Fotokite Phi GoPro Carrying Quadcopter

An easy-to-use tethered drone, with accountability at its core

Utilizing the same technology as their professional model (used by the BBC for special programming and broadcast coverage), Swiss electronics company Perspective Robotics AG has just announced their consumer-oriented quadcopter follow-up, the Fotokite Phi. Up now on Indiegogo, this unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)—more commonly known of as a drone—snuggly holsters a GoPro camera and takes direction from a tether, rather than a GPS or remote …

The Lily Drone Can Never Fall

Imagine sitting on your surfboard waiting for the next set to roll in as a drones floats nearby. As the first wave approaches, you toss the drone into the air and start paddling. Now you’re up on the wave and the drone is carefully capturing you from the side as you carve up the face, or maybe it’s filming you from the front while you …

Quadmovr’s Supercharged Drone

Specialty drone designer Quadmovr has released a video demonstrating the acrobatics of what looks like the world’s quickest quadcopter. The tweaked drone sports a pretty basic design: just four arms for the blades and what appears to be a rather clunky battery pack strapped to its bottom. But when it starts to move, it really moves. The scary-quick ‘copter shoots straight up, disappearing from sight, …