Posts Tagged “drone”

Virtual Reality, 3D Printing, Self Driving Cars, Drones and How They Will Affect Us

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Virtual Reality, 3D Printing, Self Driving Cars, Drones and How They Will Affect Us

The more I read about the Oculus Rift or other virtual reality (VR) goggles, 3-D printers and what they are creating, self-driving cars from Google, Tesla, or Apple, and how drones are really taking over our skies, I start to wonder where is our society headed? We already revolve our lives around technology, whether social…

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DroneCop: The Future of Police in the Sky

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DroneCop: The Future of Police in the Sky

A gang of thieves just robbed a bank and are driving recklessly through the city in a getaway car. The police are too late and the thieves got away with million dollars in cash and jewels. Surveillance cameras capture their escape. A drone police pilot dispatches a drone cop, and it takes off immediately. The…

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Deliveries by Drone: What will it be like?

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Deliveries by Drone: What will it be like?

As most of you know, Amazon is getting closer to delivering your packages via drone.  I’m sure everyone is wondering what it will actually be like.  Will you have to stand outside when the drone arrives?  Will the drone know that your dog is in the yard…and avoid it?  How quickly will the drone deliver your…

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What Hollywood is Telling us with The Martian

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What Hollywood is Telling us with The Martian

With more and more movies about interplanetary travel coming out over the past few years, I think Hollywood is trying to tell us something. Interestingly enough, this is not science-fiction anymore, this is reality. There’s a good chance that in order for humanity to survive, we will have to colonize other planets. Even if this…

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What Will Humans Evolve Into in the Next Century

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What Will Humans Evolve Into in the Next Century

When I have philosophical discussions with friends or family, typically the topic comes up regarding humans and computers. Being that I’m a tech geek, they always seem to think that I have the answers. I do have opinions, so they could suffice for now. My biggest opinion is that one day, when the Singularity happens, and artificial…

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This Drexel University Student Wants to Teach Others How to Build Drones

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This Drexel University Student Wants to Teach Others How to Build Drones

Multirotor Drones are a fairly new technology, but are on the brink of exploding with the first Drone Championships recently taking place in California. Getting ahead of the curve is still possible, but striking fast is essential to getting ahead of the competition. I recently spoke to the VP of Drone Development at VideoDrone.me –…

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How it Feels to Fly and Film with a Drone (Video)

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How it Feels to Fly and Film with a Drone (Video)

Today I spent most of the day filming various popular locations in the city of brotherly love: Philadelphia. Whereas I usually would take my camera and tripod or shoulder mount to film these locations, today I took to the air. No, I did not have a helicopter, or an airplane, or expensive cranes. I had…

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