Last week, Undefined Technologies (UT) a startup drone company based in Miami, Florida, successfully completed a test flight, powered by ion propulsion, that demonstrated significant increases in lifting power and mission time. The flight only lasted 2 minutes and 30 seconds, but the UT team was able to test the aircraft’s performance, flight dynamics, endurance,

Skyports, a leading drone services provider, recently announced that it has partnered with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Aeronautics Division to demonstrate how it can link communities in the Cape Cod region using its drone services. This partnership stems from MassDOT’s need to find a solution for connecting some of its remote communities to

The incorporation of drones in logistics, security, exploration, agriculture, and transport has led to a projected growth of the drone market to $129.2 billion by 2025. Of course, one hurdle to that growth, and the future integration of drones into our daily lives, is the need for effective monitoring of drone activities and operations to

Every year, technology is used in new and inventive ways, and drone holiday light shows seem to be making their way into some cities’ and towns’ holiday traditions.

In Grapevine, Texas, millions of lights, gigantic decorations, and animated holiday characters fill the town this holiday season. Grapevine has been officially trademarked as being the “Christmas

  • November 9 – Kathryn Rattigan is presenting the “Rise of Drones and Erosion of Privacy” in a live video-broadcast hosted by myLawCLE.
  • November 10 – Kathryn Rattigan will be presenting as part of the Western Michigan University (WMU) Cooley Law School Homeland & National Security Law and the WMU-Cooley Homeland & National Security

Last month, in Canada, a 63-year old engineer received his lung transplant via drone delivery. This was the world’s first drone-delivered lung transplant. The drone flew for approximately 6 minutes from Toronto Western Hospital across the city to Toronto General Hospital to deliver the organ. The organ was packed in a lightweight, carbon fiber container

One of the most prevalent areas for drone use is within the agricultural industry, in which drones offer the potential to address several major challenges. Recently, Global Market Insights predicted that the agricultural drone market will surpass $1 billion by 2024. What drives that growth? Most likely it is the increasing technological advancements that are

Recently, the Hamilton City Council in Ohio proposed a new local ordinance that would specifically prohibit the use of drones to commit voyeurism in response to complaints from a resident that someone in his neighborhood was harassing individuals with a drone by recording images. The complainant explained to the Council that a man was operating