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Consumer spending on tech to reach US$1.32 trillion this year
If you ever thought the tech industry for consumers was beginning to wane, the International Data Corporation has some stats for you.
10 May 2019
This Iron Man drone wants you to fly like a superhero
Iron Man must be one of the most popular superheroes of 2019 – because this year he has been transformed into a robot, and now he’s styled as his very own drone.
18 Apr 2019
New software for drone footage mapping and analysis
DJI Terra allows drone pilots to quickly generate 2D maps and 3D model reconstructions, plus analyse data and generate insights with analysis tools.
03 Apr 2019
Study analyses drones' potential to be weapons of cyber attacks & terrorism
The biggest challenge, according to the research, is finding out what a drone's purpose is in a non-restricted area.
01 Apr 2019
Farm dogs being put out of business by drone that barks
Man’s best friend might be able to enter retirement early if this new drone innovation from DJI Ferntech has anything to do with it.
08 Mar 2019
DJI launches new geofencing solution to protect planes from drones
Recently there has been a spate of ‘drone attacks’ on airports around the world, which DJI is looking to tackle with its latest solution.
01 Mar 2019
How DJI aims to enable enterprise level drone operations
DJI FlightHub software enables organisations to manage all aspects of their commercial drone operations from a single platform.
22 Feb 2019
DJI tightens drone no-fly areas around Europe's airports
If you’re heading to Europe and taking your drones with you, you might want to stay away from Europe’s airports if you have any DJI equipment.
21 Feb 2019
Intel breaks its own record with Super Bowl drone show
Forget about the result of the Super Bowl LIII - Intel was only concerned about the halftime show.
06 Feb 2019
DJI's pricy drone remote will only work with 2 drones - so far
The DJI Smart Controller is built especially for new drones – but so far there are only two drones that are compatible.
11 Jan 2019
PhD student's wildlife-monitoring drone wins award
“You see a lot in the media about the threats facing yellow-eyed penguins in New Zealand, but those reports are mainly based on penguins from the mainland."
05 Dec 2018
Spending on robotic systems and drones will be on the rise in 2019
Robotic systems will be the larger of the two categories throughout the five-year forecast period with worldwide robotics spending forecast to be $103.4 billion in 2019.
05 Dec 2018
Commercial drones will only take off if safety is paramount
New Zealand’s commercial drone services could be ready within the next two years, but only if enough research is done to make certain that the public is safe.
12 Nov 2018
The Kiwi company driving commercial drone tech growth
“We have several high profile commercial projects underway and we’re confident we will have some exciting news to impart to the market next year.”
05 Nov 2018
It's not a bird, not a plane, but a real flying Spyro
In case you’ve got a trip to the United States on the card soon and want a quirky travel pic, it might pay to look up in the skies…
01 Nov 2018
Heat-seeking drones can save the dolphins
One study has demonstrated how modern tech can be used to reduce the costs and environmental impact of conservation efforts.
09 Oct 2018
Transform responsibly - CompTIA’s top 10 tech trends
From IoT to AI, these innovations have the greatest potential to make near-term impacts on business, but CompTIA warns to approach them with care.
17 Sep 2018
From San Francisco to the Southern Ocean: The tale of a Saildrone shipwreck
The case of a missing saildrone that set off from San Francisco three years ago has finally been solved right here in New Zealand.
29 Aug 2018
Insurers struggling to keep pace with drone and e-bike tech
If you own an e-bike or a drone and expect them to be covered by your current home contents insurance policy, it might pay to check the fine print.
31 Jul 2018
Australia’s Big W to stock DJI drones
Despite harsh operating conditions imposed by the Australian regulators, drone ownership in Australia is about to get massive boost.
05 Jul 2018
Freewell upgrades the DJI Mavic Air drone with new accessories
Action camera specialists Freewell Gear have extended their range to include accessories for the small but perfectly formed DJI Mavic Air drone.
29 Jun 2018
Hands-on review: DJI Mavic Air Fly More Combo
FutureFive's Darren Price takes a look at DJI’s Mavic Air- a high-spec foldable drone that you can put in your pocket.
03 Jun 2018
THAT'S A WRAP: Highlights from Sydney’s 2nd Annual Safety, Security and Counter-Terrorism Forum
The event took a comprehensive look at the state of play for terrorist organisations and individuals - both local and abroad.
08 May 2018
Are the drones shown in ‘ready player one’ based on solid science or movie magic?
The movie is set in 2045, and it showcases a lot of technology viewers might find unfamiliar, but not entirely unbelievable.
03 May 2018