An Austin, TX design firm, has designed a drone ambulance that would be capable of providing quick support in rural areas and faster treatment for major traffic accidents.
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The FAA’s long-awaited rules for flying small drones have arrived. Up until today it was illegal to fly drones for commercial purposes unless you had a specific a testing exemption from the FAA.
Demo day for 500 Startups’ newest class has taken a somber turn. Demo day featured not one, but two startups that are in the death business, and one uses the hot tech of the moment — drones.
Futurist Thomas Frey: It all started when Toni, one of our staffers working on our flying drone workshop, asked me a simple question. She asked, “Since I live in an apartment complex, if I order something to be delivered by drone, where would they leave the package?”
Farmers, police forces, and extreme sports enthusiasts have already found uses for drones. Now engineers are testing versions of the tiny craft that can do more than just observe.
Need help finding a parking spot? Just ask the drone flying overhead.
On November 7, 2014, I attended the “Idea Jam – Innovating for the Future” session put on by the Pacific Center for Workforce Innovation in San Diego. The purpose of the session was to identify the major challenges to the San Diego workforce in the coming years and to generate audience participation in visioning exercises […]
The Federal Aviation Administration recently released a report detailing more than 190 safety incidents involving drones and commercial aircraft. In response, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has vowed to push legislation that would crack down on the commercial use of drones, also called Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). India’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation has already banned […]
George Bye at the DaVinci Institute’s “Night with a Futurist” talking about the future of solar powered UAVs George Bye is the founder of Bye Aerospace, a Colorado company involved in the design of a unique solar-electric powered aircraft that use solar electric energy, stored in batteries, to drive a propeller to both fly and stay […]
Many new drones are now making their debut – Image by media.salon.com In August, the Federal Aviation Administration missed a key deadline for developing rules for small commercial drones. That failure has infuriated businesses that want to test and use drones for delivering goods, monitoring crops and doing other awesome things. Some have even threatened […]