Category Archives: General
Why The Skies Aren’t Filled With Delivery Drones … Yet
The drone delivery industry took a step forward at the beginning of October, but it remains several steps away from becoming a commercial-scale enterprise. While the Federal Aviation Administration granted UPS air carrier certification with fewer restrictions than it granted … Continue reading
Drone era arrives for local governments sooner than most
Drones may not be ready to deliver your next Amazon order in less than 30 minutes, but local governments around Southwest Virginia are already calling on the technology for simpler, more practical tasks. They’re not inventing high-tech systems, but rather … Continue reading
The NYPD planned to use drones during Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration. Then it started raining.
Before they pack into Times Square on Monday night, thousands of New Year’s Eve revelers will pass through the kind of intensive security measures that are normally found inside the nation’s airports. While the crowd will probably be keenly aware … Continue reading
Can We Prevent a Drone Terror Attack?
The uncontrolled market in toy or hobbyist drones makes their future use in a domestic terrorist attack “likely,” says a researcher and lecturer on drone warfare. But it will still require sophisticated technical skills to deploy them effectively, according to … Continue reading