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U.S. Small Drone Registry is Back

By | Dec 13, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It’s not all that uncommon that provisions get added into more important legislation, or a rider, and this week President Trump signed National Defense Authorization Act that included new guidance for small drone hobbyists. That new guidance? It’s actually more of a revival as…

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8 Things That Can Be Delivered By Drone

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In recent months the U.S. has pushed forward to open a potential future filled with drone deliveries. Unfortunately we are just entering a new age of testing thanks to a Presidential Memorandum and Executive Order; however, the likes of Amazon, Intel, and other companies…

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Drone Racing: What You Need to Know

By | Nov 30, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Last year you could turn on ESPN and watch one of the largest competitions for drone racing and see a well plotted out set, filled with LED light strips, and several pilots flying the same Racer3 drone through the course. It’s by no means…

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Buying a Drone? Here’s What You Need to Know First

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

Over the past 5 or so years drones have moved from hobbyist and expensive to fun and accessible. Across the board these things can range anywhere from $10 to thousands of dollars, and with each type comes a variety of pros and cons. For…

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Drone Regulation Outlook is Good For Business, Not Consumers

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 11:30 am

As new technology becomes more affordable, there is often a trend of consumers and commercial users treating it like a new Wild West. More specifically, ignoring common sense. As drones can range anywhere from $20 to a few grand, that means anyone from the…

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How One Drone Business Is Getting Better Aerial Shots Into TV and Film

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 11:30 am

3D-mapping, construction services, delivery services, and shark-feeding are just a few of the industries that have seen a benefit from drones. But one simple use remains to be explored more fully, and it will be: The first nationwide drone-based service for the arts and…

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Drones, Phones, And Automation: The Future Of Home Security

By | Oct 12, 2017 at 1:30 pm

It flies around inside your house, ready to respond to any emergency, to ward off any intruder, and even to feed your pets when you’re away. No, it’s not your own overly-attentive superhero. It’s an Aevena Aire drone, a milestone of the future of…

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TechCo Top Stories: Cuba’s Internet, SpaceX Spacesuit and Photo Gadgets

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The only way to stay ahead of the perpetually shifting trends of the business world is to educate yourself. And, quite frankly, the only way to stay informed of all the tips and tricks of startup life is to check out TechCo’s top stories…

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Raptor Maps Drones Are Helping Farmers Keep Their Crops Healthy

By | Jul 2, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In early 2015, Nikhil Vadhaykar and some fellow students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has an idea for a company that would use drones to help farmers collect real-time, actionable data about their crops. Vadhavkar, who’s now 28, was pursuing a PhD in…

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, No Wait… It’s a Hot Dog Delivery Drone!

By | Jun 28, 2017 at 12:20 pm

This week, the U.S. meat producer with the hottest wheels in America unveiled the Wienerfleet. That’s right, Oscar Mayer, the brand who created the Wienermobile in the 1930s will once again make additions to their auto-meat-ive lineup with a drone, a moped, and even…

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This Drone is Helping Golf Courses Stay Green

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 11:30 am

In just a few short years, the advancement in drone technology has made it possible for everyone from a young child to commercial business to use its core capabilities. James Peverill, CEO GreenSight Agronomics, used to build drones for the military and now uses…

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Video: Surfer Feeds a Great White Shark Using a Drone

By | Jun 8, 2017 at 10:50 am

The coasts of Southern California are currently pretty packed with great white sharks — enough that pro surfer Kalani Robb hasn’t been able to dip a toe in the water last Friday. Instead, he used a couple drones and a GoPro to film his attempt…

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Trump Administration Wants Ability to Monitor, Destroy, and Seize Drones in U.S.

By | May 26, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Last week the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated a law from 2015 that required hobbyists to register their drones. Now, less than a week later, the New York Times has obtained a 10-page draft and summary of legislation…

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Drone Hobbyists May No Longer Need to Register With FAA

By | May 22, 2017 at 11:20 am

On Friday, May 19, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated a law put in place in 2015 that required both hobbyist and commercial drone pilots to register drones with the FAA. The D.C. court posits that the Registration…

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Vusion House Racer Drone Offers Flight Ready FPV and A lot of Speed [Review]

By | May 17, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the past few years drones have transitioned from a hobbyist activity to that of something many people enjoy. This is due in part to cost, availability, and of course entry level quadcopters making it easier than ever to pull them out of a…

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5 Sectors Benefiting from the Surge of Drone Startups

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Venture capitalists will certainly remember the year 2015 as the “year of drone startups,” but the revolution in the ecosystem still has not reached its peak. As reported by WSJ, venture capitalists will continue to invest in drone-related pitches, especially after the last year’s…

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Despite $34M in Funding, AI-Powered Lily Drone Shuts Down

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In 2015, an autonomous, AI-powered drone made waves when the creators showed off their concept of a quadcopter that will track, follow, and film a particular subject. From a skier going down a mountain to a person playing on the beach, all you would…