Category Archives: Drone Privacy

Planting A Billion Trees A Year With Drones

An American company has earnestly begun planning to replant deforested areas using drones. The company plans to plant a billion trees per year remotely. Continue reading

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U.S. Will Allow Export of Armed Drones

The State Department announced new policies Tuesday stipulating that U.S. drones can only be exported through government programs and that the receiving country needs to agree to certain conditions about what the drone will be used for. Continue reading

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Mystery drones spotted over Paris landmarks

PARIS – At least five drones flew over the Eiffel Tower, the U.S. Embassy and other Paris landmarks overnight, authorities said Tuesday. It was the most audacious of several mysterious drone overflights around France in recent months. Continue reading

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WHY DRONE ENTHUSIASTS CAN BE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE FAA’S PROPOSED RULE ON LINE OF SIGHT – THE WASHINGTON POST

Michael Drobac, executive director of the Small UAV Coalition, has singled out visual line of sight as a critical issue. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has called the provision a “concerning limitation” and urged the FAA to modify it. Continue reading

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FAA Poised to Deal with Drones

People are using them, businesses see endless possibilities with them and now the Federal Aviation Administration is proposing some rules and regulations for dealing with drones. Continue reading

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CNN, FAA partner in drone research for newsgathering

Since last year, the cable news network has been studying the use of drones for news-gathering by teaming up with researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology Continue reading

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Talking Drones With 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson

Drones were one of the hot topics coming into CES, but the show itself didn’t actually feature any standout products. Many of the new drones we saw were little more than knockoffs of DJI’s extremely successful Phantom Vision line Continue reading

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