The latest trend in the drone world involves cables to help them with battery life and to keep them from flying away. “So-called tethered drones use ultrastrong-but-lightweight cables connected to the ground to provide power, a data link and a physical restraint,” Jack Nic
Unmanned aircrafts (a.k.a. drones) will be popular holiday gifts this year. The Federal Aviation Administration knows that and has partnered with the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, the Academy of Model Aeronautics, and the Small UAV Coalition to educate prospe
Drones—also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)—are one of the hottest topics in our industry at the moment. How do we use them? Why would we want to? What can we use them for? Convene magazine decided to take on that last question, specifically for the meetings industry, in a fe
Your opinions on drones may vary, but it’s safe to say the technology tool is here to stay and will only increasingly become more a part of our lives. Case in point: The University of Miami foot team is using drones during practices to improve its game. “With the help of a
Drones outside the venue continue to spark discussion and concern, but Cirque Du Soleil has released a beautiful glimpse at what it might look like for them to integrate into the experience happening on stage. HT to Slate, where you can watch a behind-the-scenes video.