Intel Enters Enterprise Drone Market with the Falcon 8+

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  1. LuvMyTJ

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    Today Intel announced their first branded drone targeted for enterprise markets, the Falon 8+. Intel states that “[this] advanced drone with full electronic system redundancy that is designed with safety, ease, performance and precision for the North American markets.” With this Intel is leveraging their acquisition of Ascending Technologies, the commercial drone manufacturer based in Germany. The Intel Falcon 8+ builds on Ascending Technologies Astec Falcon 8.


    Read the entire story here - Intel Enters Enterprise Drone Market with the Falcon 8+ - DRONELIFE
     
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    I read this today too...though I can not find mention of a cost anywhere.
     
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    Must need a narrow lens. Otherwise those front rotors will be constantly in the shot (only going by the photo above). I have not read anything else, yet.
     
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    Off topic...I just glanced through your "Adventures of Raven" Blog. I ridden some of those similar routes on my HD Ultra Limited, which is 1 reason why I'm looking forward to the portability fo the Mavic. P4 is way too large to pack.
     
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    Looks like a Karcher pressure washer with a camera and a bunch of props stuck on it.
     
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    The landing gear looks a bit more robust on this version!
     
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    Is that a 2-axis gimbal?
     
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    Quite possibly the ugliest thing I've ever seen!


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    Who's going to preorder? :D
    I'll hold off on this one:confused:
     
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    3 strikes already ... 1 too ugly ..( the 1 reasons I switched from phantom 4 to the mavic, I got tired of the flying box look) 2 doesn't look like its very portable and 3 I don't want a flying pressure washer..
     
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