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 »
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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.
Drones. The word sends shivers down the spines of some Americans, but these remotely piloted aircraft are poised to make huge inroads in the national airspace. “Despite the fact that most people link unmanned aircraft systems with intelligence agencies and the military, the federal government’s drones user base extends well beyond spies and soldiers, reportsRead… Read more »
Growth and rapid changes in the American economy often come from military spending. The Wright Brothers had funding from a U.S. Army contract that helped pave the wave for today’s global airlines. Atomic weapons begot atomic power after the Second World War. Civilian satellites for research came after NASA developed space technologies. The precursor toRead… Read more »
I am inviting everyone to join and participate in the 2 new groups that have been “stood up” Group Name: BYOD: To Perhaps Centralize all the discussion(s) going on regarding the relative hot topic of “Bring Your Own Device” Discussions that have been posted include: The Next Level (Tablets) Hidden Costs of BYOD Enterprise AccessRead… Read more »
I’ve been following the rise of do it yourself (DIY) drones for a few years now, ever since Chris Anderson, the editor of Wired magazine, introduced me to the topic in a podcast. And yes, I’m talking about flying drones… Like those the US Air Force uses to monitor – and attack – enemy forcesRead… Read more »