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Magpi Media Drone Aerial Videography by Jack Simpson

Formed in early 2014, Magpi has worked on a range of productions including music videos, sporting events, movies, and commercials. Please watch our showreel to see our work.

02/10/2015
Flyability - Drones for good submission

A deserved winner for The UAE Drones for Good Award

Discover Gimball, the world's first collision-tolerant flying robot, which will change forever the way we perform search and rescue.

#CNN #drones permitted! Baby steps...
01/12/2015
The FAA Will Permit Drones for Journalism, Starting With CNN

#CNN #drones permitted! Baby steps...

After months of studying drones as a news reporting tool, CNN just struck a deal with the Federal Aviation Administration today, meaning lots of eye-in-the-sky Wolf Blitzer segments are forthcoming.

12/17/2014
Magpi Media - Showreel 2014

Magpi Media 2014 #showreel filmed entirely with the DJI Phantom 2 #NYC #drone #aerial #videography #DJI #Phantom

A collection of footage we have taken over the last 8 months.

#FAA vs #AMA
12/14/2014
Drone downer: Will new FAA rules ground recreational fliers?

#FAA vs #AMA

By Alwyn Scott NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans shopping for toy remote-controlled airplanes or helicopters may find, sometime in the near future, that they come with unexpected accessories: A raft of new regulations. The Federal Aviation Administration, by the end of the month, is expected to propose…

Now #congress want to know what the #FAA are doing!
12/07/2014
Congress Wants to Know the FAA's Plans for Commercial Drones

Now #congress want to know what the #FAA are doing!

The FAA's plans to release rules for using commercial drone rules has a lot of people wondering what the FAA is thinking, and now Congress would like to hear directly about what people can expect...

Over-hyping privacy issues.
12/03/2014
Why the FAA Isn't Worried About Drones Invading Your Privacy Right Now

Over-hyping privacy issues.

Drones have a privacy problem. As more and more domestic drones take flight in the United States, more and more people are worried that these airborne cameras will be peeking in their windows and watching them drive around town—and rightfully so. Yet the federal agency overseeing the growing industr…

An illustrated history of drones!
11/19/2014
An illustrated history of drones

An illustrated history of drones!

The drone revolution dates back more than 100 years. Here's an animated look at how it all began.

#NTSB concludes that the #FAA can determine that careless or reckless operations apply to unmanned aircraft just as it d...
11/18/2014
NTSB Overturns Pirker Case: Finds For FAA That Drones Are Aircraft Subject To Its Rules

#NTSB concludes that the #FAA can determine that careless or reckless operations apply to unmanned aircraft just as it does to manned aircraft...

The NTSB issued a much-awaited decision today that will surely be a disappointment to many drone enthusiasts, ruling that Federal Aviation Administration rules that apply to manned aircraft apply to unmanned aircraft or drones. The NTSB reversed a law judge's ruling in favor of Raphael Pirker and r…

Great article talking about North Dakota being a leading state for testing new UAV technology.
11/13/2014
Drones in the Bakken : Energy News

Great article talking about North Dakota being a leading state for testing new UAV technology.

North Dakota is on the cusp of yet another breakout industry driven by technology - aviation. More specifically unmanned aviation.

Awesome.
11/10/2014
‘Ambulance Drone’ Could Drastically Increase Heart Attack Survival

Awesome.

Nearly a million Europeans suffer from a cardiac arrest each year, and only 8% will survive. Once the heart stops beating, it takes about 4-6 minutes for the brain to die. Sadly, the average response time for ambulances is about 10 minutes. Alec Momont, a graduate student at Delft University of Tech…

11/10/2014

2014 aerial showreel coming soon...

#FAA looking to get #commercialdrone rulings before the end of the year!
11/10/2014
FAA Official: Small Drone Rule to Be Released by End of Year - Blog

#FAA looking to get #commercialdrone rulings before the end of the year!

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Guys, #droneboning has been done already.
11/10/2014
‘Drone Boning’: World’s first drone porn film neither first, nor porn

Guys, #droneboning has been done already.

Propelled by the media and its hysterical NSFW warnings, the “world’s first ‘drone porno” has gone viral, even though its makers freely admit it was more of a political statement and art project. Meanwhile, actual drone pornography already exists.

High demand for #drones in film and television
11/06/2014
Demand surges for drones on film, TV sets

High demand for #drones in film and television

LOS ANGELES -- Demand for drones on film and TV sets is soaring. Southern California companies that supply unmanned aircraft systems for filming say they have received a surge in orders from client...

#UAVnews! #Flytrex have introduced a live flight tracker using #3G cell networks. First step towards #Skynet!
10/29/2014
Flytrex Blog - Introducing Flytrex Live 3G

#UAVnews! #Flytrex have introduced a live flight tracker using #3G cell networks. First step towards #Skynet!

The leading network for UAV, Quadcopter, Hexacopter, Octocopter and Multirotor pilots. Mission analyzer, personal records, badges, near-by pilots and more.

Using fixed-wing drones for disease tracking
10/25/2014
How Drones Are Being Used To Track Malaria

Using fixed-wing drones for disease tracking

America's got pretty good at using drones to hunt and kill big tangible things, but Hellfire missiles and Reapers aren't all that good at tracking little insects. But that hasn't stopped researchers from using (smaller, less deadly) drones to help fight the spread of infectious disease.

10/21/2014
Drone racing star wars style Pod racing are back!

#drones #racing #France #awesome #starwars #dji #phantom

This is a pre event that happend in france, organized by airgonay, a quadcopter racing fanatic association. Drones are not only for spying or doing the headl...

10/20/2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Drones (HBO)

John Oliver kills #drones! #thanksObama

The United States has launched a huge number of drone strikes under President Obama. It’s widely accepted and extremely terrifying. Connect with Last Week To...

10/15/2014

The Lanexa Fire Department in Kansas has permission to use a #quadcopter for #aerial footage of training scenarios. #FAA #drones

Market for Commercial Drones Will Reach $1.7 Billion in 2025 http://goo.gl/KugfBu  #UAV #quadcopters #multirotors #DJI #...
10/14/2014
Led by Agriculture, Market for Commercial Drones Will Reach $1.7 Billion in 2025

Market for Commercial Drones Will Reach $1.7 Billion in 2025 http://goo.gl/KugfBu #UAV #quadcopters #multirotors #DJI #phantom #news #FAA

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 14, 2014) - The market for commercial uses of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, will grow to $1.7 billion in 2025, driven by a broad range of applications led by agriculture, according to Lux Research. Advanced sensors that are at the heart of the drones...

10/14/2014
Cross.

#UAV #DJI #phantom #drone #brooklyn #jtrain #williamsburg

This is "Cross." by Magpi Visuals on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

#UAV #quadcopters #multirotors  #drone #photography #lighting
10/14/2014
MIT Thinks Lighting Drones Could Be the Perfect Photography Assistants

#UAV #quadcopters #multirotors #drone #photography #lighting

If you've ever been to a photography set, you've probably noticed how much time the photographer and their assistants take to perfectly position the lighting--only to have their efforts foiled when the model moves. That's why researchers at MIT are proposing using drones as lighting, as they can con…

10/14/2014

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