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Mind control: UK firm develops drone brain piloting tech

Don’t chuck your trusty controller out just yet, but a UK tech company says it has developed a prototype system for piloting drones with the human brain. more… The post Mind control: UK firm develops drone brain piloting tech appeared first on DroneDJ.

You can now buy the $1,200 V-Coptr Falcon at Amazon

After its launch plan got massively derailed by COVID-19, the wildly eye-catching bi-copter drone from ZeroZero Robotics is finally available for purchase at Amazon. Here’s everything you need to know about the new V-Coptr Falcon, including its price, specs, features, unboxing, and more. more… The post You can now buy the $1,200 V-Coptr Falcon at Amazon appeared first on DroneDJ.

XAG is making its fully autonomous agricultural drones available globally

XAG, one of the top three commercial drone manufacturers of 2021, is expanding its international footprint to new markets. Up to December 2020, the company’s agricultural drones and farming solutions had reached 42 countries. Now, China-based XAG is making its V40 and P40 agricultural drones available for purchase across the globe. more… The post XAG is making its fully autonomous [...]

Oz clears new apps that help drone pilots avoid restricted airspace

Seeking to turn back an increasing number of restricted airspace violations by drones, Australia’s civil aviation administration has more than doubled the number of UAV safety apps it has authorized to inform pilots about no-fly zones around them. more… The post Oz clears new apps that help drone pilots avoid restricted airspace appeared first on DroneDJ.

Hyundai’s new Supernal to lead charge into AAM future

South Korean transportation giant Hyundai has announced the creation of an advanced air mobility (AAM) company, Supernal LLC. The company will pursue the development of next-generation passenger electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicles, and aims to conduct its first commercial flight in 2028. more… The post Hyundai’s new Supernal to lead charge into AAM future appeared first on DroneDJ.

Watch DJI Mavic 3 slay wild winds like nobody’s business

When you’re paying $2,199 (or more) for a drone, you’d want to know how your aircraft would stack up against heavy winds, right? Well, the DJI Mavic 3 doesn’t fail to impress. more… The post Watch DJI Mavic 3 slay wild winds like nobody’s business appeared first on DroneDJ.

Submarine drone video captures fish nuzzling sharks

Researchers say submarine drone videos have provided evidence of what they believe are fish using the skin of passing sharks as back-scratchers for exfoliating dead scales and parasites. Just as oddly, the different incarnations of sharks filmed seemed just fine in assuming the role of piscine loofa foam. more… The post Submarine drone video captures fish nuzzling sharks appeared first [...]

UTM specialist Altitude Angel joins Hyundai’s AAM group

UK-based unified traffic management (UTM) technology provider Altitude Angel has announced it is joining Hyundai Motor Group’s Airspace Management Consortium, an initiative to help develop and accelerate advanced air mobility (AAM) operations. more… The post UTM specialist Altitude Angel joins Hyundai’s AAM group appeared first on DroneDJ.

B&H Photo shows DJI Smart Controller as discontinued

The DJI Smart Controller is showing as out of stock on the official DJI retail store as well as with several authorized resellers. Meanwhile, B&H Photo has marked the product as “discontinued” on its website. more… The post B&H Photo shows DJI Smart Controller as discontinued appeared first on DroneDJ.