Enschede wants to use autonomous drones industrial monitor

Enschede wants to use autonomous drones industrial monitor

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The municipality of Enschede wants to be happy with zelfvliegende drones industrial facilities are going to be monitored. It is with ministries spoken to dronewetgeving to adapt.

That told the mayor Onno van Veldhuizen during the Game or Drones-festival, says Dronewatch.

It would be possible to use autonomous drones areas to be monitored. “The problem is only in the laws and regulations around the use of unmanned aircraft,” said the mayor. “We are talking about this with a number of different ministries.”

Drones can currently only under the direct supervision of a human user to fly. In addition, they may not just over buildings, roads or crowds move. A drone may not be out of the control of the user disappear.

Abroad test tech with zelfvliegende drones. So the Amazon with autonomous flying machines packets with clients in the delivery.

Trial sites

The municipality of Enschede would like to be at two locations tests to run with drones. There would be autonomous drones may only be tested if the law is changed. Gemeentewoordvoerder Bart Scholten says that Enschede tests the law and wants to keep.

It is according to Scholten unclear when autonomous drones tested or would be used. “There is no timeline for when this would happen.”

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