Flying drones need a different set of rules

Flying drones need a different set of rules

The aviation ministry isn’t really equipped to appreciate the legal nuances around the legitimate expectation of privacy that exists above 100 metres Photo: Reuters The remarkable growth of quadcopter drones can be directly attributed to our near-insatiable demand to pack more and more features into our mobile phones. Thanks to the “smartphone wars”, tiny accelerometers, gyroscopes, GPS and wireless communication units have become widely available, at price points that are […]

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Pioneering device closes net on drones

Pioneering device closes net on drones

An innovative piece of new security hardware has launched amid the growing fight against drones. The Net Gun X1 is compact, lightweight and simple to operate allowing unwanted drones to be taken down at a range of 20 metres by the push of a button. Equipped with two different nets spanning up to 9 square metres the gun allows drones to be recovered by security personnel, who can then pass […]

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