Drone Debate to Pose 6 Basic Questions
The article has 6 questions, and a couple of good infographics, I recommend you click out to it.
No longer confined to the military space, unmanned aerial vehicles are proliferating in all shapes, sizes and numbers. Those showcased at CES range from commercial drones - big and sturdy enough for Amazon package delivery - to toy mini-drones priced at less than $150.
One drone that got lots of attention was presented by AirDog. The company started its drone project with a Kickstarter campaign last summer. It has now developed a wrist-worn “leash” that makes the drone follow its “master.”
AirDog isn’t the only drone company taking its cue from the growing selfie boom. Other suppliers such as Hexo+, Zano, Trace, and Ghost also pitched “follow-me” features.
Increasingly clear to those in the electronics industry is that drones are no longer just a gadget fad. As Henri Seydoux, the founder and CEO of Parrot, once told EE Times, “they are toys that are as serious and as well-designed as cars.”