Thinking of getting yourself a copter with a camera for Christmas? BBC has a nice story about current-and upcoming legislation in the UK and Europe:
The good news: Wi-Fi and extreme waterproofing (up to 15 meters). That makes it a good value alternative choise for not-so-extreme divers. The Bad news: Another rugged camera with a tiny sensor, isn't it time for someone to release a prosumer specced rugged camera?
Valhalla, N.Y., March 22, 2013 – FUJIFILM North America Corporation announces the latest addition to the popular rugged XP Series, the FinePix XP200. The new XP200 uses an improved 16MP CMOS sensor for enhanced image quality, a reinforced 5x FUJINON lens, and is Waterproof to 50ft (15M), Shockproof to 6.6ft, Freezeproof to 14°F (-10°C) and Dustproof*1. The XP200 also has a newly redesigned battery door lock with double . . . read more
Nota bene: Lehmann Aviation ships its products worldwide, UAV price includes shipping.
(Press Release) LA100 - WORLD’S 1st FULLY AUTOMATIC UAV AT 990€. Launch it. Wait 5 minutes. Enjoy your aerial images.
BLOIS, FRANCE - Lehmann Aviation Ltd, the manufacturer of professional micro civil UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), announced today launch of a totally new product - LA100, a fully automatic UAV which works with GoPro camera and enables amateurs to capture professional quality aerial images and video. . . . read more