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DJI Steps into Educational Market with RoboMaster S1

DJI’s ‘Learn to Win’ teaser has culminated in a ground robot for the educational market, the RoboMaster S1. The launch follows on from DJI’s collaboration with RyzeTech and the Tello drone, but this time the Chinese industry leader has handled everything in-house. The S1 is designed to introduce a younger …

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RYZE Tech, Marvel & Disney Launch Tello Iron Man Edition

DJI’s local partner Ryze Tech has made a name for itself as a manufacturer of drones that are ideal for beginners and well-suited to` educational purposes. The original Tello launched last year with technological backing from Intel and DJI. The result was a highly capable but incredibly affordable little drone. …

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Ryze Tech Launches New Programmable Tello EDU Drone

The original Tello was just $99 and marketed towards beginners and educational institutions. The Tello has obstacle avoidance tech, a camera and several autonomous functions. In part that’s down to the contribution of Intel’s Movidius vision processing unit (VPU) and DJI’s flight stabilization technology. According to Ryze Tech, the Tello …

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Thermal Imagery and STEM Education: Check Out FLIR’s Trainin…

As schools, colleges and universities race to include drones into their STEM programs in order to keep up with new demand, resources are often hard to find.  Drones provide a fascinating way to introduce primary and high school students to the sciences: they may provide valuable job training at higher …

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Drones, Cat Tidbit Feeders, HyperWatch, GoKart Tank… the H…

“Build Something That Matters,” says the 2017 Hackaday Competition Summary.  And whereas the prize might go to one thing actually altering the world, entries to this point fluctuate broadly between the helpful and the – form of, in a bizarre method (sure, we’re speaking about you, “Buttwand“) – entertaining. Hackaday.io …

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National Youth Science Day: the Drone Discovery Challenge

4-H’s National Youth Science Day (NYSD) took place in Washington D.C. yesterday, and included this year’s National Science Challenge: Drone Discovery. The 2016 National Science Challenge was developed by Cornell University Cooperative Extension.   The challenge is a “hands-on engineering design challenge” exploring drone technology and applications to solve real world problems. …

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