January 19, 2022

STEM-focused drones & robots

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DJI’s new line of STEM-focused drones and robots make great gifts By STACKCOMMERCE From Mashable As fun as it is to indulge in theories about robots taking over, it would be unwise for us to fear technology. Especially when DJI’s new line of ridiculously fun products challenge minds, improve skills in fields of science and […]

Royal Cayman Islands Police and Fire Services test drone in simulated Emergency Scenario

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BY MARCO MARGARITOFF From The Drive Residents will likely see a substantial increase in law enforcement drone missions. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) has been aerially collecting crime scene evidence and conducting remote searches with a DJI Mavic Pro for well over a year now. The drone trial phase has been so successful, […]

What are drones good for? Common commercial applications of drones in agriculture, business and the military

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By Divya Joshi From Business Insider Considered to be one of the most resourceful and multipurpose innovations of the century, drones have managed to perforate numerous segments of the global economic sphere. Having uses in fields ranging from filmmaking to farming, drones have managed to capture a major share of the commercial, personal goods, and […]

A drone landed on Britain’s biggest warship and nobody cared

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By Mariella Moon From engadget It touched down and lifted off with nobody batting an eyelash. The Pentagon has already approved a policy giving military bases the right to shoot down drones that get too close. A lot of other countries’ governments and militaries, however, are still in the midst of figuring out how to […]

UVify’s plucky little Draco drone hits speeds up to 100 miles an hour

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By Brian Heater From TechCrunch For all the grandiosity of its ancient Grecian name, the Draco is a fairly unassuming thing. It’s surprisingly small and unimposing in fact — and if it weren’t for those four rotors, it would fit comfortably in the palm of your hand. But UVify’s little drone has tremendous zip when […]

Gadget of the week

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What to expect at Photokina’s giant camera show By Steve Dent From engadget The biennial event starts this week in Cologne, Germany. If you’re thinking about getting a new camera, you might want to wait until the largest photo show in Europe, Photokina 2016, kicks off next week. We’re expecting to see a lot of […]

Drones: Putting China’s economy on autopilot

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By Hugh Harsono From techcrunch The global drone market has been rapidly expanding, attracting loyal consumers while integrating itself as an emerging pillar in the technological sector. One country that has seen an extremely rapid rise in drone growth in terms of usage and production is China. Already heavily invested in producing intermediate parts for other […]