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  • Skydive? Why with Virtual Reality First Person Aerial Drones?

    Skydive? Why with Virtual Reality First Person Aerial Drones?0

    Team Blacksheep has managed to combine the augmented reality coolness of goggles with the fly-anywhere adventures of an aerial drone to create a first person aerial experience. Who needs to skydive or climb the tallest mountain peak when they can just strap on some eyewear and go there virtually? Ok, we’re not actually advocating that

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  • This Cool Drone Plus Laser Beam is A Quick Way to Get Injured

    This Cool Drone Plus Laser Beam is A Quick Way to Get Injured0

    Sure, there are a ton of cool drone uses already out there, but Patrick Priebe was the first to demonstrate how to strap a laser beam to a drone so he could shoot stuff. The self-titled German cyperpunk weapons maker added a camera and not one, but two lasers (the shooter: a 1.5-W laser, and the aimer: 3-mW

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  • There’s Big Potential in UAV Autopilot Systems

    There’s Big Potential in UAV Autopilot Systems0

    This past January, Ascending Technologies showed off their new AscTec Firefly’s autopilot system (powered in part by Intel’s RealSense 3D cameras) at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas by having dueling drones play ping pong. While the demonstration was a little fanciful, the applications for UAV autopilot systems are very real. Practical for everything from

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  • The Top 5 Mistakes I Made with My First Aerial Drone

    The Top 5 Mistakes I Made with My First Aerial Drone0

    Building my first aerial drone was an experience which was littered with mistakes. I started off with a 250-sized quadcopter based on the ZMR250 carbon fiber frame and soon found out that things were often not as straightforward as they seemed. Here are the top mistakes I made with my first drone: I Ignored Polarity:

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  • Why I’m Upgrading to The Next Level of Drone Technology

    Why I’m Upgrading to The Next Level of Drone Technology0

    Ever since my first experience with flying a drone, I’ve been fascinated by the advancements in drone technology. Since the day I dipped my toes in the water, I’ve been looking forward ot upgrading from my current drone setup, such as switching to more powerful motors and going for larger props. In fact, I recently

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