Tag "drone"

Drone on with DJI Mavic Air

January 25, 2018

DJI, a leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has launched, literally, Mavic Air, an ultra-portable, foldable camera drone focused on high performance, intelligent

Seagate releases backup solution for 4K drone footage

August 28, 2017

Hard drive maker Seagate has launched a two terabyte portable hard drive targeted specifically at drone users. Indeed, a specific brand of drone: DJI. The

GoPro Karma arrives in Australia

May 8, 2017

As we reported three months ago, GoPro’s Karma drone has been resurrected after withdrawal in the face of reported catastrophic failures. That re-launch was only

Ten products from CES to desire

January 9, 2017

Well, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has come and gone, and as usual there were acres of displays showing the kinds of things

GoPro HERO5 goes flying into the cloud

September 20, 2016

GoPro announces its new HERO5 4K action camera and its first ever GoPro Karma Drone for capturing stunning aerial footage.

Drones set to be the latest robotic pizza delivery tool

August 25, 2016

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises has launched the first commercial drone-based pizza delivery service in New Zealand. Partnering with drone specialist Flirtey, the Pizza company is currently

Kaiser Baas to take on DJI with a camera-carrying drone

January 22, 2016

Quadcopters and their drone siblings are often seen as little more than toys, and it’s an area smaller companies not known for making drones don’t compete well in, but Kaiser Baas is still going to give it a good thwack.

3D Robotics gets cameras flying with world’s first smart drone

July 30, 2015

Drones are everywhere these days, with many used as remote control quad-copters that may as well be called the next generation toy, but what if you want to get some video work done?

Parrot preps a few drones for people who like to play

July 23, 2015

Drones are used for all sorts of things — photography, product delivery, military, farming, and so on — but if you just want a flying or driving robot to play with, Parrot looks to have you sorted.

Drones go pro: DJI joins the Micro Four-Thirds lens system

February 12, 2015

We’re seeing some interesting things happening in the world of quadcopters and drones, and this week Olympus is sending word that one of the leading makers of these flying machines is joining an interchangeable lens system.

Parrot unleashes another drone with picture snaps in mind

November 24, 2014

Taking photos can be fun, but you don’t always have the height. And then there’s the whole “drone” thing, and if you’re keen to get some air time, you’ll now be able to take some high res shots while you’re at it.

SelfieBot more than just a joke as New Zealand’s Dronies take off

July 23, 2014

They say that life imitates art, and proving that is a new technological trend happening in New Zealand reminiscent of an April Fools joke from earlier in the year, with a flying drone now able to take pictures of you as you go about your ski trip.