Every new technology comes with the possibility of being used for undesirable or dangerous purposes. The future of drones will require a balance between enabling drones for good, countering drones for bad and a comprehensive air traffic management system that encompasses manned and unmanned aircraft.
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Drones are enhancing the safety and effectiveness of operations of our public safety agencies and are here to stay.
Drones also present a regulatory challenge for agencies concerned with airspace maintenance, but their commercial potential far outweighs these obstacles.
It’s an exciting era for those in government. Vivid satellite images, airborne drones and 3D technology have unlocked another realm of possibility for public service.
Look at your own skillset and research an industry that you might not have considered before and try to imagine how that sector could benefit from what you have to offer.
Cities can easily use new technologies to manage large crowds. Learn how from this featured blogger.
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Drones. Those unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that everyone from Modern Family’s Phil Dunphy to the Dalai Lama are taking a turn at piloting. Drones are quickly changing the information landscape with the possibility of being the most highly disruptive technology since the cell phone. They are true robots, tasked by their human masters for all typesRead… Read more »
Combine smartphones, robots, and a little R.C. car action, then take the result to air and you’ve got drones. Chances are, you’ve already been wowed by eye-in-the-sky drone footage. Perhaps you’ve been gobsmacked by the video showing the extent of the Nepal earthquake damage in Kathmandu or the one of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Or maybe you’ve simply delightedRead… Read more »
Over restricting a new industry will find people skirting the rules for fun or profit, so we must find a way to introduce and bolster a new technology without harming the public. UASs need to be considered a new aviation technology and with that, all new rules. This will create a safer industry.