Looks like a new drone with support for Oculus VR goggles is on the horizon. This bad boy has a pretty hefty price tag though so it’s probably meant for the professionals or the hobbiest with the large budget! Get the full story here: [FastCompany]
You wear a small disk on your wrist and it follows you around filming you. With 20 minute battery life, you’d better do something exciting fairly quickly though or you’ll miss your chance to record it. There is a cool video and more story here: [nbcnews.com]
A Chinese delivery company has started delivering small packages with autonomous drones. They can deliver 10 kilgram loads up to 12 miles. Get the rest of the story here: [thepaypers.com] (the picture has nothing to do with the story, it’s just a cool picture)
A hobby drone flyer in Tampa was apparently told by the FAA that if he continues to post videos on youtube he could be fined or sanctioned. What is sanctioned anyway? Does it involve poking about with gloves? Apparently since youtube is a website that has ads on it posting videos to youtube constitutes commercial use of drones. Or so the weird logic goes here. Check out the article and see if you can make sense of it.
Not to be outdone by Amazon, Alibaba has started their own drone delivery pilot program. In a very limited trial a lucky few will get their ginger tea delivery in less than an hour in parts of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.