Tagged: Footage

A Drone & A Gun; What Could Go Wrong?

This doesn’t seem like a great idea on many levels … and besides, aren’t these folks at all familiar with SkyNet? Turkish technology manufacturer Asis Elektronik ve Bilişim Sistemleri A.Ş. has developed an armed drone system consisting of an automatic weapon fixed on a remotely controlled small drone.

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Drone Footage of Snow Storm Blanketing Vermont Town

The severe weather that brought a snow storm to St. Albans, Vermont a few days ago on January 20th was captured in breathtaking fashion. The storm covered the area for miles, creating a white blanket that shrouded Vermont. Thought it was difficult to drive, one drone user took to the

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China’s TYW-1 Strike-Capable UAV – Video

UAS Vision has obtained this unique close-up video footage of China’s Beihang Unmanned Aircraft System Technology TYW-1 taken inside the company’s new factory in the eastern Chinese city of Taizhou. The TYW-1, which has a wingspan of 18 m, features the same pusher-engine, twin-boom, outward-canted stabiliser design of the

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Algeria Shows UAE-developed UAVs

Algeria has received into service several unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) originally developed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as seen in footage aired on national TV and posted to the official Facebook page of the Algerian Ministry of Defence (MoD). The footage posted on 20 December confirms the long-expected delivery

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EdgyBees’ AR Footage Helps Wildfire Responders

Aerial drone footage has been invaluable in helping first responders evaluate wildfires, and now California startup Edgybees has added an augmented reality (AR) overlay to the drone arsenal. Company marketer Samantha Sharpe notes that Edgybees is being used by first responders on the ground and in command and control centers

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Drone Footage Spots Shark Near Popular Beach

We’ve written before about the many surveillance companies that are hoping to use drones to track shark movements and spot sharks from the air before a rescue mission is necessary. But last week, a massive grey nurse shark was found not by a spotting company, but by a freelance photography

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Drones and Wildfire Do Not Mix – Or Can They?

The destructive, powerful sight of a spreading wildfire is something that makes most of us stay out of its way. Some drone users, however, see a blazing wildfire as the perfect opportunity to take to the skies and get some footage. Just this year alone, at this time of writing,

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60,000 Bottles of Beer per Hour: This Collision-Tolerant Flyability Drone Keeps Production Going During Inspection at Pilsner Urquell

It’s a challenging question: how to inspect the ceiling of a vast production facility, without having to shut it down. Czechoslovakian beer giant Pilsner Urquell found the answer with Flyability’s collision-tolerant Elios drone, designed to navigate difficult spaces. Able to gather good footage while bouncing unharmed off of obstacles, Elios

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Fly Safely with a 3-Person Crew

When working as a commercial drone pilot shooting footage for TV commercials and movies, pilots have to be able to fly their multirotors in a wide array of circumstances. This includes flying indoors and outside under various weather and lighting conditions. Needless to say, this can create a stressful

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Croatia Relaxes Drone Laws

Drones and companies using drones for video and photo footage has been a boom business is Croatia over the past few years. However, due to extremely tight restrictions put in place by the Croatian Civil Aviation Agency (CCAA) more and more calls have been coming from drone users to relax

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DARPA Gremlins Drone Launched from A C-130

 A brief clip of an official video from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has appeared online, showing what looks to be a C-130 Hercules-type aircraft deploying or recovering a prototype unmanned system as part of the Gremlins drone swarm program. This is the first actual footage

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Time-Lapse Photography with your Drone

A time-lapse movie or video is one that speeds up real-time footage so that the viewer can quickly see what has happened. This can be accomplished in two ways. The first is to take a long video and compress it in postproduction so that you show what happened over an

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