With all the talk about drones with cameras attached, what about providing the light needed for using them? Researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Cornell University see autonomous vehicles as lighting assistants; having a bevy of free-floating robots, each with their own built-in light source, able to move freely around a space to direct lighting to where the photographer wants it.
The International Drone Conference and Exposition, InterDrone, has announced the InterDrone Film Festival and are now accepting entries for Best Drone Cinematography. If aerial video is your thing, sharpen up your drone and get applying!
The UAVSA-Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Systems Association is holding the United States first ever commercial Drone Expo, the event will be held in Los Angeles, CA at the LA Sports Arena on December 13, 2014.
The Wall Street Journal reported today that action cam juggernaut, GoPro, will be launching a line of consumer drones late next year. The drones will reportedly be multi-rotor helicopters designed to carry high-def cameras, much like current drone manufacturers, such as DJI and Parrot.
Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superman with a GoPro! VFX Masterminds Sam and Niko of CorridorDigital dream up an average day for the Man of Steel as he journeys to return a lost GoPro.