Stocktaking from the air – how Skoda is using Robodrones in its Czech factory

Stocktaking from the air – ŠKODA AUTO tests autonomous drone in logistics from ŠKODA VIMEO PRO on Vimeo. ŠKODA is currently testing advanced drone technology that can identify and count empty containers outside the factory from the air. The car manufacturer has collaborated with Czech specialists Robodrone to implement the first testing phase. The drone is equipped with LIDAR (light detection and ranging)…

Parrot ANAFI Extended offers flight time of 1hour 15 minutes for £729

Parrot ANAFI, the next generation quadcopter from Parrot, is now available as an Extended version – offering all new features and a flight time of one hour and 15 minutes from its three Smart batteries. ANAFI Extended is a one of a kind flying 4K, HDR camera with a zoom, providing high-quality footage that rivals…

Drone Technology and You: 5 Steps to Harnessing Drone Marketing Potential

Look, up in the sky! Is it a bird! Is it a plane! No it’s a....tiny, flying robot? With the end of 2018 looming, it’s hard to imagine that anyone hasn’t heard of drone technology - even just in passing. From Super Bowl half-time shows to delivering your online orders, drone technology has only become more…

12 connected devices and robotics which are set to change our lives

  The authors of Beyond Genuine Stupidity and The Future Reinvented explore how we can harness the potential of artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and a growing range of other increasingly powerful technologies in the service of humanity  What are the most useful, or useless, future products you can imagine? What new or innovative qualities will be in…

Parrot Bebop 2 Power drone – now with 60 minutes of flight time

Parrot has unveiled its latest quadcopter drone, the £629 all new Parrot Bebop 2 Power. Lightweight (525g), robust, compact and accessible to everyone, the Parrot Bebop 2 comes in a new dual black design, combining two texture effects; black matte and black gloss. Easy to set up via FreeFlight Pro, the Parrot Bebop 2 Power includes a Wi-Fi Parrot Skycontroller 2 to explore the world up…

Propel launches Collectors Edition Star Wars Laser Battle Drones

Tomorrow -  'Force Friday' - will see the launch of a brand new range of Star Wars Laser Battle Drones, individually numbered for collectors. The new drones allow for live air combat games so that up to 12 fans can battle each other for the first time ever. Unique patented technology and a first ever…

Drone Trends: How far can we go on the road of flying technology?

Drone popularity is rapidly growing, so we can only begin to ask ourselves one question - how far can we go on the road of flying technology? Gone are the days where drones were strictly used for military purposes and only the richest of us could afford such an amazing flying robot. In today’s society,…

Top 5 drones under £100 – great fun for the holidays!

You don't need to spend a fortune to have fun over the festive season with a drone. Here are five models under £100 which you can take down your local park to perform tricks, take pictures and film footage from above. Many even offer High Definition video playback!  Chris Price reports 1. Husban X4 H107D…