Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

+ - Inside Chris Anderson's Open-Source Drone Factory

Submitted by the_newsbeagle
the_newsbeagle (2532562) writes "The former editor of Wired is betting that the 21st century skies will be filled with drones, and not the military sort. His company, 3D Robotics, is building open-source UAVs for the civilian market, and expects its drones to catch on first in agriculture. As noted in an article about the company's grand ambitions: "Farms are far from the city’s madding crowds and so offer safe flying areas; also, the trend toward precision agriculture demands aerial monitoring of crops. Like traffic watching, it’s a job tailor-made for a robot: dull, dirty, and dangerous." Also, farmers apparently wouldn't need FAA approval for privately owned drones flying over their own property."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Inside Chris Anderson's Open-Source Drone Factory

Comments Filter:

Business is a good game -- lots of competition and minimum of rules. You keep score with money. -- Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari

Working...