Don’t let the small size fool you. DJI’s Mavic Air is an intelligent folding 4K drone that showcases the company’s latest tech in obstacle avoidance, gesture controls, and image capture. The post DJI Mavic Air hands-on review appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

The time has come for boring boxes that hold scrumptious chicken wings to transform into drones. In the latest marketing ploy to appear hip and tech savvy, India’s Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) announced it’s introducing Limited Edition DIY drone boxes to hold their wings. No big deal. Just a normal 2018 thing. SEE ALSO: Learn how to use that new drone you got as a gift The “Kentucky Flying Object,” or KFO as they’re calling it (ha ha,) can be created from select boxes of the chain’s newly…

Enlarge / The Mavic Air in red. Black and white options are also available. (credit: Jeff Dunn) NEW YORK—DJI on Tuesday announced the latest entry in its popular line of consumer drones: the Mavic Air. The Chinese firm, which is estimated to hold around 70 percent of the consumer drone market, showcased the new device at an event in New York City. It’ll start at $799, which is $400 more than the Spark’s current going rate and $200 below the cost of a new Mavic Pro View original…

DJI releases a drone that it says is about half the size and weight of its bestselling Mavic Pro. View original article at BBC World News

Traditionally, countries in Africa have been slow to benefit from technological advances. But the small East African nation of Rwanda may be ahead of everyone when it comes to drone technology. After launching the first large-scale drone delivery program (for transporting emergency medical supplies) in 2016, Rwanda today announced a new regulatory policy to streamline … Continue reading “Rwanda aims to be the most drone-friendly country in the world” Traditionally, countries in Africa have been slow to benefit from technological advances. But the small East African nation of…

DJI just pulled the curtain back on its new Mavic Air drone — a pint-sized powerhouse that’s not only smarter, faster, and longer-range than its predecessor; but also cheaper and easier to fly. The post DJI’s new Mavic Air drone shoots in 4K, does 43 mph, and fits in your pocket appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

DJI reminded everyone once again why it’s the best drone maker in the world. On Tuesday, DJI unveiled its newest foldable drone, the Mavic Air, and it might the company’s most impressive quadcopter yet.  At about the height of your average smartphone, the Mavic Air is half the size of 2016’s Mavic Pro. It’s also 41 percent lighter than the Pro, too, making it the company’s smallest drone ever. SEE ALSO: 6 things you need to know before flying your new drone Available in three colors — black,…

Jefferson Graham has an exclusive first look at the new DJI Mavic Air, a smaller, lighter and less expensive version of the DJI Mavic Pro drone.         View original article at USA Today

Best feature: 7 cameras for obstacle avoidance, which means less crashing         View original article at USA Today

Amazing footage of lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano was captured on a drone in the past week. The video shows people hiking within throwing distance of where the active lava flows. View original article at Daily Mail Online