We have all heard about drones, unmanned aerial vehicles being driven principally by a robot. The device is controlled by remote or can even fly on its own ability. The rising popularity with drones is due to their large application in surveillance, security, the military, search and rescue, traffic and weather monitoring among other things. These unmanned aircraft have come under consideration for use in more commercial applications. In the not-too-distant future, we may be seeing this UAV ruling the skies.
Drones in Surveillance and Journalism
Drones have been shown being used in surveillance and even have a unique application in journalism. Personal drones are currently even used for aerial photography which can result in a rapid expansion of the market. In Dubai, these insects like devices hover over the city keeping a close look out for any criminal activities.
Couples with police and military, any wrong-does would before even a notice be swarmed with police officers carrying rifles. It is all part of the Drones for Good campaign, which promotes the use of this new technology to benefit the citizens. It means that drones will be seen playing a huge role in security.
Even the entertainment sector is not falling behind in the application of drones. The complex Ariel shows with the use of projection screens, marionettes, and light aerial displays may become an exciting new application of drones for the entertainment industry. Amusement parks, stadiums, and open spaces could be seeing this new and creative application of drones.
It won’t be long before you see the likes of Disney amusement parks, using drones to showcase outstanding aerial shows for their visitors to enjoy. The use of drones for aerial shows could also be a possibility for New Year’s Eve and Fourth of July celebrations. With the use of drones, the creativity and options are endless.
With exploration, the drones would have long distance flights with the help of data networks, inter-drone communications. It opens possibilities for the use of drones for different business purposes. It will also allow drones to send and receive flight data and even communicate with connected infrastructure. Strong data network connections with drones also make communication with cars possible. It opens doors for the transfer of tonnes of valuable data, and big companies and businesses will use it.
The rising popularity and application of drones in numerous sectors of society are evident. With more practical and creative uses of drones, it won’t be long until we see drones ruling the skies!