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“Not Like This” – DJI’s Critical Response to FAA’s Remote ID…

In an article published by DJI today, the manufacturer’s VP of Policy and Legal Affairs, Brendan Schulman, has come out strongly against the FAA’s NPRM on Remote ID, calling it “deeply flawed” and “a complex, expensive, and intrusive system that would make it harder to use drones in America.” That …

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The Numbers are in: Thanks to You, DRONELIFE Showed Big Grow…

Whether the hype cycle is really over for the drone industry, interest in the commercial drone industry and industry news is still going strong.  Thanks to all of you, DRONELIFE is growing too: 2019 was a great year for us. DRONELIFE reached a record-high audience for 2019, with over 2 …

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Department of the Interior to Permanently Halt Drone Program…

The Financial Times has today reported that the US Department of the Interior is planning to ground its civilian drone program for good in response to growing concerns that hardware made wholly or partly in China could pose a security risk. The latest move by the Trump administration will see …

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Uber and Hyundai Have Established a Drone Taxi System That J…

At CES this week, Hyundai and Uber announced a partnership that could make drone taxis and urban air mobility a reality. With Uber’s leadership position in ridesharing and urban mobility, and Hyundai’s expertise in vehicle manufacturing, the pair could have what it takes to get the market in urban air …

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Bell Textron Announces Electric Air Taxi at CES

Bell Textron unveiled an electric air taxi this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas – and it’s one of the coolest concept vehicles that we have ever seen. DRONELIFE caught up with Cary Cannon, Bell’s Chief Engineer of Innovation, on the show floor. “We have seen a big …

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Transportation Secretary Chao at CES: Self-Driving Cars, Dro…

This morning. at CES, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and the U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios discussed the current state of innovation, and recent U.S. Department of Transportation initiatives to support the safe integration of new technologies into our country’s transportation systems. As we have moved from ports to …

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SunFlower Labs Wants Drones to Protect Your Home

We caught up with Alex Pachikov, CEO of Sunflower about a month ago as he was getting ready for his announcement at CES this week. Here is what Alex had to say,  but first a little about his product from their recent press release. At CES 2020, Sunflower Labs will …

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From Bikes to Drones and Everything in Between: Delta’s CEO …

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian kicked off the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today.  At one of the largest technology shows in the world, Bastian – named by Fortne magazine one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders in 2018 – explained how the 94 year old company is …

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Going to CES? Check Out These Key Players and Keynotes: DJI,…

Their website provides a brief history of CES:  “The first CES kicked off in 1967, with 250 exhibitors and 17,500 attendees in New York City. Since then, CES has grown by more than 10-fold and now encompasses both traditional and non-traditional tech industries.” As the world’s leading drone manufacturer and …

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