DJI on Monday announced a business-focused version of its popular Mavic 2 drone that delivers up to 31 minutes of flight time with a top speed of 45 mph. View original article at TechSpot

It’s a known fact that the last mile is also the longest mile in the parcel delivery service. The further removed from a hub city a delivery location is, the more required stops in between. Every part of the process slows to a glacial pace when the drop-off spot is inaccessible by land or air. Now apply this in the case of a medical emergency, and timing is everything. Enter the joint project between [DHL and Wingcopter] dubbed Parcelcopter 4 View original article at Hack A Day

Flying one of DJI’s latest drones? Tiffen now makes filters to enhance the quality or flexibility of those on-board cameras. Venus Optics also announced the smallest in class ultra-wide angle zoom for Sony E Mount. The post Photography News: Filter your drone; outfit a Sony with its smallest ultra-wide appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

According to Stanford University researchers, it’s 100 grams and these “mini robots” can fit in the palm of your hand and, pull a lot more than its own weight. Elizabeth Keatinge has more.         View original article at USA Today

We’ve always had a fascination with things that fly. Sure, drones are the latest incarnation of that, but there have been RC planes, kites, and all sorts of flying toys and gizmos even before manned flight was possible. Maybe the first model flying machine you had was a paper airplane. There’s some debate, but it appears the Chinese and Japanese made paper airplanes 2,000 years ago. Now there’s a database of paper airplane designs, some familiar and some very cool-looking ones we just might have to try View…