drone

GoPro Karma Drone & Grip Hands-On Review

GoPro Karma Drone & Grip Hands-On Review

After the false-start on product launch last year which ended abruptly with a product recall, GoPro recently relaunched the Karma Drone with an improved battery locking design, so we…

Have you thought about using a balloon for video and photography?

Have you thought about using a balloon for video and photography?

If you need to fly anytime, anywhere and for as long as you want and still comply with FAA rules, a balloon may be your best choice. It’s a…

UPDATE: GoPro’s Karma Returns

UPDATE: GoPro’s Karma Returns

Since I attended the original GoPro Karma System and HERO5 product launch last year, and the subsequent recall due to manufacturing/design issues, GoPro is re-releasing the Karma Drone…

It takes a golf cameraman to film a swarm of drones

It takes a golf cameraman to film a swarm of drones

CBS’s 60 Minutes aired a piece on the Department of Defense’s Perdix autonomous military drones, but they had to think outside the box to get the video. The…

Intel: merged reality will change video

Intel: merged reality will change video

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich led a truly immersive VR news conference, with an audience of more than 250 people using virtual reality headsets to experience a series of travel, work…

YI’s Action Camera captures 4K at 60fps

YI’s Action Camera captures 4K at 60fps

The new 4K camera from YI is not the only new product at CES 2017, in Las Vegas. The company will also fly, for the first time at CES 2017…

Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro, two new flying cameras from DJI

Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro, two new flying cameras from DJI

A few days ago DJI updated the capabilities of its largest drone series with the Matrice 600 Pro, and now the Pro label, already used in the Mavic, is used…

REVIEW: Drone Pilot Ground School for FAA Certification

REVIEW: Drone Pilot Ground School for FAA Certification

It’s very simple: If you want to fly an unmmanned aircraft commercially in the United States (ie, to be paid for your services, rather than flying as a hobbyist…

Hypercore Slim HC8 battery now shipping

Hypercore Slim HC8 battery now shipping

A battery that detects motion and hibernates means users have more energy available when they need it. That’s one of the assets of the compact Hypercore Slim HC8, and…