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Gains In Thermophotovoltaic Efficiency set To Power Drones For Days

Researchers at UC Berkeley just made a huge improvement in Thermophotovoltaic Efficiency which could lead to an increase in drone battery life. Using these new techniques, super light engines with the ability to generate enough energy to power drones for days could be right around the corner. There’s still a lot of work to be …

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Altair Aerial Outlaw SE Review | Budget Friendly & Feature Packed

Altair Aerial is a company known for their low-cost drones and great reputation for customer service. Altair has been releasing many exciting new products lately so it’s no surprise that they’re stepping up their game with the Outlaw SE, a great new drone with GPS capabilities. Ready to purchase? Click here to check the best …

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Skydio Teases A New Drone Coming This Fall

In 2018, the California startup Skydio set the bar for sense and avoid technology in a consumer drone. Since then, the company has launched a developer platform to encourage enterprise adoption and a number of new skills to help R1 users make the most of having a personal flying camera. The drone manufacturer has now …

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Alphabet’s Wing Launches New Navigation App for Drones

Building an air traffic control system for drones that is similar to the one that currently guides airplanes through the sky has become an increasing focus of many tech companies that envision drones doing everything from making deliveries to helping keep our airspace secure. Wing, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, unveiled a new …

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NASA is Sending Drones to Space in Dragonfly Mission

NASA has announced a new planetary science mission where a quadcopter will fly around the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan. The mission was announced June, 27 and the drone will sport 8 rotors and a nuclear power source like the Mars Curiosity rover. Dragonfly will launch in 2026 and arrive at Titan in 2034. The …

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New Startup Lets People Fly Drones Remotely Around the World

A new startup is letting people remotely fly drones around the work from their laptops. For about $7 a flight, FlyThere is branding itself as a quick way to travel without actually going anywhere. The platform, which lets drone owners in exotic countries leverage their own expensive drones to get paid, launched its beta in …

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What’s The Best Outdoor Quadcopter Drone With Camera?

Just over the last two years alone, manufacturers have really stepped up their game, by offering many different types of outdoor quadcopter drones with cameras, for fairly low prices. Now the amateur hobbyist can explore areas such as canyons and beaches, take aerial photos of events such as soccer games, and learn the basics of …

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New Drone Technology Being Used to Fill Weather Prediction Gap

After one of the worst tornado outbreaks in recent years, researchers at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University are jointly developing drone technology to more accurately forecast the weather. Phil Chilson, professor at the OU School of Meteorology, said the university has tried to use drones in meteorology since 2008, but their efforts …

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