Nevada Chosen as Test Site for Passenger-Carrying Drone

Nevada Chosen as Test Site for Passenger-Carrying Drone

Chinese firm Ehang took the world by storm when it unveiled its electric passenger drone at CES in January. Now, it’s received clearance and can begin testing the 184in Nevada later this year. The company partnered with the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) to secure regulatory approval for the […]

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Will Some Drones Become Must Have Gadgets?

Will Some Drones Become Must Have Gadgets?

Xiaomi’s unveiling of its first, astonishingly cheap drone last week marked a symbolic milestone for the fledgling technology. In recent years, the Chinese electronics company’s entrance has signaled a new technology’s turn to the mass market. In 2011, “the Xiaomi effect” hit smartphones when the company took advantage of decreasing smartphone component costs to make low-cost devices, and went […]

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