Having already revolutionised the professional video and cinematography sectors, drones are now expected to also impact image capture in the B2B video world, due to the potential cost savings, improvement in safety and increases in efficiency within agriculture, the energy sector and emergency services.
The FAA just released its long-awaited rules for legally operating an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for both commercial and personal use. While there are restrictions, some are applauding that the FAA’s decision to drop a requirement for a pilot’s license, requiring instead a test-based special certificate.
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The FAA’s mandatory drone registration does not seem to be impacting UAV sales, which have grown 224 percent from April 2015 to April 2016 for a total of nearly $200 million, according to The NPD Group. Sales of 4K drone cameras are also up.
Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT) mounted a microLite transmitter on a UAV to help HeliVideo Productions provide unique drone-based live HD coverage of the U.S. Open golf tournament for FOX Sports.