While still far from giving a thumbs up to unmanned flying vehicles crowding the skies, the government agency recommends that some drones be allowed.
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Homeland Security's specifications say drones must be able to detect whether a civilian is armed. Also specified: "signals interception" and "direction finding" for electronic surveillance.
Airware provides backbone technology for drones intended for commercial use.
A privacy review, intended to "clarify any misunderstandings that exist" about the controversial unmanned aircraft, comes as concern grows about limited restraints on police use of drones.
The US government picked several projects designed to get a grip on unmanned aerial vehicle safety, communication, navigation, air traffic control, and more.
Google Glass is a small object often in motion with a camera and GPS, typically in the air. It might also fall in a similar category to what could be called personal drones.
The Army is getting ready to ship a trio of A160 Hummingbirds to Afghanistan for a trial run with the Argus sensor system.
The prototype aircraft, which sports a striking flying-wing design, flew for 17 minutes last month. Says Boeing: "Autonomous, fighter-sized unmanned aircraft are real."
An experimental unmanned flying cargo system, Baldwin Technology's Mono Tiltrotor, would integrate a coaxial rotor, a folding lifting wing system, and a lightweight airframe.