The Federal Aviation Administration is warning people who fly drones at some North Side beaches in Chicago not to send them higher than 400 feet.
Drones are more prevalent today as both a pastime and construction business tool, thanks to technology making them less expensive and more powerful. But, drones are not toys - federal, state, and local governments regulate Unmanned Aircraft System, or UAS, use, and violations can be subject to state and federal civil and criminal penalties.
Students in northern Wisconsin school district without reliable home internet will soon be able to connect to their school networks via a drone-powered cellular signal.
Year to year, changes in computer technology can be staggering. In most cases, the advancements give rise to disruption—and opportunities—in every industry. In real estate, one such disruption is being caused by drones, which have become an extremely effective means of mapping and marketing property.
We understand the appeal of owning a drone with a camera attached. We've seen the unique perspectives they can deliver through the photographs shot from high above. But it's important to remember to enjoy them responsibly, to know when and where drones are not only unwelcome, but dangerous.
A Minnesota utility that that paved the way by using drones to inspect transmission lines is now using them to build one.
Across the border in Minnesota, a company is using a new system to simplify its building maintenance and operations, providing just one of the latest examples of how technology is changing the way building owners manage their properties.
An aviation bill Congress is rushing to approve contains a little-noticed section that would give authorities the power to track, intercept and destroy drones they consider a security threat, without needing a judge's approval.
One of the country's premier nuclear-weapons labs now can disable drones or any other unauthorized unmanned aircraft system flying over its restricted airspace in a swath of northern New Mexico.
A recreational-drone operator was found at fault in the first confirmed midair collision in the U.S. between a drone and a manned aircraft, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday
A Cross Plains firm is taking a technology typically used by large construction firms and making it available to property owners.
The Federal Aviation Administration has finally put into effect long-awaited rules for the use of smaller commercial drones.
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