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GoPro recalls new Karma drone over safety concerns

Posted on November 10, 2016  in New Gadget

GoPro introduced its highly anticipated drone in the hope of lifting profits battered by competition from all sides (Source: GoPro)
GoPro has announced the recall of all Karma drones sold since sales launched last month. The company said it is recalling all of the approximately 2,500 Karma drones it has sold due to instances when power cut out during flight.
“Safety is our top priority,” GoPro founder and chief executive Nicholas Woodman said in a release announcing the recall yesterday. “A very small number of Karma owners have reported incidents of power failure during operation.”

GoPro shares plunged more than nine percent to USD 9.88 in after-market trades following the announcement. The company complete refunds, saying it is coordinating the recall with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Federal Avia…

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Intel unveils ‘Shooting Star’: A drone designed for aerial light shows

Posted on November 7, 2016  in New Gadget

Intel Shooting Star features a light-weight structure and has ‘virtually limitless colour combinations’ according to the company
Intel has announced its new ‘Shooting Star’ aerial drone that isn’t meant for aerial photography or aerial-sensing, but tailor-made for light shows. Intel’s new quad-copter aims too redefine entertainment and new possibilities with light shows in the night sky.
“Recently, we put the fleet of Intel Shooting Star drones to the test in Germany and we were able to achieve what no one else has done before. We set a new Guinness World Record for having The Most UAVs Airborne Simultaneously with 500 Intel Shooting Star drones lighting up the night sky. We outdid our own previous record of 100 drones in-flight simultaneously in less than a year,” said Intel in a press release.

The Shooting Star is Intel’s…

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