Own A Drone? You're Going To Need To Register With The Government And Take A Flying Test

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.07.2017 | UK Tech

If you own a drone in the UK you will soon be required to register it with the government as part of plans to “improve accountability” and encoura...

This 'Drone Chair' Requires Nerves Of Steel To Fly

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Tech

An inventor and YouTuber, Axel Borg has always wanted to build a flying machine. Well with the help of four enormous batteries, a chair and more tiny ...

This Plucky Little Robot Will Weed Your Garden For You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Tech

No matter how green fingered you are, no gardener enjoys the tedious (and never-ending) battle against weeds. Not to mention the back pain following a...

Researchers Have Turned A Live Dragonfly Into A Cyborg 'Drone'

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Tech

First Look: Behind-the-scenes with DragonflEye from Draper on Vimeo. Researchers have developed a tiny backpack that can be fitted to live drago...

Who Needs A Dog When You Can Have A Ball-Catching Drone

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Tech

Who needs a dog when you can have a drone? Researchers from Switzerland’s ETH Zurich have developed a drone that can play catch until either you get...

A Ride In Airbus' Flying Taxi Is A Lot Cheaper Than You Might Think

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Tech

Airbus has revealed that the cost of a trip in its self-driving flying taxi will be just £1-2 per mile. That’s about the same as it would cost you ...

Jumping From A Moving Drone Is The Latest Craze And It Is Not For The Faint-Hearted

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Tech

Drones are being used for just about everything these days. From delivering your Amazon purchases to pulling you along on a snowboard. Yet despite all...

EE Want To Use Helium Balloons To Bring 4G To Rural Communities

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Tech

EE has unveiled groundbreaking plans to provide 4G services to rural communities and disaster areas using helium balloons and drones. The pioneering ...

The Umbrella Drone Is The Absurd £1200 Gadget You've Always Wanted, Maybe

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Tech

All Brits know that sheltering from the rain isn’t just a temporary inconvenience, it is a daily struggle. And when you’re trying to carry your so...

Drone Accessories Worth Getting

Ekim Saribardak | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Tech
Ekim Saribardak

Drones are incredibly popular, everybody wants to have a drone these days. And I support you, they are fun to play with, you'll shoot great photographs and footage, go get one! But when you get a drone, you'll also need a variety of drone equipment in order to make your overall drone experience better

Women In Innovation: Creating Autonomous Drone Infrastructure

Siobhan Gardiner | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Tech
Siobhan Gardiner

My innovation, HEROTECH8, brings drone technology to places and people that either wouldn't have the resources, energy infrastructure, or technical know-how to reliably, and safely, operate drone systems. This is not by focusing on the vehicles (although this is a very popular topic at the moment with start-ups) - instead we create autonomous drone infrastructure.

Drone Safety A Key Factor Ahead Of Christmas

Jonathan Nicholson | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Tech
Jonathan Nicholson

It's for this reason that the Dronecode was first developed. It's a set of rules laid out to ensure safe, responsible use of drones to maintain the UK's excellent air safety record. Over the last few months we've been conducting research into the first Code to see how well it has been adopted and recognised and on the back of this, we've created a new version to further ensure safety remains as important as fun.

Intel's 500-Strong Drone Army Can Do Something Pretty Spectacular

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Tech

Intel know a thing or two about making drones. In fact with Drone 100 they set a Guinness World Record and in doing so gave us one of the most specta...

Not Just Droning On About Drone Safety

Jonathan Nicholson | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Tech
Jonathan Nicholson

None of this potential will be possible however, if early adopters risk creating a negative perception of the devices through irresponsible and dangerous use. We need to instil a sense of responsibility, ownership, and safe usage without losing the fun element for those flying drones as a hobby.

Student Proves No Drone Is Worth The Risk After His Rescue Attempt Backfires Horribly

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK Tech
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Drones are expensive, in fact an advanced quadcopter can easily cost you anywhere between £800-2,000 depending on the model you choose. Regardless of...

Forget Paddling, You Can Now Pilot A Kayak With A Drone

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Tech

Drones might look pretty flimsy, but now an 11-stone-man has successfully used a drone to pull him across a lake. YouTuber David Frei is popular for ...

Pokemon Go Hacked With A Drone Is A Stroke Of Genius

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

A team of engineers have found a way to combine a drone with everyone’s favourite new game, Pokemon Go. Rather than go on a day-long jaunt around th...

Rolls-Royce's Future: A Fleet Of Drone Ships Controlled By Augmented Reality

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Tech

When you think of the word drone it's probably a fair assumption that two images will pop into your head. The first will inevitably be the quadcopters...

That 'Drone' Which Hit A British Airways Plane Could Have Been Something, Erm, Else

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK

The suspected drone which hit a plane at Heathrow Airport last week may not have been a drone at all. An investigation was launched after a British Ai...

Watching This Drone Footage Of Dolphins Swimming Will Give You Serious Wanderlust

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Tech

Dolphins of the Northern Beaches from Steve Maxwell on Vimeo. A drone pilot has captured astonishing footage of dolphins swimming along the bea...

The Incredible Moment Drone Crashes Down Just Inches From World Cup Skiier

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Tech

This is the incredible moment a drone came crashing down during a World Cup slalom ski race. The device rapidly tumbled down the slope nearly colli...

These Astonishing Drone Images Will Change Your Mind About Climate Change

The Huffington Post UK | Tahira Mirza | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Tech

It's easy to see why drone photography is fast becoming the favourite new way to capture great aerial photos. Dronestagram's latest Drone photograp...

Making Your Laptop 'See' - How Intel's Real Sense Camera Will Change Photography

The Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK Tech

Of all the must-have gadgets tech-heads have lusted over, the one where the hero in a sci-fi movie draws shapes in the air to operate a 3D device tops...

An Affordable Quadcopter Drone for the Masses?

Tom Grundy | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Tech
Tom Grundy

With the price tag of radio controlled quadcopters out of reach for many, Xiaomi could do for emerging drone technology what it did for smartphones - offering high-end specification models at a more accessible cost.

Drone 'Nearly Collided' With Airbus A320 At Heathrow

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Paul Vale | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK

The first near miss between a passenger jet and a drone near Heathrow Airport is being investigated by Air safety chiefs, amid fears that unmanned air...