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Yuneec Mantis Q Review & Rating

[ad_1] The Yuneec Mantis Q is a compact, folding drone at a similarly compact $499 price. It makes a lot of promises, including 4K video capture and best-in-class battery life, but it doesn’t deliver. The 4K footage is shaky and, frankly, unusable, and the actual battery life, while good, isn’t …

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Autel Robotics EVO Review & Rating

[ad_1] DJI created and owns the folding drone space, but it’s not without viable competition. The Autel Robotics EVO ($999) does some things that DJI Mavic drones don’t—including recording 4K at 60fps—but does omit some of the more advanced features offered by the competition. But if you place emphasis on …

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DJI Mavic 2 Pro Review & Rating

[ad_1] DJI’s Mavic family has all but replaced its Phantom series for consumer drone use. Mavic drones are smaller all around, and foldable for easier storage and transport. The top-end model, the Mavic 2 Pro ($1,499), has the largest image sensor we’ve seen in a drone this size. That means …

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DJI Mavic 2 Zoom Review & Rating

[ad_1] DJI is the first name in drones, largely due to the success of its iconic Phantom series. But the Phantom’s rigid design has given way to the more modern, folding Mavic family. The first Mavic Pro made videographers rethink what a small drone can do. It’s been joined by …

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Intel Falcon Drones to Help Restore Great Wall of China

[ad_1] The Falcon 8+ drones will be tasked with capturing aerial photographs of the Jiankou section. Intel may be best known for its processors, but one other area of hardware where the company is very active is drones. In particular, the Intel Falcon 8+ drone, which is set to help …

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Google Staffers Resign Over Work on Pentagon AI Project | News & Opinion

[ad_1] Google’s involvement in a Pentagon project that uses artificial intelligence to analyze footage taken by aerial drones has reportedly caused a dozen company employees to resign in protest. Ethical concerns over the AI powering drone warfare, and Google’s involvement in the project clashing with its “do-gooder principles,” are among …

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Your Drone May Soon Need a License Plate | News & Opinion

[ad_1] The FAA intends to require all drones to have an always-visible government-assigned ID. Ever since affordable drones came to market, regulators have been scratching their heads figuring out how to deal with them. They are small, easy to carry around and deploy anywhere, and just as quick to disappear …

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