17-year-old Natalie Welch is the leading female actress in “Rotor DR1,” the post-apocalyptic film following the lives of two teenagers who struggle to survive in a world mostly wiped out after a viral outbreak, but who survive, in part, because of a drone that leads them to an answer that could save the world. Welch […]
Hollywood likes killer drones. Over the past two years, drones have killed mutants in “X-Men,” attacked the good guy in “Elysium,” served as weapons in “Iron Man 2” and struck down shopping malls in “American Ultra.” But Chad Kapper, who rose to fame in the drone community as former director of beloved web series “Flite […]
This week brought a long-await announcement from DJI that finally brings a new camera option to the DJI Inspire 1 platform. The question is, is this really the “game changer” some people are calling it, or will it really make any difference. We will dissect some of the features and see what this will really […]
DJI went live with their highly anticipated Firmware update today. Everyone has been waiting for the automated Flight modes since the Inspire 1 was released.
On the week of the official launch of Drone Coalition, InterDrone 2015 (Sept 9-11, Las Vegas) will be featuring several of our staff writers, including Lisa Ellman, Mike Fortin, Sally French, Kerry Garrison, Gretchen West and myself.
I mentioned in my earlier post how so often, technology moves quicker than policymaking – and this has certainly been the case for drones. One of the hold-ups on the policymaking side over the last few months has been staffing of the federal government. In the spring Jim Williams, former head of the FAA UAS […]
California and anti-innovation are not words you would often see in a sentence together. For years, California has been at the forefront for innovation in technology and automation, including being a leader in the development of drones. Over 100 companies in California are involved with developing the drone ecosystem and hundreds of millions of dollars have […]
In 2012 we wrote an introductory article called Rise of the Drones which predicted the consumer drone industry would grow very quickly starting in 2013. This turned out to be the case and drones have captured the public attention (in both positive and negative ways) and have evolved from a DIY pursuit to one which […]
MELVILLE, N.Y., July 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BZ Media LLC announced today the InterDrone™ technical conference featuring more than 104 classes, panels and keynotes. The event will debut at the Rio in Las Vegas, Sept. 9-10-11, and will also include an Exhibit Hall with more than 85 industry-leading exhibitors, a Yes-Fly Zone for drone demos, the InterDrone Film Festival, and the Women in Drones […]
After months of planning and preparing for the launch of this new addition to one of the world’s largest air shows and fly-ins (attended by over a 1/2 million people in a week), the reality of what we had prepared for along with the EAA management and staff was now upon us on opening day.