Lily Drone ships to USA first

Lily Drone ships to USA first

All this talk of selfie drones reminded me of Lily, ah Lily. A look at their Facebook Page shows disappointment from non-US residents who have been put at the back of the queue. This from the Lily blog . All United States pre-orders will ship between December 2016 and January 2017. Pre-orders will be fulfilled in the order in which they were placed. Due to regulatory and logistical constraints, international […]

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Drone Usage Will Revolutionize

Drone Usage Will Revolutionize

A recent PwC report identified a $6.3 billion opportunity in drones. That figure could be conservative. Source: Motley Fool Drones are coming — be afraid, be very, very afraid! While the term drone typically conjures images of the Terminator franchise’s sinister Skynet corporation, or modern-day military warfare, the reality is less horrifying, but potentially more lucrative. Drones, also known by the less sinister name unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, aren’t […]

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DARPA’s ‘Aerial Dragnet’

DARPA’s ‘Aerial Dragnet’

While air traffic control systems track, guide and monitor thousands of planes and helicopters every day, one group of sky flyers remains unmonitored: drones. In recent years, small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), such as commercial quadcopters and hobby drones , have become less expensive and easier to fly — adding traffic to airspace that’s already congested. Drones are also more adaptable for terrorist or military purposes, and because they are […]

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