(Video via NASA) The system would track drone location, prevent flights over sensitive areas such as the White House, automatically ground drones in bad weather and sort out which drones get priority in the event the airspace gets too congested.
WOKV · 6/5/2015
and what the weather will be like in a given area," said Parimal Kopardekar, manager of NASA's Safe Autonomous Systems Operations project, in the press release. The system NASA is working on would allow many commercial uses, like Amazon's drone
Fierce Mobile T · 6/11/2015
Verizon has teamed up with Nasa to monitor commercial and civilian drone flights ... drones to keep them away from sensitive areas like the White House, ground drones in bad weather, help them to avoid buildings and each other while flying and decide ... · 6/3/2015
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