The Drones, Data x Conference

Drones are data acquisition computers and this conference looked at many of the ideas that are being developed for the underlying infrastructure of thier future.  There were a lot of talks about security and authorizations to fly or otherwise run a routine on a drone, much like you have to log into active directory on […]

30X Optical Zoom for Drones may cause Privacy Issues

The Aeryon HDZoom30 Imaging Payload is a zoom camera designed to mount on the Aeryon SkyRanger™. This is a small drone platform use  by police and military for surveillance and recon.  This technology will surely hit the consumer drone market soon.  DJI has already partnered in licensing with micro 4/3rds makers, and that means better lenses and […]

The DJI Phantom 3 Flies at the NAB Show

It has been a week since DJI Global announced the new Phantom 3 series. Pre orders are brisk, I am told by several distributors. This week the Phantom 3 flies at the NAB Show for everyone here to see and touch. There are two models whose only apparent visible difference is the color of the trim […]