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12 cool drones for photography and more — including some on sale

Products featured here are selected by our partners at StackCommerce.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Take your photo and video to new heights. Image: TRNDlabs By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2020-10-31 09:00:00 UTC To snap the photo of your dreams, you might have to get creative. You know, like…

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Japan mulls restrictions on China-made drones

NATIONAL SECURITY CONCERNS: New policies would include stricter vetting procedures of firms that supply drones to public agencies, government officials said Reuters, TOKYO Japan might shut off China from supplying drones to its government agencies to protect sensitive information, six people in the Japanese government and the ruling party familiar with the matter said, adding…

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Staines man was part of gang who plotted to fly illicit substances and phones into prison by drone

A Staines man admitted using drones in a bid to smuggle illicit substances and mobile phones into a London prison.Jamie Duggan, 30, was among a gang of three who hatched the plot to fly the items – which also included flash drives, memory cards and cables –  into Wandsworth Prison. Police said Duggan was already…

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India Declines Purchase of US Armed Predator-B Drones Despite Pompeo-Esper Push

The Indian government has resisted American pressure over the purchase of state-of-the-art armed Predator-B drones, also called the MQ-9 Reaper, during the recently held 2+2 ministerial-level dialogue in New Delhi. The armed drone is capable of carrying four Hell-Fire missiles and two 500-pound laser-guided bombs. Highly placed government sources in New Delhi told Sputnik that…

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Kite, the Autonomous Passenger Drone Inspired by a Private Jet

It will be different, but not for the worst. Not if Andrea Ponti of Ponti Design Studio has a say in it. Focusing on public transport and other means of transport in Asia post-2020, Ponti has now unveiled a new concept ideal for daily commutes. This time, it’s a passenger drone inspired by a private…

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Drone imagery focus of Extension bulletin

Aerial imagery from unmanned aerial systems, or drones, has been rising in popularity. The price of these tools let farmers, or crop scouts, maximize their fieldwork by helping identify trouble spots and target in-season efforts. But what’s the right approach for your farm? As winter nears, studying the potential use of these tools on your…

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Aberdeen medical student builds drone prototype to deliver medical supplies to injured hillwalkers

© Supplied Sophie Barrack has built a drone to assist mountain rescue teams in an emergency. An Aberdeen medical student has built a special drone to help injured walkers stranded on Scotland’s hills and mountains. Outdoors enthusiast Sophie Barrack took on the challenge of finding out what medical supplies would be most useful in an…

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B.C. group hoping to launch flying passenger drones by 2025

VICTORIA — A group of B.C.-based aviation experts has announced its plans to make vertical flying passenger drone technology a reality. On Wednesday, the Canadian Advanced Air Mobility Consortium (CAAM) spoke at a press conference on how it is planning to change the aviation industry as we know it. “It’s really the launch of the…

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LiDAR Drone Market Size, Trends, Companies, Driver, Segmentation, Forecast to 2026

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. Oct 29, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) — Selbyville, Delaware According to the research report titled ‘LiDAR Drone Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type; By Range; By Component; By Application; By Regions; Segment Forecast, 2020 – 2026’, available with Market…

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Saudi Airport Hit by Yemeni Drone; Minister Assassinated

DUBAI (Dispatches) – Yemeni forces attacked Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport on Tuesday with an explosives-laden drone, a military spokesman in the capital Sanaa said on Twitter.The spokesman for Yemeni armed forces, Brigadier General Yahya Saree, said in a brief statement posted on his official Twitter page that a domestically-manufactured Qasef-2K (Striker-2K) combat drone struck an…

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