Drones are great for filming aerial videos and the like, but what else can we make them do? Well, for one thing they could help with making your Thanksgiving dinner. Autel Robotics proves that it can work.
You’re so vain. I bet you think this drone is about you. It is! This is the AirSelfie. It is a tiny drone made specifically for taking selfies. No more selfie sticks. Just you and your flying paparazzi snapping pics of your face.
Imagine soaring through the sky as you lay back and relax on your hammock, watching the world pass by below you. Visualize falling asleep as two drones carry you gently through the clouds. This could happen if we just make drone-powered hammocks a reality.
Domino’s and Flirtey have teamed up to offer the most awesome thing in the pizza world since the invention of pepperoni. Flirtey is a maker of drones, you know the quadrotor sort that flies through the air.
Do you need to find some rebels in a hurry? Build yourself an Imperial probe droid and send it to an ice planet. That’s what YouTube user ajw61185 did. Well, he built one. He didn’t send it to an ice planet, but this drone is still awesome.
Today’s better drones are pretty easy to land on flat ground, but if you’re flying over water, it can ruin your fancy flying tech if you end up putting down in the wet. The Drone Raft Waterstrider is an attachment for the DJI Phantom 3 or 4 that allows you to take off and/or land your drone on water.
Most drones come in a fixed form, and are pretty inflexible. The Airblock is a modular drone that encourages experimentation. It’s easy to assemble and disassemble and can be programmed like a robot. You can make the drone the way that you want.
Propel has kicked off pre-orders for its awesome looking Star Wars Battle Drones. These small drones can reach speeds of 35 mph and they look pretty close to the real ships, albeit with some alterations to make way for the propellers.
Pretty soon, drones and other robots will be doing all of our chores. Marek Baczynski is trying to usher in a new era of drones performing our menial tasks, which is no doubt why he spent hours figuring out how to get a drone to change a lightbulb.
As drones fill up our skies, we are now looking for more ways to capture errant or dangerous ones to protect our airspace. The drone-hunting Airspace One Touch Interceptor TI lets you do just that. It goes after other drones like a hawk and even brings the trophy back home.
It’s hard to imagine that there was a time when drones took shaky videos. The good ones are so stable now. The biggest problem right now is the size, but that is getting better too. DJI’s Mavic Pro is a good example.
We all knew it was on the way and it was even delayed earlier this year, but GoPro has finally unveiled its Karma drone. This new quadcopter is sleek, compact and foldable, which means that you can fit one in almost any backpack and take it with you on the go.
Drones can be pretty cool, and are a great way to capture images of whatever you are doing from the air. There are a bunch of drones out there with some of them being the cheap consumer quadcopters that you play with, and others being incredibly expensive and aimed at professionals.
Building drones with from metal and plastic? What are you, a caveman? Edible drones are the future. UAVs made from edible material are tailor-made to get food supplies to remote areas or disaster zones. The drone called “Pouncer” is being designed by engineer Nigel Gifford.