Update 1/11/2017: Lily sent out an official update announcing the shutdown of the company. The email reads: The Adventure Comes to an End Dear Lily community, Antoine and Henry here from the Lily team. When Lily set out on the journey to create a flying camera over 3 years ago, we
If you’ve got a need for speed, look no further than UVify’s Draco drone. The plucky quadcopter travels at speeds of up to 100 miles per hour and is ready out of the box. Drone racing has exploded in popularity with worldwide events and ESPN deals, but it’s still a rather
Amazon is moving forward with its drone delivery concept Prime Air. Announced by the company on December 14, two customers in the United Kingdom can use the service while it’s in beta. Dozens possibly hundreds of more customers could join in on the program in the coming months. In its
Researchers at EPFL have created a drone that flies almost like a bird. It’s not your typical drone; there are no horizontal blades like you’d see in a Phantom, but it does pack a few feathers to increase precision during flight. The animal-inspired device can open and close its wings
Apple constantly seeks to improve its products. Whether it be thinning down phones or adding touch screens to laptops, there’s always an improvement around the corner. Now Apple has set its sights on improving yet another product, Apple Maps. With Apple in contention with Google for the best mapping program, software updates have
Zipline, the startup working to deliver medical supplies by drone, hit big in its second round of funding, herding a total of five private investors and venture capitalists together. The drone company aims to make supplies such as medicine, blood, and vaccines more accessible. Delivering supplies to remote areas in the world
How many drones does it take to change a lightbulb? Apparently two and a pack of nine light bulbs. Youtuber Marek Baczynski shared a video of an attempt at using a drone to replace a light bulb. While the experiment intended to only use one drone, a modified Eachine E30W, the number quickly
The norm for the drone industry is to market a finished product. One that is polished and ready to go without assembly. However, San Fransisco startup, Flybrix, has decided to make a business out of the opposite. For $149, they’ll send you a disassembled drone to be made of LEGO.