X8+: The Power To Do More

We didn’t make the X8+ powerful and durable for technology’s sake. We want you to be able to build on this platform, to use it to solve problems, do real work and realize your aerial ideas. Here are a few options for innovation that the X8+ unlocks—the unknown, however, is all yours. Mounting different gimbals and cameras for pro aerial photography We’ve always wanted to see and document our world from above—be it sending cameras up with balloons, kites, or even pigeons—and personal drones have opened the aerial perspective to more people on the planet than ever before. We understand … Read More

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Engadget – Five Questions About the Future of Drones

“Everyone, it seems, is talking about drones these days. Whether it’s for industry, research or performance art, the skies have never been busier. Thanks, in no small part, to the ever-increasing number of consumer-friendly, ready-to-fly quadcopters. Colin Guinn left DJI to join one of the biggest names in commercial drones — 3D Robotics — as SVP of sales and marketing. If anyone knows about the future of our skies, it’s him. I’ll be speaking with Guinn at Expand on Saturday, November 8th, about the future of commercial, personal and hobby drones — with maybe a little onstage flying going on, … Read More

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Announcing the Latest DroidPlanner Release

We’re excited to announce the release of the latest version of DroidPlanner, 2.8.1. This release expands and enhances the user experience of version 2.0, incorporating some cool and innovative new features as well as updates to existing features based on valuable user feedback. New features include an automated 3D modeling waypoint generator, a change of speed waypoint, improvements to help streamline 3PV™ follow me, and further autonomous flight protection. We invite you to download it for free from the Google Play store. New features: Building mapper waypoint generator: creates a pattern around a GPS coordinate to snap timelapsed photos which can … Read More

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Drones for Public Safety, and the DronePilot Program

John Buell has been an officer with the Austin Police Department for seventeen years. He speaks at a lawman’s clip and has an impassive build, which makes it seem like he’s been set in stone, but John is actively propelling one of the most forward-thinking initiatives in public safety, the central Texas DronePilot program.

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