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DJI Spark Crams A Lot of Features in a Small Package [Review]

By | Jul 24, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Just when you thought DJI didn’t have any more tricks up their sleeve for the year, they go out and release an incredibly small, gesture controlled drone at an extremely affordable price. If you have yet to see it, DJI Spark is the latest…

Drones

NASA Study Confirms People Hate the Sound of Drones

By | Jul 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional racer, drone users have experienced an emotional rollercoaster as far as regulations are concerned. Registration requirements have gone back and forth more times than Roger Federer at Wimbledon, and people are starting to wonder: where are we…

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Dubai

We Finally Got Our Flying Cars, and Now We Don’t Want Them

By | Jul 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Autonomous passenger drones are essentially flying cars. And they’re now being tested in Dubai, where project leaders hope the devices will account for a quarter of all travel by 2030. The American retrofuture has been about 80 percent “flying car” for decades now. It’s…

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Non-Military Drone Spending Will Hit $11.8 Billion by 2026

By | Jun 28, 2017 at 10:50 am

Aviation experts say drone spending will soar higher than the drones themselves over the next decade, according to a recent study. 2017 drone spending will pass two and a half billion, but it’s only growing from there, VAO news reports: “The Teal Group says…

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Santa Barbara

Researchers Have Developed WiFi-Based X-Ray Vision for Drones

By | Jun 20, 2017 at 2:32 pm

Researchers at University of California, Santa Barbara have proposed a new method for 3D mapping a structure through closed walls. It involves drones. Yes, that’s right: We’re on more step closer to replicating every single one of Superman’s powers. We now have flying and x-ray vision…

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Tech.Co Top Stories: Drone Rules, VR Surfing, and Detroit Startup Week

By | May 26, 2017 at 5:50 pm

With the holiday weekending looming, you’re probably lamenting the extra day off. After all, no one likes having to forego hard work for things as trivial as fun barbecues, exciting adventures, and time with friends and family. But if you must take time off…

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DC

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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5 Applications of Drones You May Not Know About

By | Apr 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The rising popularity and proliferation of drones in recent years has surprised even those in the industry. The FAA predicted a few years ago that there might be a total of fifteen thousand civilian drones in the U.S. by the year 2020. We’re well…

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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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Tech.Co Top Stories: Design Trends, Space Travel, and Women Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 10, 2017 at 12:45 pm

There are only so many hours in the day. Between work, school, hobbies, and Netflix, it can be hard to find to time to read your favorite publication. Fortunately, Tech.Co knows your short on time, which is why we’ve put together a list of this…

Wearables

Tech Markets Growing in 2017: Drones and AI-Powered Wearables

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 11:20 am

In 2017, the tech industry is doubling down on a couple gadgets popular in the last few years. In a world of venture capital, it’s important to note the distinction between how well-funded a tech industry is and how successful the product becomes. Though…

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Houston

Intel’s Dancing Drones Lit Up the Super Bowl Halftime Show

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 12:50 pm

The Super Bowl Halftime Show is one of the most highly-anticipated spectacles of the year. Huge celebrities, popular songs, and hardworking stage hands combine for a million dollar concert on the world’s biggest stage. But what many don’t know is that this event is a…

Crowdfunding

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…

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Las Vegas

Nostalgia and Tech Combine in POWERUP FPV, the Paper Airplane Drone

By | Jan 3, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Your days of classroom shenanigans are likely behind you. No more spitballs, no more passed notes, and tragically, no more paper airplanes. Fortunately, everyone knows that nostalgia sells, which is why one company has decided that paper airplanes are not just for kids in…

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Portland, Maine

Raptor Maps Raises Funds for Farm-Focused Drone Technology

By | Dec 12, 2016 at 10:30 am

When it comes to drones, venture capital firms love to get involved. Raptor Maps is no different. This startup held pilot projects this year in Aroostook County to test the use of its drone technology in the agriculture industry. Raptor Maps has announced that they’ve raised an undisclosed…

Gear & Gadgets

5 Gadgets Your Teen Will Love This Holiday

By | Dec 10, 2016 at 12:45 pm

As a mother of two, I know there are some basic needs for teen tech survival – a smartphone, WiFi, Netflix, to name a few. When it comes to shopping for your active teen, finding gadgets to fit their lifestyle and interests can be a…

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5 Safety Tips You Need to Know Before Using Your Brand New Drone

By | Dec 1, 2016 at 11:20 am

As one of the most popular items flying off the shelves this holiday season, drones have gone from sci-fi dream to household plaything. People of all ages are taking to the skies with these unmanned flying devices and scaring dogs and neighbors alike. But…