Camera Drones May Soon Be Required to Have a Remote ID System

Ever since camera drones first became available to the average consumer, authorities across the world have had growing concerns about them. No-fly zones are being widely established, and regulations are becoming stricter to restrict when, where, and how the unmanned aircraft can fly. Now the FAA is looking into developing a system to identify drones from afar.

The recent news of a man arrested for grounding a number of firefighting aircraft in Arizona with a drone is only the latest in a spate of incidents. Earlier this year, a company was also fined $200,000 for conducting flights in no-fly zones.

But the problem has always been that finding the owner and operator of a drone has often been difficult for authorities to do. They are small, move fast, and can be landed and bundled away in minutes.

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Mike Rawson

Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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Camera Drones May Soon Be Required to Have a Remote ID System

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