Every little kid dreams of flying. Not in an airplane, but real flying. Maybe like a superhero with one arm thrust forward, or a bird, soaring over trees and lakes.
Turns out dreams can come true; with some smart tech. DJI has paired its Mavic Pro drone with a first-person view headset — the DJI Goggles, for an immersive flying experience that will satisfy tech enthusiasts and outdoorsy types this holiday season
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Drones have become a serious part of the photography experience, capable of capturing unique photos and videos that no non-flying camera ever could. But as anyone who’s ever been attacked by a drone will tell you, piloting them is not easy – regardless of whether you’re using a touchscreen or an external controller.
Fortunately, there’s a new self-flying drone that handles all of this on its own: the Hover 4K Camera Passport Self-Flying Camera Drone.
This Red Dot Design award-winning drone uses facial recognition to fly autonomously and capture 360-degree, panoramic 4K photos and videos of you in your environment
Researchers want to fight Zika and other mosquito-borne viruses by breeding sterile mosquitoes in captivity, transporting them in large numbers via a drone, and then dumping them in open areas.
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The space agency took on pilot Ken Loo on a specially designed course using three purpose built drones named Batman, Joker and Nightwing in a project funded by Google.
Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California recently pitted a professional human drone pilot against racing drones controlled by artificial intelligence. Guess who came out on top?
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