Drone Racing League snags $100 million sponsorship from crypto platform Algorand

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New York-based Drone Racing League (DRL) has bagged a five-year sponsorship deal, reportedly worth $100 million, with crypto platform Algorand. As part of this partnership, DRL will unveil blockchain-enabled ticketing, collectibles, fan transactions, and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on the Algorand platform. The Title rights of the DRL World Championship circuit will remain with Algorand during this time.

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Autonomous flight algorithm beats ‘world-class’ human drone racing pilots [video]

There are many reasons for drones to be quick. The professional drone racing circuit aside, speed bodes well when you are searching for survivors on a disaster site, or delivering cargo, or even inspecting critical infrastructure. But how do you get something done in the shortest possible time with limited battery life when you have to navigate through obstacles, changing speeds, and altitude? You use an algorithm.

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In a world-first, two guys compete in flying racing cars [video]

Want to know what the future of manned drone racing could look like? Hop right in, because this video by a Filipino innovator shows real people, in real single-seater flying cars, racing each other!

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Schools of FPV: drone racing

As part of our ongoing series on different types of FPV, this week we’re looking at FPV drone racing.

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5 tips for beginners in FPV drone racing

Never been to a drone race? Plan on entering one? You’re in the right place. Here are five tips about going to a drone race. Whether you’re a first-timer or seasoned racer, these will all apply.

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A day of FPV drone racing, as told by participant and DroneDJ writer

It’s not every day that I get to go racing – let alone write about it the very next day. But here we are.

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