Designed by Francois Baptista and Stephane Pietroiusti from France, the solar-powered Eagle Eye drone features a slew of cameras, sensors and an integrated artificial intelligence system to scan the topology below, aiding wilderness teams in any rescue missions. "Nature is always in movement, vegetation is growing, trees are falling, rains changes the tracks, temperature fluctuates. That's why it is needed to refresh all data as often as possible, to define the best strategies to always be faster for rescuers to save lives or extinguish the flames," said the designers. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Holy Stone's F181 RC Quadcopter Drone not only comes equipped with a 720p HD camera, but boasts a headless mode as well for easy return, all for $81.99 shipped, today only, originally $199.99. The key return function allows the joystick to know where the drone is in relation to the remote. So as the F181's position changes in relation to where you're standing, forward is always forward and backward is always backward. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review and more information.
DBPower's U818A FPV WiFi Drone lets you fly the device remotely with your smartphone or tablet, and it's being offered for just $79.99 shipped, today only, originally $139.98. When your eyes can't identify the drone orientation while in flight, the headless mode allows for much easier control by making the forward/backward/leftward/rightward commands remain constant. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.
The DJI Spark is a miniature drone that doesn't lack in features. What really sets it apart from the competition is a special "Gesture Mode," which enables users to control it in "The Force" like fashion, while more complex functions can be accessed from a smartphone or the Spark controller. It also features a "3D Sensing System" for obstacle avoidance, especially since the drone has a top speed of 31 mph. As for images, its 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor is capable of 12-megapixel photos and 1080p video, all stabilized with a 2-axis gimbal. Get one here now. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the world's heaviest weight.
Robosea unveils BIKI the first bionic wireless underwater drone, capable of shooting 4K footage. When paired with an accompanying app, you can live stream 4K video and images directly to mobile devices, while a integrated GPS sensor ensures that you never lose the device. "BIKI can maneuver just about anywhere, and with the use of our trademarked exclusive Robosea algorithm and set in nine-axle sensor, it can keep its balance in the water - allowing BIKI self-stabilization to provide smooth videos and sharp photos through its camera platform," said Dr. Minglei Xiong, CEO of Robosea. Click here for the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the atmospheric soundscape of Bladerunner.
The TX Juice Pocket Drone has a patented AI (Artificial Intelligence) system, making it the easiest to fly mini drone available, all for $10.74, today only, originally $49.99. With AI Pocket Drone the first press of the Juice Button activates Auto take off and Auto hover. One more press activates Auto Land. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on flight test video and more information.
The Syma X5C-1 Drone not only has an HD camera, but a 6-axis gyro stabilization system as well, all for $37.99 shipped, today only, originally $89.99. Users can perform flips at the push of a button, complete with 360° vision and wind resistance, making it perfect for indoors or outdoors. Product page. Continue reading for a flight test video and more information.
Modeled after the Airbus commercial aircraft, the sleek Airbus A-180 Drone was designed specifically for medical emergencies, and comes equipped with autonomous flight technologies. When activated, it can be used to deliver a payload of emergency supplies, utilizing three double engines - one in the rear for forward thrust and two built into the wings for upward and downward movement. The drone is capable of vertical or horizontal takeoff and landing, enabling it to reach danger zones otherwise inaccessible by normal aircraft. When touching down, a cargo capsule is released, filled with medicine, supplemental blood, and even organs if necessary. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how not to fake an injury at work.
The FQ17W Drone may be pocket-sized, but it's great for enthusiasts, and offers FPV camera controls to boot, all for $44.99 shipped, today only. When you're ready to fly, simply open the app on your mobile device (iOS / Android), and the integrated camera will enable you to see everything in real-time, complete with one-key takeoff and landing. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video demonstration and more information.
DARPA's Tern is basicaly a tailsitter drone that reinvents Convair's XFY-1 aircraft's technology from 1951. It seeks to greatly increase the effectiveness of forward-deployed small-deck ships such as destroyers and frigates by enabling them to serve as mobile launch and recovery sites for specially designed unmanned aerial systems (UASs). In times of war, it's capable of carrying up to 600 pounds of ordinance and designed to conduct combat strikes. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one hands-on clip of the $1,899 retro iPhone 7.