Low-cost hardware for operating low-cost drones has proliferated, but running a bunch of them from one computer has been a challenge. A startup called DroneDeploy wants to make a business out of that problem.
Of those surveyed, 55 percent said they oppose the development of autonomous weapons. Active military personnel were the most vehemently opposed.
Are you a big time farmer? A building manager? A ski resort operator? Airware is banking that you too could use a drone and now has $10.7 million to build customizable autopilots for commercial applications.
I took a brief tour of the National Association of Broadcasters convention show floor today. Here’s what I saw and learned.
NASA wants unmanned aircraft that can fly in tight airspaces and may launch a competition to find partners to design and manufacture such vehicles. The agency is working with the FAA and Air Force Research Lab on this effort which may stir controversy.
Barring snafus, an X-51A WaveRider “Scramjet” could hit speeds of nearly 4,000 mph in a test flight on Tuesday. Such hypersonic flight, if proven viable, would cut the time of a cross-country trip from five hours plus to a mere 46 minutes.