See the latest footage from GoPro’s upcoming drone, Karma

GoPro is giving us a sneak peek into its upcoming drone, Karma. In an e-mail, the company’s founder and CEO Nick Woodman provided footage from Karma, showcasing some of its video capabilities.

Feb 2, 2016 3:31:25 PM

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Dronecode advances its open-source platform for unmanned aerial vehicles

Drones are beginning to take off, and Dronecode wants to take off with them. The organization designed to bring resources and tools to developers announced major milestones that it said are advancing its open-source platform for drones.

Jan 12, 2016 3:31:23 PM

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MIT CSAIL researcher develops obstacle-detection system for drones

While most of the drone industry is working to build drones, one researcher from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) is working to ensure those drones don’t hurt anyone once they are built. Andrew Barry, a Ph.D. student at CSAIL, has devised an obstacle-detection system that allows drones to automatically dip, dive and dart away from objects.

Nov 3, 2015 3:46:07 PM

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Intel puts its money on drones

Intel is entering the drone industry through the Hong Kong-based aviation firm Yuneec. The company announced it will be investing more than US$60 million in Yuneec, and is partnering with the aviation firm to further their drone development.

Aug 27, 2015 11:11:24 AM

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Drones Help Secure Our Beaches

Summertime is here, and people will be flocking to the beaches, ready to hit the water. Wanting to keep swimmers safe, researchers, lifeguards, and search and rescue teams are increasingly using drones in their efforts to improve safety and respond to emergency situations.

Jul 8, 2015 9:20:18 AM

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Airware Receives Investment from GE Ventures

Airware, creator of a hardware, software, and cloud services platform for commercial drone development and operation, announced today it has raised a strategic investment from GE Ventures, the investment arm of GE. GE and Airware will work together to identify ways that Airware’s platform can help deliver safer, more efficient solutions for GE’s industrial customer base and allow them to collect better data and make more informed decisions. Airware will use the funding to continue preparations for the commercial launch of its platform and continue to expand its engineering, sales, marketing, and customer support functions

“GE, a Fortune 50 company, sees commercial drones as a promising way to collect richer, faster and more effective data in a wide range of markets,” said Jonathan Downey, founder and CEO of Airware. “The company operates in more than 170 countries globally and across many industries, and we’re thrilled to provide it with a platform to explore the space further.”

Nov 19, 2014 1:28:18 PM

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DJI Set To Reveal 4K Ready Follow Up to the Phantom Drone

In its teaser, DJI sets the tone for an epic reveal with a Christopher Nolan style film score, and filmic quality aerial video. As a sequel to its popular Phantom series, DJI plans to reveal its latest product, the Inspire 1 on November 12.

Excited to see what DJI has next,

Nov 7, 2014 3:12:31 PM

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