A new aerial data services company has received FAA approval to operate drones for electronic news gathering.
The Federal Aviation Administration is issuing a stern warning to hobbyists who may want to get an up-close view of the Super Bowl using an unmanned drone: Do it and you may end up in jail.
When you’re searching for the hottest gadgets on the floor of this year’s consumer electronics show, be sure to look up. For the first time ever, there’s an International CES section dedicated to drones. More than 20 companies are showing off dozens of different models.
One new feature attracting drone buyers is so-called “follow me” technology, which allows a drone to automatically follow and film the user, who wears a tracking device on his or her wrist.
Hundreds of hot air balloons fill the sky just as the sun rises over the mountains bordering the city’s eastern edge. In the opposite direction, the view is just as awesome, with the wave of colorful orbs and special shapes standing out against the backdrop of a cottonwood forest and the Rio Grande.
A new kind of aircraft is competing for the first time at this week’s National Championship Air Races in Reno: drones.
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Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New Mexico.
Universities are offering degrees in drone design, research and production across the country as engineering students at the University of Nevada, Reno prepare for their future in robotic flight careers.
Utah is joining other states that have waded into the debate over unmanned aerial systems by courting the fast-growing industry while at the same time pushing for more privacy protections to limit local police use of drones.