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Formula Drift Releases Stunning Drone Footage Of A Race In Motion

Generally, we keep our newsletter content to discussion of major leaps forward in the drone industry, up-to-date commentary on the regulatory policies of various governments, or significant stories involving the largest drone service companies. But sometimes, all you want to do is look at a cool video. Something like this: What you’re looking at is …

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Drones Lead The Way At Fortune’s Brainstorm Health Conference

Last week, Fortune Magazine’s fourth annual Drones Lead The Way At Fortune’s Brainstorm Health Conference. The twofold mission of this event, as described in its website, was “to determine how technologies can actually move people to better behavior–and better health” and to determine “how we can best harness the power of business to improve health’s …

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Professor Believes Drones May Be The Future Of Weather Forecasts

I grew up in Kansas, right in the center of the American Midwest, where it can drop to -19 in the winter and shoot up to over 100 in the summer. Our erratic weather patterns led to a popular saying: “Kansas exists to prove God does not believe in weathermen.” One wonders if there’s a …

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UPS Drones Deliver Blood Samples Across North Carolina

Every few weeks, it seems like some new corporate giant is stepping into the realm of drone delivery. In the past we’ve written about Amazon, Uber, Airbus, Aha.is, DHL Express, and many more. It’s gotten to the point where those in the know can track a recognizable pattern: massive tech company announces an extremely ambitious …

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DRL Offers $1.25 Million To Any Drone AI That Can Out-Race A Human

Dread it, run from it – but whether you like it or not, it sure seems like Artificial Intelligence is going to be the future of technology. Tesla, Apple, and Uber think AI will be used to drive cars, while the machine learning algorithms that serve as the foundation for this kind of advanced intelligence …

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Waterproof Drones – Get a Look Under the Water – Updated 2019

Summer is one of the best times of year for drone enthusiasts. Clear skies, descent weather, and many new opportunities to get some great shots and overall air time. For those who haven’t thought about investing in a waterproof drone yet, we’re here to give you a bit of a push. While your selection of …

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Four Canadian Students Use Their Own Brainwaves To Fly A Drone

There’s been a theme in the drone news of the past week, and that theme – apparently – is science fiction. First it was space drones from NASA and the SETI Institute, and now you expect us to believe you can fly a drone with psychic powers? Well, no, but the space drones WERE real, …

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SETI Institute Creates “Space Drones” To Explore The Moon And Mars

Could there be life on other planets? Are we, as humans, alone in this universe? Questions like these have been the subject of hundreds of science fiction films and thousands of crackpot conspiracy theories. But the SETI Institute – a grant-funded non-profit founded in 1984 – is actually exploring said questions through rigorous scientific theory …

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These Tiny Claws Could Improve Drone Landing And Takeoff

We’ve written before about the concept of “biomimetics” – the school of thought that believes technology should be created to imitate natural functions and processes. In our line of work, it mostly refers to drones that attempt to improve efficiency by copying the work of natural evolution, as seen in test products like the DelFly …

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Tests Show Drones Could Perform Shore-To-Ship Package Delivery

Autonomous drone delivery is one of the hottest topics in the modern drone industry – and even outside of it! Whether it’s the failed Amazon drone delivery proposal, Uber Eats’ insanely ambitious three-year plan, or any other high-profile project, everyone wants to know which company is going to be the first to take drone delivery …

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