Fox Sports is adding a tethered drone to its lineup of production tech innovations to cover the Great American Race, the Daytona 500, from the Daytona International Speedway, Sunday Feb. 18 at 2:30 p.m. ET on the Fox broadcast network.
Don’t expect to see DJI at the 2018 Winter Olympics; the drone manufacturer has updated software in its drones to make Olympic venues in PyeongChang, South Korea, and other locations temporary no-fly zones throughout the Games.
Six months after being chartered by the FAA, the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee has submitted a report and recommendations on technologies available to identify and track drones in flight, as well as other associated issues.
CNN will be allowed to fly newsgathering drones over people after receiving a Part 107 waiver for operations above humans from the Federal Aviation Administration, the news network announced Wednesday, Oct. 18.
While not impacting most people on a daily basis like daily commuter traffic, the question of how to manage and monitor unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, is a hot topic for many in the UAV and adjacent industries.
The Federal Aviation Administration is doing what it can to support the recovery efforts in Houston following the effects of Hurricane Harvey, by issuing a number of unmanned aircraft system authorizations for drone operators.
As national and local broadcasters prepared and made their way down to Texas prior to Hurricane Harvey making landfall, some drone crews from Measure made the trek to provide their services in covering of the historic storm.
Drones, virtual reality and OLED TVs are now billion dollar industries, as the latest “U.S. Consumer Technology Sales and Forecasts” report from CTA has each emerging tech crossing the $1 billion revenue milestone for the first time in 2017.
Broadcast news organization now have their very own training, equipment and support kit for Unmanned Aerial Systems, aka drones, courtesy of Measure.
Drone safety is winding its way through several legislative channels, including House and Senate bills reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as a standalone from a bipartisan collection of U.S. senators.