Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Drone Misuse in India: What Enterprises Must Never Do With UAVs

After pondering for years and many deliberations, the drone policy is finally coming into place in India. The regulations, which are expected to come into place on 1 December 2018, can be beneficial for several industries for data analytics will only be simplified due to the introduction of drones. Several drone startups in India, such as AirPix that provides recommendations to enterprises by collecting aerial data through its drones, have embraced the news with open arms.

Also, DJI and Microsoft have partnered to use Azure as the cloud computing partner to help turn vast quantities of aerial imagery and video data into actionable insights for thousands of businesses across the globe. The partnership aims at bringing advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities to DJI drones, thereby helping businesses harness the power of commercial drone technology and edge cloud computing.
Drones can be applied in various industries like agricultural industry, and even in disaster management to do aerial surveys whilst not endangering human lives to do the same. While the advantages of drones are manifold, they can also easily be misused. As of now there is no clarity yet on the terms and conditions on the misuse of drones and regulatory bodies being setup to monitor the activity of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles), here are four activities that are considered unethical and cannot be done by enterprises.
11/09/18 Data Quest