ParaZero Publicly Launches Its Recovery System for Drones as Safety Regulations Take Center Stage

ParaZero Publicly Launches Its Recovery System for Drones as Safety Regulations Take Center Stage

ParaZero , a startup that has developed a safety solution for all aerial systems such as UAVs and drones, publicly unveiled its technology today as governments around the world are increasingly focusing on regulating and ensuring the safety of the emerging commercial and private drone sector. As companies such as Amazon and Google look to commercialize the use of drones for multiple purposes, and private consumers and hobbyists are enjoying […]

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The drone is here to take the perfect shot

The drone is here to take the perfect shot

For Chen Cheng, a 35-year-old photographer, a camera-loaded drone has been his new favorite toy since last year. He carries it along on his travels. “I don’t carry my single lens reflex camera anymore as my drone provides a freshexperience,” he said. Civilian unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs, as drones are technically called, are fast provingto be essential accessories for top-end Chinese tourists. Chen spent 9,000 yuan ($1,374) to buy […]

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Drones are saving African elephants and rhinos

Drones are saving African elephants and rhinos

In the skies above rhinoceros preserves in the province of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, silent, fixed-wing drones patrol parks for poachers. The unmanned aerial drones are part of the new Air Shepherd program from the Lindbergh Foundation, an initiative to deploy surveillance drones to popular poaching areas in South Africa in an effort to stop people from illegally slaughtering rhinos and elephants for their horns and ivory. Rhino poaching has […]

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Bill Would Require Testing Drone Operators

Bill Would Require Testing Drone Operators

All U.S. drone operators would for the first time have to prove they understand aviation regulations under broad legislation introduced Wednesday in the Senate. A bill setting policy for the Federal Aviation Administration includes several new drone provisions, including a requirement for unmanned fliers to pass an online test, according to summaries of the legislation released by the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. The measure is one of several […]

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We Can’t Fully Imagine Future Of Drones

We Can’t Fully Imagine Future Of Drones

Senate committee leaders introduced a new bipartisan bill Wednesday that would accelerate the use of small commercial drones in the U.S, allowing some unmanned aircraft to fly at night and outside the line of sight of operators. The bill represents just one of many requirements for drones either considered or already in use under the authority of the Federal Aviation Administration, which is charged with maintaining the increasingly crowded skies. […]

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