DJI appears to have released the details on their cinema drone too quickly, and now the company has revised the specs with a lower speed. The drone will fly nearly 10 mph slower than originally anticipated, but still a speedy 58 mph. The post Not so fast — DJI lowers the top speed on the Inspire 2 in specs update appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

GoPro is cutting 200 jobs and shutting down its video licensing service after the recall of its Karma drones. View original article at BBC World News

In recent weeks, videos shot by Native American drone pilots have shown percussion grenades launched from an armored vehicle deep into a crowd of people protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. They have shown people being knocked backward with a constant barrage of water being shot from fire hoses. They’ve shown a line of body armor-clad cops aiming guns at unarmed water protectors holding their hands high above their heads. Another video, shot at night, shows that construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline continues under the…

(credit: Megan Geuss) GoPro may have touted strong Black Friday sales, but the company is still experiencing turmoil. GoPro announced it would cut 15 percent of its workforce, totaling about 200 full-time positions, and close its entertainment unit to reduce 2017 operational costs. This news comes at the end of a frustrating year for the action cam company. Back in January, GoPro cut seven percent of its workforce in an effort to “better align resources to key growth initiatives.” Earlier this month, the company recalled its $799 Karma drone because some of…

The HTC Vive’s Lighthouse localization system is one of the cleverest things we’ve seen in a while. It uses a synchronization flash followed by a swept beam to tell any device that can see the lights exactly where it is in space. Of course, the device has to understand the signals to figure it out. [Alex Shtuchkin] built a very well documented device that can use these signals to localize itself in your room. For now, the Lighthouse stations are still fairly expensive, but the per-device hardware requirements…