. In the consumer market the DJI Phantom is one of the most popular models. In 2016 they introduced the DJI Mavic Pro that offers some unique features and similar performance specs. to the Phantom.

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Startups

Drones Will Now Come Equipped with Artificial Intelligence That Will Prevent Mid-Air Collisions

Artificial intelligence is a subject that has interested many scientists and everyday folks alike, movies have long showed this technology being used for various uses. Now two Vancouver-based entrepreneurs are bringing artificial intelligence into the world of drones to prevent them from mid-air collisions.

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Technology

Arctic Region Has Huge Potential for Drone Use, Say Entrepreneurs

Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles are now being used for various purposes, recreational and commercial. Some northern entrepreneurs now feel the Arctic region has huge potential for drone usage.

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Military Drone Zone – Pentagon Reveals Mini Drone Experiment in Alaska

The pentagon has now revealed that it experimented with Micro-drones that can be launched from the flare dispensers of moving F-16s and F/A-18 fighter jets.

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Robot Competition With Flying Drones to Deliver Packages Is Not Pie in the Sky

Earthbound robots could shape the future in the shipping industry. Amazon recently began trials of flying drones to make deliverers. Dempsey reveals that an earthbound robot could carry much more than an airborne drone. An earthbound robot can carry up to 13 kilogrammes.

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The Little Ripper Shark Hunting Drone Could Change the Face of Patrols and Rescue Searches

A new drone called “Little Ripper” that can hunt and spot sharks off the coast of New South Wales as well as provide rescue packages.

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Drone Meets Blimp for Crowd-Friendly UAV

A new breed of unmanned aerial vehicle that is a combination of a traditional quad copter and a blimp.

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Hydrogen Powered Drone Takes Flight

Intelligent Energy has created a hydrogen fuel cell. Copestake was even given exclusive access to a test flight of hydrogen fuel cell powered drone.

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The Cause and Effects of the Drone Boom According to Chris Anderson

Anderson compared the use of drones by amateurs to the early personal computers; the main reason of use at that point was experimentation and some geeky fun.

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Startups

BonaDrone Set to Launch 3D-Printed, Customisable Drone

Malek Murison discovers a rarity in the drone community: A customisable and 3D-printed drone. The Barcelona-based BonaDrone, who developed this rare drone, has caught the attention of drone enthusiasts. BonaDrone allows the buyer to pick and choose whether they want to receive their drone pre-assembled or in pieces. This option allows the buyer to have fun with putting the drone together.

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Daredevil Drone Flies Through the Trees Like an Ace

Skydio has created a drone with a sophisticated autopilot that allows the drone to fly itself using Skydio’s technology. As a demonstration, staff rode bicycles along a dirt track while the drone followed using its autopilot to weave around trees, branches, and any other obstacle in its way.

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Miniature Fuel Cell to Keep Drones Aloft for Over an Hour and Phones Charged for a Week

“The Postech device generates power by converting hydrogen (in this case, “Wet” H2 gas comprising 97 percent H2 and 3 percent H20 mixture) supplied as fuel gas to the anode to create electricity.”