Drone World

The new DJI Mavic Mini II drone is about the size of a smartphone, and weighs about the same. It sells for $449, up $50 from the original version.        View...

Before you start automatically flying, you have to set up the Ring Home Away flying drone with an app, to set up the mapping.        View original article at USA Today

A new Ring security drone and Ring for the car were part of Amazon’s virtual press event along with new Alexa products and the Luna gaming service.        View original article...

Walmart is piloting drone delivery of COVID-19 self-collection kits with Quest Diagnostics and DroneUp while Sam’s Club has a new benefit for members.        View original article at USA Today

Walmart is launching an on-demand drone delivery pilot in Fayetteville, North Carolina with Flytrex, an end-to-end drone delivery company.        View original article at USA Today

The pilot program focuses on delivering select grocery and household items using Flytrex’s automated drones.        View original article at USA Today

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved Amazon’s Prime Air service, which will use drones to deliver packages.        View original article at USA Today

NASA’s ‘Perseverance’ rover is equipped with two microphones, 23 cameras, seven scientific instruments, plus a drone helicopter.        View original article at USA Today

New drone costs $799, compared to $1,349 and $1,600 for the “Pro” editions, but in our tests was more consistent for flying and had smoother image quality.        View original article...

The FAA’s log of drone sightings by pilots showed more than 2,000 encounters last year. Its proposed drone rules are getting pushback from enthusiasts        View original article at USA Today