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The Crazy Shots You Can Do with a Camera Robot

Marques Brownlee (AKA MKBHD) recently paid a visit to the company Motorized Precision in Portland, Oregon, to check out the company's high-speed camera robots. In this 8.5-minute video, Brownlee shares the beautiful camera moves that are made possible by this "dope" technology.

This is What It Looks Like when a Huge Lithium Ion Battery Goes Boom

The FAA's lithium ion battery regulations can be a real pain to deal with for photographers, but there's a good reason the agency is worried about that battery—be it in your drone, your DSLR, or your Galaxy Note 7. It can cause some serious damage, as NASA found out back in June.

AP’s Robot and Remote Canon DSLRs at the Olympics

Before the Olympics began, the Associated Press spent a month installing 35 miles of cables and remote camera systems at the sporting venues at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The 1-minute video above offers a glimpse at how the 8 robots and dozens of remote cameras are being used to capture sports photography during the Games.

Lily is the World’s First Throw-and-Shoot Camera

Lily is a new robotic camera drone that aims to shake up not only the drone industry, but the camera industry as a whole. It's the world's first "throw-and-shoot camera" that lets anyone capture cinematic aerial photos and videos without needing to do any piloting.

How I Built a Huge Gigapixel Panoramic Robot

Today I want to share how I created a few huge, Gigapixel photos, using a DIY panoramic head. Actually, it is not a panoramic head, because it not only goes right and left, but also up and down.

JIBO: The World’s First Family Robot That Can Double as Your Private Photographer

Cynthia Breazeal envisions a world in which every family has its own personal robot helping out at home -- one that can help out around the house, and even help take photographs when needed. To turn this idea into a reality, the MIT robotics professor has created a robot called JIBO.

The robot has already become a top 5 most funded campaign on Indiegogo after raising over $2.2 million from over 5,500 supporters.

Hexo+ Autonomous Camera Drone Lets the Adrenaline Junkies Film Their Own Stunts

Adrenaline junkies who want to capture their stunts on video have thus far been limited to two options. They either had someone else photograph/film them, or strapped an action cam to themselves for some first person point of view shots. Now, thanks to Hexo+, they have a third option: have your autonomous drone film you from above.