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News & Reviews

Garmin introduces VIRB 360 Camera

Garmin unveiled a new compact, rugged and fully spherical 360-degree camera today.  The VIRB 360 is waterproof  and can capture video in resolutions up to 5.7K, at 30 fps.  It's not specifically a drone related camera, but read on if you're a fan of or considering 360 video acquisition to see why we're excited about this camera.

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Eartec UltraLITE

Review: Eartec Full-Duplex Wireless Headsets

The success of a well executed shot depends on a number of factors, a significant one being the clear exchange of information. This synergy is particularly important when flying drones as several lines of open and cross-communication are required amongst the various people involved including pilot, gimbal operator, visual observer, director, and/or DP.

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Fool Controll App for Red Review | VidMuze

In this video, Mike with VidMuze discusses his unbiased opinion of the app that controls Red cinema cameras.  Here is the Fool Control app review, covering the three main reasons why he believes all Red Users should use the Fool…

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MōVI Inverted Options | VidMuze

If you own a Freefly MōVI, you should know by now that you can shoot inverted or in over-slung mode. The M5 and M15 are the only two MōVIs that supported inverted mode.  M10 users could not go inverted due to the fact…

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DJI announces Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro

November 15th, 2016 DJI held an amazing event to unveil both the Phantom 4 Pro and the Inspire 2 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, CA.  Most of the DJI launch events have been held on the east coast, but a studio lot in the heart of a production town was the only venue fit to host this production centric event!

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SOAC Supports DJI on “The Circle”

DJI produced a short film Starring Ryan Phillipe (Shooter) and Noah Schnapp (Stranger Things) entirely shot on the Inspire 2 by cinematographer Claudio Miranda, A.S.C (Life of Pi, Oblivion) and directed by DJI’s own Sheldon Schwartz.  This short film titled “The Circle” answered a lot of questions about just how versatile and capable the Inspire 2’s camera can be in production.  

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DJI Announces Mavic Pro

Today DJI held an event very reminiscent of an Apple keynote and announced a new folding drone that is different from anything else in their product line.  The Mavic Pro is intended for enthusiasts but professionals will also benefit from this new form factor (I’ll get to that part in a minute.)

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Garmin Releases Virb Ultra 30 Action Camera

I've been a fan of Garmin products for many years.  I've trusted their GPS to get me to my destinations safely on foot, in my car, and on my bike.  Last year I had the pleasure of testing the Virb XE 1080p camera and instantly fell in love with it!  As much as I loved the camera, I had a lot of feedback and feature requests for the Garmin team, and I'm happy to say the VIRB Ultra 30 addressed a lot of what I was wishing for.

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FAA Reauthorization of 2017 and Drones

Many of you guys are wanting to know what is going on with the upcoming FAA re-authorization as it related to model aircraft and drones. Check out this video from the Academy of Model Aeronautics to understand what is currently going…

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