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The Day Of The Drone — How Flying Robots Are Revolutionizing Business

The Day Of The Drone — How Flying Robots Are Revolutionizing Business

Few would have imagined the transformation of drones, from toys for adults to revolutionary machines for businesses. But, as competition in the marketplace drives down prices, how exactly will drones revisit traditional business models? What new horizons will they take industry to?

Chinese Startup Develops ‘Taxi Drone’ with Plans for 2018 Rollout https://www.insurancejournal.com…

Chinese Startup Develops 'Taxi Drone' with Plans for 2018 Rollout

https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2017/11/29/472497.htm

A Chinese startup has developed a flying car that it plans to roll out as soon as next year. EHang Inc.’s E-184 drone can carry one passenger in its small

Government cracks down on ‘rogue drone users’ with new no-fly zones

Drone users will be required to register and sit safety-awareness tests as part of a Government clampdown on rogue operators. Police will be given greater powers to prevent unsafe or criminal use of the machines while new technology could be used to create no-fly zones for drones. But alongside new laws, ministers are also keen to develop technology allowing the greater use of drones for tasks including deliveries of everything from shopping to h…

FAA Approves Drone As ‘Cell Phone Tower In The Sky’ For Puerto Rico https://www.npr.org/sections/…

FAA Approves Drone As 'Cell Phone Tower In The Sky' For Puerto Rico

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/17/564879549/faa-approves-drone-as-cell-phone-tower-in-the-sky-for-puerto-rico

The aircraft is called the Flying COW, for Cell on Wings. Developed by AT&T, it can provide voice, data and Internet service for 40 square miles and up to 8,000 people at a time.