Category: Hobby Drones

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Unbreakable Quadrotors Last spring, Parrot released a cool slow motion video (see Video 1) featuring the famous AR Drone flying through water, fire, glass and crashing into a wall. While this video is really cool, it was performed under controlled conditions (see Video 5 for the making of). Still folks from Game of Drones took […]

Drone Racing League 2016 Season Debuts on February 22nd

Drone Racing

With the technology becoming mature, a drone racing competition was unavoidable. That’s what the Drone Racing League (DRL) is about, with its drone championship debuting this year. The first round will take place in Miami’s Sun Life stadium next February 22nd, 2016. The teaser video below gives a glimpse of the arena, and its colored […]

DJI Phantom vs. Parrot AR Drone

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Drones also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have gained a huge popularity. They allow for unique videos such as Videos 1 and 2 below. Besides, flying a drone is much easier compared to RC aircrafts, since drones manage most of their flying operations. They can even fly in total autonomy. All you have to […]

Getting Started with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) also known as Drones is among the hottest topics in robotics. These flying robots can have different shapes, but they often often look like RC planes or helicopters with one or more rotors (typically four with quad-rotors or quadcopters). The difference with RC aircrafts is that UAVs exhibit at least some […]

Petition Against the F.A.A. Ruling on The Personal & Commercial Use Of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Here at NooTriX we believe in robots for good. The recent F.A.A. “Notice of Clarification” will have great negative impact on the development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). This ruling will prohibit the use of these aircrafts for civilian applications including search and rescue operations. This is why we encourage the community to sign the […]

Hijack AR Drones using SkyJack

Wana play a trick to your friends? Use SkyJack a software that takes over the control software of AR Drones. It analyzes raw Wifi data packets to perform the drone hijacking. The video below by Samy Kamkar gives more details about how it works. The code is freely downloadable from GitHub. Hope that Amazon and […]