Posts about Drones

It’s relatively easy to develop a drone that can fly on its own, but it’s another matter developing one that can navigate the many obstacles of real life. That’s where Microsoft thinks it can help. It just published an open source simulator, the Aerial Informatics and Robotics Platform, that helps designers test and train autonomous…

The action-camera maker had faced a fast decline since 2014. Shares stood at around $80 in March 2014 as the firm won countless awards on innovation for its high-spec action camera line ups including the HERO series. However, in Q3 of 2016, shares were down to a mere $10 which prompted the US company to…

GoPro has announced that it’s recalling approximately 2,500 GoPro Karma camera drones sold over the last month because there’s a chance the £719 drone can lose power during flight and fall out of the sky. In a note to customers published on its website titled, Karma Recall and Return Information, GoPro says that it’s instructing…

The new Hover Camera Drone by Zero Zero is set to be a super-portable ariel camera that automatically follows the user. Autopilot is an up-and-coming feature on high-end consumer drones. It allows your small ariel drone (usually mounted with a camera) to follow a target automatically without any further user input. “Follow Me” or Autopilot requires…

The internet supergiant Amazon has revealed that it is looking into giving customers the option of having their items delivered within an hour using drones. The new service is still very much in the testing process, but Amazon have confirmed that it will be called PrimeAir and will enable customers to receive items they order…