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New DJI OM 4 smartphone stabilizer helps you capture those magnetic moments! – Capture magnetic moments with the new DJI OM 4 smartphone stabilizer. The OM 4 makes the most of your smartphone camera with a sleek folding design, new intelligent features, and a novel magnetic phone attachment. The DJI OM 4 can be purchased today from authorized retailers, partners, and DJI for the retail price of $150.
Drone startup Easy Aerial raises $6.15M in Series A funding – Easy Aerial, a leading provider of autonomous drone-based monitoring solutions for commercial, government, and military applications, announced today that it has successfully raised $6.15M in Series A funding.
460-pound drone flown by Arkansas Army National Guard crashed in Lavaca – During a training exercise, a 460-pound military drone flown by Arkansas Army National Guard crashed in Lavaca city limits on Tuesday.
Drone line-of-sight waiver for public safety announced by FAA – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that public safety organizations that use drones can now apply for a waiver that allows the fly the unmanned aircraft beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS).
FLIR Systems introduces Vue TZ20 dual thermal camera drone payload – FLIR Systems introduces the Vue TZ20 dual thermal camera drone payload. A plug-and-play gimbal system for the DJI Matrice 200 Series and Matrice 300 offers high-definition FLIR thermal imaging with zoom capabilities to improve situational awareness.
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Other drone news
- Aquatic drone drops its camera to look for fish
- UC Drone Center Takes on Training and Safety with State Transportation Agency
- Normally unheard and unseen, a Predator drone is now on display
- Turkey’s New Akinci Drone Is Impressive, But It’s No Substitute For Modern Fighter Jets
- US Air Force issues $90M contract for counter-drone systems and support
- How U.S. Navy Plans To Foil Massive ‘Super Swarm’ Drone Attacks
- Army Researchers Develop Breakthrough Sensors For Small Drones
- Open source: Can a Red Hat for drones unseat China’s DJI?
- Aviation industry member questions CAA report on drones
- Man sentenced for using drone to deliver drugs to prison
- Pentagon successfully tested a second Gremlins drone
- FAA Announces Drone Line-of-Sight Waiver for Public Safety
- Drone to help in Cheshire police’s fight against crime
- Drone technology reveals surprising sea lion colonies off the Great Australian Bight
- Poladrone unleashes the Oryctes agricultural spot precision drone
- Ten companies to develop helicopter-launched drones for U.S. Army
- Police use ‘game-changing’ new drone to track down missing man
- Drones find coal fires in China
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