Drone World

During emergencies, the PocketFly can help first responders navigate inside buildings or in dangerous situations.More than a decade ago, Helen Greiner was one of the three people who designed the Roomba,...

The vision of a world—or at least an America—where drones are used for fun, awesome things is on a collision course with FAA regulations.On Tuesday, a small Bulgaria-based drone startup called...

The commercial drone industry could approach $2 billion by 2020.Once upon a time, if you wanted aerial footage from a GoPro, you had to attach the camcorder to a hobby drone...

New regulations, if enacted, could severely restrict commercial use.Amazon may still have lofty ambitions to one day make deliveries via drones, but if new proposed regulations go into effect, those ambitions...

The FAA appealed to the National Transportation Safety Board to get the power to crack down on unmanned aircraft.A decision handed down by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today may...

A new perk for the lazy: call up a drone with your phone and have it carry packages across the city in less time than it takes to drive.While Amazon and...

The Cambridge-based operations are focusing on drones and speech tech.Amazon is staffing up a research lab in Cambridge, using the university to poach young talent to work on its drone delivery...

FAA officials are concerned about unauthorized drones colliding with airplanes.While drones are cleaning solar panels, delivering condoms, flying into tornados, and taking dramatic selfies, they’re also getting dangerously close to airplanes,...

“Drones hold the promise of revolutionizing many industries, some new and some very old, like farming.”If you own a drone company that wants to fly unmanned aircrafts for farms and insurance...

Planes on the ground, as seen from the air.Moving through an airport on foot is usually just about the most soul-sucking experience possible. But there’s something mystical and mesmerizingly geometrical about...