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Insta360 Sphere adds 360-degree filming to drones New Products 

Insta360 Sphere adds 360-degree filming to drones

Insta360 debuted the Insa360 Sphere, a drone attachment for creating 360-degree aerial video. When attached to a DJI Mavic Air 2/2S drone, the drone becomes totally invisible in 360-degree footage. Insta360 Sphere offers immersive footage, without the need to buy a new drone or have professional flying or editing skills. Insta360 Sphere is available to order today in the U.S.... Read More
DJI debuts enterprise drone systems New Products 

DJI debuts enterprise drone systems

DJI launched an all-in-one solution for professional drone operators, including the DJI Matrice 30 commercial drone, that features a fully remote fleet management system and an autonomous docking and recharging station.  “DJI Enterprise is devoted to researching and developing new drone solutions explicitly designed to revolutionize work, helping everyday heroes in their missions saving lives, maintaining physical infrastructure, and preserving... Read More
Sony Electronics announces Airpeak S1 professional drone New Products 

Sony Electronics announces Airpeak S1 professional drone

Sony Electronics Inc. announced the company’s first professional drone, the Airpeak S1, which the company claims is the world’s smallest drone that can be equipped with a full-size Alpha mirrorless cameras. The new drone utilizes a proprietary motor, propeller, control system, and sensing technology, allowing it to fly at extremely high speeds with very stable wind resistance, claims Sony.  Additionally,... Read More
DOJ clamps down on DJI drones News 

DOJ clamps down on DJI drones

Dronelife reports The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has decreed no agency may use DOJ funds for any unmanned aircraft manufactured by a “Covered Foreign Entity,” which is an “entity that is determined or designated, within the Department of Justice, to be subject to or vulnerable to extrajudicial direction from a foreign government,” which includes drones made by DJI. The full... Read More
PowerEgg X is a drone/camera powered by AI New Products 

PowerEgg X is a drone/camera powered by AI

PowerVision Robot Corp., debuted the PowerEgg X, a smart device that can be used as an autonomous personal AI camera, as a handheld three-axis AI camera, and as a high-performance drone. The PowerEgg X is equipped with a 4K/60fps HD camcorder with a three-axis gimbal, producing professional-quality video and stunning 24-megapixel images. The device features a fully modular design, allowing... Read More
Paris Aerial Photography Awards launch best aerial photographs international competition Events Photo contests 

Paris Aerial Photography Awards launch best aerial photographs international competition

The Paris Aerial Photography Awards is inaugurating its first edition in 2020 by inviting all professional and amateur photographers, whether they take photos from a high point of view or use tools such as drones, helicopters, paragliders, and all sizes of aircraft, to submit their best photographs to celebrate the best of aerial and bird’s-eye view photography. Photographers can submit... Read More
Yuneec debuts Mantis G 4K camera drone New Products Press releases 

Yuneec debuts Mantis G 4K camera drone

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Yuneec announced a new must-have consumer drone at the Interdrone 2019 in Las Vegas. For all those who want to spice up their social media profiles with unique 4K aerial photos or simply capture breathtaking moments and memories from an exceptional perspective, Yuneec’s new Mantis G camera drone will soon be available for purchase. With the foldable... Read More
DJI unveils the RoboMaster S1, an advanced drone robot New Products Press releases 

DJI unveils the RoboMaster S1, an advanced drone robot

The S1 Combines Advanced Hardware, Comprehensive Sensing and Programmable Modes DJI, the global leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today takes a bold step into educational technology by launching the RoboMaster S1, the company’s first ground-based robot. The S1 was built to introduce new users to the fun and possibilities of robotic technology, with powerful brushless motors, a... Read More
FoxFury introduces the Rugo 2 drone and camera light New Products Press releases 

FoxFury introduces the Rugo 2 drone and camera light

Ultra-durable lighting tool for the on-the-go videographer, photographer, and drone pilot OCEANSIDE, Calif., June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — FoxFury Lighting Solutions introduces its new Rugo™ 2 Drone & Camera Light. The newest addition to the Rugo™ series is an ultra-durable lighting tool for the on-the-go videographer, photographer, and drone pilot. Powered by a rechargeable Quick Swap® Power Pack, this 620 lumen light features a sliding... Read More
Most U.S. consumers support professional drone use, says CTA News Press releases 

Most U.S. consumers support professional drone use, says CTA

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Most Americans are comfortable with the many ways drones are changing our lives for the better, according to new research from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The study, Drones: Public Perceptions & Consumer Attitudes, reports three-quarters of U.S. adults are comfortable with drone use by local law enforcement (76%), utility and construction companies (71%) and educational institutions (70%). “Drones... Read More
Skylum introduces AirMagic, AI-powered photo editing software for aerial photography New Products Press releases 

Skylum introduces AirMagic, AI-powered photo editing software for aerial photography

Utilizing Artificial Intelligence, AirMagic gives drone and aerial photographers an automated solution to improve their images BELLEVUE, WA – March 7, 2019 — Today, Skylum announced AirMagic, the world’s first fully automated AI-powered enhancer for Mac & PC, created for drone and aerial photography. While drones let us shoot incredible images from previously unreachable places, the photos themselves often lack... Read More
Reuters reports drone maker DJI Technology to post $150 million loss due to corruption Earnings reports News 

Reuters reports drone maker DJI Technology to post $150 million loss due to corruption

Reuters reports China’s leading consumer drone maker, SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd., discovered several cases of “serious corruption” at the company and expects 2018 losses of more than 1 billion yuan ($150 million) as a result. The company said it was investigating the cases, which came to light during routine quality control in 2018, and it had handed some employees to... Read More