‘Drone’ has become a common term used to describe a new technology that’s making an impact in all sorts of industries. But what does drone actually mean? Is it possible to define ‘drone’ when so many parties have their own acronyms and intended meanings? In 2010, Parrot unveiled the AR.Drone, kickstarting what we now know […]
Why Do Drones Get Such Bad Press?
Scroll through Google News having searched for ‘Drone’ on any given day, and you’ll be faced with a list of articles from around the world. Drones are making headlines everywhere but, more often than not, it’s for all the wrong reasons. Whether it’s another near miss with a manned aircraft, a case of voyeurism or […]
Who is thinking about civilian drones, UAVs?
A very short answer is: An increasing number of people with interests1 and concerns2, in many countries. Some are primarily interested in the potential benefit3 or value4 from applying drones for non-military purposes, while others are concerned about potential uses5 or the increasing number of drones traveling in air space. Most have both interests and […]