04/06/2016, 04:04 pm
A public/private committee organized by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has suggested preliminary rule changes for how close drones might fly to people, which could open up potential uses of the technology, such as air delivery.
03/16/2016, 12:03 pm
Prominent, large displays at Apple retail stores have historically been reserved for Apple's own products. But that changed this week for the launch of DJI's new Phantom 4 drone, which has been given prime real estate at Apple Stores.
03/11/2016, 02:03 pm
To prepare for the upcoming launch of the Phantom 4 flying camera drone, representatives from DJI have visited select Apple retail stores and given hands-on training sessions to the company's employees.
03/03/2016, 04:03 pm
Phase 2 of Apple's ambitious Campus 2 construction project is now well underway, with new testing workshops and facilities rising for research and development large enough for vehicle-size innovation work. Located between Phase 2 and the main "Spaceship Ring," Apple's new subterranean Theater and Visitor Center is also nearly complete.
03/02/2016, 12:03 pm
The majority of people who buy a DJI product are already invested in the Apple ecosystem, and use Apple devices to control, shoot and edit aerial footage from DJI drones, making the new partnership between the two companies a natural fit.
03/02/2016, 05:03 am
Speaking to shareholders at the company's Annual Meeting on Friday, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook joked that he kept himself up to date on the progress of his Campus 2 "Spaceship" project by watching drone videos posted on the Internet. For Cook and everyone else that's interested, here's the latest progress update on Apple's new innovation center.
03/01/2016, 03:03 pm
DJI's new Phantom 4 flying camera offers the ability to take human piloting out of the equation entirely, allowing users to select a person, object, animal or otherwise on their iPhone or iPad, and have the drone automatically follow and film while avoiding obstacles.
03/01/2016, 11:03 am
Chinese drone maker DJI on Tuesday took the covers off its its latest camera drone, a $1,399 aerial photography platform that comes with a faster top speed, longer flight duration, and a new obstacle avoidance system to make piloting easier.
02/02/2016, 12:02 pm
As remotely-controlled drones become smaller and more sophisticated, authorities are working to counter the potential security and privacy implications in sometimes novel ways -- including training eagles to take the aircraft down.
01/08/2016, 02:01 pm
A drone operator has published an aerial video captured throughout Apple's Campus 2 construction site, showing extensive progress including the beginning of interior and exterior glazing installation and the ceiling covering what will be the company's new on-site theater.
01/05/2016, 01:01 pm
Do-everything electronics maker Parrot on Tuesday unveiled its new Disco drone, eschewing the quadcopter design for a new winged style that adds advanced autopilot systems and a significantly higher top speed.
01/04/2016, 03:01 pm
DJI on Monday launched the Phantom 3 4K, its first drone below the Phantom 3 Professional to support shooting at 4K resolution.
01/01/2016, 02:01 pm
Engineering students at Taiwan's National Chung Hsing University demonstrated a clever use of the motion sensors in Apple Watch to interpret hand gestures, enabling them to remotely control real world devices akin to the science fiction fantasy depicted in Star Wars.
12/14/2015, 02:12 pm
All drones between 0.55 and 50 pounds must be registered by Feb. 19, 2016, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration announced on Monday.
11/23/2015, 03:11 pm
A U.S. Federal Aviation Administration task force has issued a set of recommendations for registering unmanned drones, looking to manage the increasingly popular technology.
10/23/2015, 09:10 pm
Phase two of Apple's ambitious Campus 2 construction project is now well underway, just six months after the new testing workshops and facilities for additional research and development--large enough for vehicle-size innovation work--began rising on the former site of a series of obsolete buildings located next to the main "Spaceship Ring."
10/19/2015, 06:10 pm
The U.S. Department of Transportation in cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday announced the formation of a task force charged with the creation of a registration process for unmanned aircraft systems, otherwise known as drones.
Video: more than half of Apple Campus 2 Spaceship Ring has topped out, just six months after it began rising
10/17/2015, 11:10 pm
Five of the nine building segments making up the "Spaceship" Ring in Apple's Campus 2 mega-project have reached their ceiling just six months after the initial dining hall structure reached its fifth floor back in March.
09/07/2015, 12:09 pm
DJI's latest generation of drones, the Phantom 3 lineup, gained a number of new features on Monday, thanks to new firmware that adds "intelligent flight modes," including auto-follow, waypoints, and auto-filming of points of interest.
09/01/2015, 02:09 pm
DJI's latest generation of "prosumer" drones, the Phantom 3 series, marks the company's debut among the handpicked lineup of iOS-connected accessories available to buy direct from Apple.