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FAA: Drones Must Show Registration Number On Exterior

Drone operators, be ready to show ID. Bloomberg reports that in response to concerns from law enforcement and security agencies wary of concealed explosives, the U.S. government is mandating external markings on all civilian drones to expedite identification. In a notice recently published in the Federal Register, the FAA announced that it is now requiring the “registration …

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JD.COM AND RAKUTEN Join Forces To Enable Drone Deliveries

Major Japanese and Chinese e-commerce companies Rakuten Inc. and JD.com Inc. said Thursday they will tie up and commercialize an unmanned delivery service in Japan to save the time, cost and labor involved in parcel shipments in the wake of the explosive growth of online shopping. Rakuten will employ JD.com’s drones and unmanned ground vehicles, …

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10 Cool Commercial Uses of Drone

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), colloquially known as drones, are reinventing old businesses and even creating brand new opportunities. Whether it’s innovation in media coverage and filmmaking or new capabilities for emergency responders, drones are capable of some pretty incredible things. In 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released rules on commercial drone usage, clarifying the legal …

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