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Trump Administration Wants Ability to Monitor, Destroy, and Seize Drones in U.S.

By | May 26, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Last week the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated a law from 2015 that required hobbyists to register their drones. Now, less than a week later, the New York Times has obtained a 10-page draft and summary of legislation…

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Drone Hobbyists May No Longer Need to Register With FAA

By | May 22, 2017 at 11:20 am

On Friday, May 19, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia vacated a law put in place in 2015 that required both hobbyist and commercial drone pilots to register drones with the FAA. The D.C. court posits that the Registration…

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5 Applications of Drones You May Not Know About

By | Apr 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm

The rising popularity and proliferation of drones in recent years has surprised even those in the industry. The FAA predicted a few years ago that there might be a total of fifteen thousand civilian drones in the U.S. by the year 2020. We’re well…

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5 Sectors Benefiting from the Surge of Drone Startups

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Venture capitalists will certainly remember the year 2015 as the “year of drone startups,” but the revolution in the ecosystem still has not reached its peak. As reported by WSJ, venture capitalists will continue to invest in drone-related pitches, especially after the last year’s…

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Houston

Intel’s Dancing Drones Lit Up the Super Bowl Halftime Show

By | Feb 6, 2017 at 12:50 pm

The Super Bowl Halftime Show is one of the most highly-anticipated spectacles of the year. Huge celebrities, popular songs, and hardworking stage hands combine for a million dollar concert on the world’s biggest stage. But what many don’t know is that this event is a…

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Raptor Maps Raises Funds for Farm-Focused Drone Technology

By | Dec 12, 2016 at 10:30 am

When it comes to drones, venture capital firms love to get involved. Raptor Maps is no different. This startup held pilot projects this year in Aroostook County to test the use of its drone technology in the agriculture industry. Raptor Maps has announced that they’ve raised an undisclosed…

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5 Safety Tips You Need to Know Before Using Your Brand New Drone

By | Dec 1, 2016 at 11:20 am

As one of the most popular items flying off the shelves this holiday season, drones have gone from sci-fi dream to household plaything. People of all ages are taking to the skies with these unmanned flying devices and scaring dogs and neighbors alike. But…

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ESPN to Broadcast the Drone Racing League Series [Infographic]

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Drones have become one of the most integrated technologies in recent memory. Between camera drones used in the entertainment industry to inspection drones used to manage construction projects, these little flying devices have become the latest tech fad. With their persistent usage in almost every…

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Venture Capital for Drone Companies Just Tanked

By | Oct 25, 2016 at 9:15 am

Remember that thing drones do sometimes when they stop responding to their controls and just plummet from the sky? That’s kind of what VC funds for drone companies just did. The third quarter numbers are in. As I previously mentioned, VC funds are down…

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The Drone Portability Craze Is Integral to Its Popularity

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Thirty years ago, drones were nothing more than a bedtime story told to James Bond fanatics. The thought of having a small, unmanned plane that can fit in your pocket was unthinkable to even the most eccentric minds. But as we know, these little flying devices…

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Hover Camera Passport Is the First Truly Self-Flying Camera Drone

By | Oct 14, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Drones have become incredibly popular in recent years. From construction crews to photography majors, these hi-tech devices have been found every and anywhere you can imagine. But with confusing controllers, laggy smartphone apps, and inexperienced flyers, getting these drones off the ground and into…

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Drones Have Brought the Construction Industry Into the Future

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 4:00 pm

The assembly line was a breakthrough in manufacturing that forever altered the world. Its efficiency cleared the way for the cost effective mass production of goods and in many ways birthed the modern economy. Sequential advances since then have been equally revolutionary: air travel,…

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Delivery Drones Take a Hit with New FAA Rules

By | Jun 22, 2016 at 8:55 am

Drones have a wide range of possible uses. Whether it be providing emergency care or flying them into walls, there is truly no end to the possibilities when it comes to unmanned flying devices. But with great power comes great responsibility. And because the Federal…

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HAZON Solutions Switches Script on Use of UAVs

By | Apr 1, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The use of drones is a controversial topic. Whether it’s privacy laws or  military actions, UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are the focus of arguments across the globe. But while generals and judges discuss the negative implications of this technology, HAZON Solutions has found a…