Huawei granted patent for new AI-backed drone control system

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Tech giant Huawei has been granted a patent for a new method of controlling drones that leans on AI to get the job done smartly. The patent was filed all the way back on July 18, 2018, with it being made public on the first of this year.

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Canon could be working on DJI Osmo Pro alternative, shows patent

According to a patent, camera giant Canon looks to be working on a new all-in-one gimbal and camera that looks similar to the DJI Osmo Pro released a few years ago. Canon’s design looks to have a large rear screen for viewing and two joystick buttons for control.

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Interesting DJI patent: automatic propeller detection

While sifting through the ever-increasing amount of DJI patents, I came across an interesting one that allows a drone to detect propellers automatically. A safety feature that will stop you from taking off with loose propellers or none at all.

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Disney patent shows off drones being used in live performances

A recent patent from Disney has shown off drones being used during live performances making sets come alive with flying objects. Disney Enterprises, Inc. is wanting to use drones in a new way that could bring the stage anywhere the drones can go.

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Amazon’s drone will pull you up a mountain, replacing ski lifts

Amazon‘s latest drone patent points at a new way of using a drone that doesn’t involve delivering packages. Amazon wants to replace ski lifts. The drone uses a rope to pull people up the side of a mountain, just like Casey Neistat did in this video in December 2016.

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Possible DJI Mavic 3 leaked in patent sporting a larger camera

The DJI Mavic 3 design has appeared to leak in the latest round of DJI patents uploaded to the Chinese patent office, featuring a new larger camera, updated battery, and new sensor locations. While we aren’t 100% that this is the Mavic 3 it looks likely that it is.

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