Your Drone May Soon Need a License Plate

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As Bloomberg reports, the FAA already requires drones to be registered and have a government-assigned ID number on the drone. However, that ID can be hidden from view, for example, inside the battery compartment. A filing made last month details an update to the rules that would require the ID be positioned […]

UPS Tests Residential Delivery Via Drone Launched From atop Package Car

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UPS works with truck-launched drone-maker Workhorse Group in latest test   Test demonstrates potential efficiencies drones can provide on rural delivery routes Unlike previous drone tests, UPS/Workhorse test incorporates drone delivery into day-to-day delivery operations UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced today that it has successfully tested a drone that launches from the top […]

Elon Musk’s journey to Mars

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Deniz Taşkın: deniz@dzgn.co – Elon Musk’s journey to Mars, DJI’s foldable drone This week will be a huge week for flying machines both big and small with SpaceX and DJI hosting events on Tuesday. If the rumors are correct, we’ll see DJI reveal Mavic; a 4K drone with a two-axis […]

South Korea now has its very own drone arena

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South Korea now has a 1,395-square-metre arena for people to fly drones in. Drone manufacturer DJI has announced that its new arena for drone flights is open to the public. The arena, which is 49 kilometers south of Seoul, includes safety nets, LED lights, and a TV for first-person flights. […]

Drones from Google’s Alphabet will take flight soon. But can they outmatch Amazon?

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On Tuesday, the White House gave the green light for testing of Alphabet’s Project Wing. Now we get to see exactly what the ambitious drone delivery initiative hatched inside Google wants to do. More critically, we’ll see if that direction is able to outmatch the equally ambitious drone project hatched […]

Get ready for the newest summer sport – drone racing

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Game of Drones For many, summer means the office softball team, pickup basketball games, or a round of beach volleyball. What more could a sporty city resident ask for? Drone racing, apparently. This August, the 2016 U.S. National Drone Racing Championships are coming to Governor’s Island for three days of […]

Xiaomi Searches For New Growth Point With Its $460 4K Drone

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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi ventured into the drone market on Wednesday by launching a model equipped with a 4K camera but priced as cheap as $460. The company, however, may soon discover that chasing the latest hot technology trend is not enough to revive its flagging momentum. The Mi Drone, […]

CES: Drones, wearables and a Walkman

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The first day of the the International Consumer Electronic Show kicked off Tuesday and there was plenty to talk about. But some of the headline-stealers included drones, wearable tech and the Walkman. Yes, the Walkman. Drones are getting cooler – and a little more creepy. At a keynote event Tuesday […]

Here come the 3-D-printed drone

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A 3-D-printed drone created by engineers from the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. Researchers in the United Kingdom successfully printed a working drone earlier this year. It took them less than 24 hours to make it. The vehicle, unveiled in March, is a remote-controlled glider about five feet […]