Intel introduces two new mobile CPUs with high performance, low power and integrated 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi.
Monthly Archive: August 2018
The Air Hogs flying “orb” floats in the air and is controlled your hand waving.
Consumer quadcopters shoot very wide angle views suitable for vistas and landscape. Photos taken from hundreds of feet away have as little detail as smart phone photos taken from hundred of feet away. Drones are not built for spying.
Vodafone creates its own drone tracking and control system based on 4G cellular #drones #quadcopters #UAS #UAV
Vodaphone proposes a 4G cellular=based system for identification, command and control of drones, quadcopters and other small model aircraft. Unlike Intel’s Open Drone ID, the Vodaphone system would presumably require payment of a monthly fee for the SIM card and data access.
Make outrageous claims that you violated the law – to get YouTube video views #drones #uas #uav #quadcopters
UK Commercial drone pilot Matthew Greaves spots the absurdity of YouTubers claiming quadcopter near miss collisions with airliners in order to get more views on their YouTube videos. The YouTuber is claiming he flew his quadcopter in violation of UK laws and regulations and nearly...
Australian government committee suggests significant regulations on all #drones over 250 grams #UAS #UAV #Quadcopters
An Australian government committee calls for new – and more – regulations on the operation of small drones down to 250 grams in size. Their ideas are similar to the ideas proposed or being discussed in many other nations.
#India to require flights of #drones > 2 kg to file flight plans and receive pre-authorization before flight #UAS #UAV #quadcopters
India will require that all drones/quadcopters/model aircraft more than 2 kg in mass to have both pilot and aircraft registered with the government. All pilots must file a flight plan, in advance, and receive approval from the government for the flight. This process will be done using a smart phone app and approvals are expected to be received quickly. This gives us hints as to what other countries are thinking in terms of regulatory environments for hobby model aircraft. The US and the UK have also considered similar proposals.