Uh Oh GoPro – can a drone arrive in time?

The stock market has been tough on everyone but it has been especially hard on GoPro, yesterday in particular. The stock plunged over 20% on announcement of a 7% workforce reduction. And this morning Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP announced it is “investigating if GoPro, Inc. (GPRO) […]

Will China Dominate the Drone Market?

With a cluster of drone manufacturers and a flood of new investment, is China poised to dominate the drone market? From today’s perspective, that depends on which segment of the drone market you consider. There is no doubt that when it comes to manufacturing of consumer drones, China has already achieved […]

DJI to Stop Drones From Entering Restricted Airspace

The world’s largest commercial drone maker wants to make doubly sure that its unmanned aerial vehicles no longer fly in restricted airspace, where they’re not supposed to — like around the White House, over forest fires and into prison yards. The company on Tuesday unveiled new “geofencing” software designed to better […]

Chinese Drone Maker DJI To Open First Flagship Store

As the market for commercial drones goes more mainstream, the industry’s biggest players are trying to attract a wider range of consumers. The world’s largest consumer drone maker, China’s SZ DJI Technology Co., is preparing to open its first flagship retail store in a Shenzhen shopping center next month. The new […]

The future of drone delivery may be determined next week

The government is putting drone delivery to the ultimate test next week. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has put together a task force to test drones’ ability to fly safely, which will determine the operational guidelines for not only consumer drones, but also for major companies like Amazon and Walmart. […]

nyc

NYPD Puts Drone Operators on Terrorism Watch List

Flying a drone in NYC, currently against the law except in very limited areas, could land you with more than a summons or a fine.  While flying the drone is only a misdemeanor crime, violators are now put through an extensive background check and flagged for the counterterrorism unit, a […]