What if you could touch an area on your tablet map, and that area would be highlighted in your goggles as you fly towards it? Not only that, your camera responds in real time to movements of your head so you can look for traffic and obstacles that are highlighted and labeled based on integration with your tablet and synthetic vision.
When you think of the up-and-coming players in the commercial drone market, you might think of Amazon, or Google … but how about AT&T?
“The Department expects to use these aircraft for a diverse set of missions including, wildlife and vegetation surveys, fire management, search and rescue, hydrologic study, cultural resource inventory, and surface mining monitoring, just to name a few,” said the Department’s Office of Aviation Service Director Mark Bathrick. “These UAS will not only provide us with better science and reduce the risk to our employees, but they will result in cost savings and better service for the Department and the American people.”