Departing Obama Tearfully Shoos Away Loyal Drone Following Him Out Of White House

 

WASHINGTON—Stopping and turning around as he made his way across the South Lawn after hearing the unmanned aerial vehicle hovering just feet behind him, outgoing President Barack Obama tearfully shooed away a loyal MQ-9 Reaper drone attempting to follow him out of the White House, sources confirmed Friday. “Go on now—get out of here!” said the former commander-in-chief, his lower lip trembling and his eyes welling with tears as he affected a stern tone of voice in an attempt to scare off the faithful hunter-killer drone that had spent the past eight years obediently at his side. “You can’t come with me anymore, you got that? Can’t you see this is for your own good? Now scram. What are you waiting for? Go!” At press time, a heartbroken Obama had thrown a rock in the drone’s direction, causing the unmanned aerial vehicle to flee into the sky, where it paused to look back one last time at its old master before flying off toward a Yemeni tribal wedding

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Drone pilots to gather to learn the lay of the air

Robert Youens, right, owner of Camera Wings Aerial Photography, and pilot/project manager Joe Doran, with their DJI Inspire 2 drone at Butler Park in South Austin on Thursday.

Robert Youens said he wants other Central Texas drone operators to know the rules about flying so they don’t make mistakes like the one made by the owner of a drone that crashed into the Seattle Space Needle on New Year’s Eve.

Youens, the owner of an Austin drone photography business, and three other drone pilots are holding a free “Drone Education and Flight” conference Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Lakeview Pavilion at Old Settlers Park, 3300 Palm Valley Blvd., in Round Rock.

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Anti-Drone Market Analysis By Mitigation Type

Anti-Drone Market Analysis By Mitigation Type (Destructive, Non-Destructive), By Defense Type (Detection & Disruption, Detection), By End-Use (Military & Defense, Commercial, Government), By Region And Segment Forecasts, 2014 – 2024

The global anti-drone market size is anticipated to reach USD 1.85 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The increase in the adoption of UAVs/drones has resulted in the commencement of another market that focuses on a solution for rogue drones, complete with net-firing bazookas, electromagnetic shields, and anti-drone death rays.

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Vivitar Introduces “the Year of 360”

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Vivitar Introduces “the Year of 360” With New 360-Degree Imaging, Virtual Reality, and Smart Home Products at 2017 CES®

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Aerial Stock Footage Specialist HOsiHO Joins Footage.net

New preview clips and still images from HOsiHO, a new aerial stock footage agency covering France from the air, are now available for screening on Footage.net.

Footage.net, the stock, archival and news footage search engine, announced today that preview clips and still images from aerial footage specialist HOsiHO are available for viewing through Footage.net’s stock footage search and screening platform.

Launched in Marseille in February 2014 by professionals in audiovisual and piloting, HOsiHO is dedicated to shooting and representing the best aerial footage of France. The HOsiHO collection includes over 3,000 videos and stills shot by a pool of more than 40 professional contributors from across the country, capturing the outstanding natural and architectural sites of France, shot at every season, with creativity and innovation.

“HOsiHO is an exciting new addition to the footage industry, and we are very pleased to have them on the Footage.net platform,” said David Seevers, Footage.net CMO. “HOsiHO has done a remarkable job in assembling this niche collection of unique aerial images, and we’re looking forward to helping them bring their images to our global community of footage users.” Continue reading

Eyes in The Sky: ECAMSECURE, Leading Security Surveillance Provider, Now Offering a Fleet of Drone Services

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ECAMSECURE, a leading security and remote management technology solutions company, is proud to announce the addition of drones to an already extensive menu of integrated video surveillance and monitoring options.

ECAMSECURE, a leading security and remote management technology solutions company, is proud to announce the addition of drones to an already extensive menu of integrated video surveillance and monitoring options.

Ecamsecure has been a leader in security and remote management technology for over 17 years, compliments of the company’s history and commitment to safety, integrity, and customer service. While providing perimeter protection services for construction sites, outdoor areas, and operational properties has been the team’s mainstay; flexible security solutions and the creative utilization of the latest technological gear makes ECAMSECURE the go-to firm for security system integration. But with the recent release of their new Ultra HD time-lapse video, VPM (Video Project Management), software, ECAMSECURE broke the mold again. When the software is integrated into a HD job site camera network, it automatically captures preset time interval images to algorithmically (and seamlessly) create dramatic time-lapse videos of building progress for marketing and project management purposes. Continue reading

Commercial Drone Startup, Identified Technologies, Grows Revenue 900% in 2016, Brings in High Profile Staff and Adds New Customers Nationwide

In an increasingly dynamic commercial drone market, Identified Technologies today announced it’s high flying 2016 growth. The company which provides a fully managed commercial drone solution to the industrial sector (including construction, energy, and mining companies) grew revenues by 900%, added 325% more customers, and increased headcount by 150%.

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In an increasingly dynamic commercial drone market, Identified Technologies, today announced its high flying 2016 growth. The company, which provides a fully managed commercial drone solution to the industrial sector (including construction, energy, and mining companies), grew revenues by 900%, added 325% more customers, and increased headcount by 150%.

“Scaling SaaS companies is a unique challenge. The Identified Technologies team have incredible instincts and drive, which is especially powerful when combined with decades of expertise and success,” said Ned Renzi, Partner at Birchmere Ventures, and member of Identified Technologies board of directors. Continue reading