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Hands on Review: Mota JetJat Nano-C Camera Drone
The world's smallest camera drone provided a quick burst of fun, a large dose of frustration, and an overall average experience as far as drones go.
DroneAid: How drones are used in relief efforts
Just know that for every cheesy photo and drone strike, incredible work is underway to use drones for (actual) good.
Another day, another flying camera for consumers
"Our team has been working hard to continue to give consumers the most user-friendly experience with a flying camera."
Project Hero: Drones saving lives with the Red Cross
“The partnership is supporting communities around the world to become more resilient in the face of natural disasters such as monsoons."
Flying a drone at work? Now there's insurance specially made for commercial UAVs
If you’re in charge of operating UAVs or drones for your employer (or your own business), drone insurance is about to get much simpler.
Machine learning, drones, 3D and digital art: Adobe on how technology is changing design
“A new design trend is no different than a new invention – inventions either make something better, or reveal a need we didn’t know we had."
Rogue nations, IoT, fileless malware and drones: A new era of cybercrime in 2017
"Given the consistently changing security landscape, it’s important to take a moment and determine where the industry needs to focus its attention."
Technavio report sheds light on growing commercial drone services market
The commercial drone-enabled services market is expected to grow 35.47% and now Technavio has revealed the top seven global vendors.
Pizza drone deliveries are a thing now - Kiwi customer gets first taste
In a world first, a Peri-Peri Chicken Pizza and a Chicken and Cranberry Pizza have been dropped off to a customer in Whangaparoa.
From fast food to flying food: Domino's showcases NZ pizza delivery by drone
Pizza delivery by drone? In New Zealand? Disbelief aside, Domino's and Flirtey teamed up yesterday to show that it's about to become real - soon.
Drones and virtual reality: A match made in heaven?
A new drone has been released that has the capability to record 360 degree footage - ideal for virtual reality.
Kiwi drone start-up takes out innovation award
Dotteral's creative solution to reducing UAV noise earned them a place at the Callaghan Innovation New Zealand pavilion at the NAB Show.
Hands-on review: DJI Phantom 4 Drone
I never used to see the need to use a drone, but a week of testing the DJI Phantom 4 Drone has completely and utterly changed my mind.
Hands-on review: Splash Drone NZ Plus
The Splash Drone NZ Plus is a very high-end, easy-to-use and fully waterproof drone.
Grand slam! The Xiro Xplorer drone wins six industry design awards
The iF Design Award is one of the world’s most recognised technology design honours, often known as the ‘Oscar’ of the design industry.
Counter-drone vendor heads to local shores with ANZ distie deal
Counter-drone security product vendor Department 13 is winging its way to ANZ after signing up a local distribution partner.
Xiro drones a huge hit at the recent Consumer Electronics Show
The annual CES was officially opened in the United States on the 6th of January, with Xiro's Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) stealing the show.
Drone users reminded to keep off Santa's naughty list
Drone users are being urged to ‘fly responsibility’ heading into the Christmas period, following a fourfold increase in drone-related incidents.
Kiwi surveying firm using drone technology
“We realised that as a company we had to remain competitive within the market and a drone would give us this advantage."
Hands-on review: Kaiser Baas Alpha Drone
I really enjoyed the Alpha Drone, it’s definitely not a toy and is really bringing serious drones into a mainstream price point.
What do drones mean to us in NZ? Hutt City Libraries hosts lecture series
Experts and local technology leaders will provide insight into the future of drones, and uncover how the technology could be part of NZers lives.
In real life: Rise of the machines
Sometimes real life has a habit of mimicking Hollywood. Recent events however, could signal the chilling beginning of a robopocalypse.
University of Auckland drones compete for $50,000 prize
The C-Prize involves a competition among drone design teams to come up with a prototype that meets one or more of the challenges set by film makers.
Drone parcel delivery a success in Auckland
"This is a significant moment because it is the first commercial drone delivery over a populated area in New Zealand."