AIRT-Droneresponder 2021 Survey Results, DJIs Dominance in Public Safety, Infrastructure bills Support US-Made Drones, Amazon Drone Delivery
In the sixth edition of Drone Life News, Paul and Miriam McNabb of DroneLife and JobforDrones discuss some of the latest and most exciting news from the world of drones.
Our biggest story this week is about the 2021 AIRT-DroneResponder survey. AIRT, a leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization conducted this exhaustive survey which explores the use of unmanned systems for public safety and disaster response. And no surprises here – DJI is the undisputed leader in this segment followed by Autel.
Next up, you will learn about the amendments made to the Infrastructure Bill to fund the purchase of US-made drones. This segment of the show is particularly interesting as we talk about the ambiguity in the Bill pertaining to the use of Chinese-made parts in US-made drones.
Don’t miss our last story which is about Remote ID and Amazon drone deliveries. And how the eCommerce giant is going all out in its quest to become a major player in this nascent market.
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[00:35] Results from AIRT-DroneResponder 2021 survey on exploring key issues affecting UAS programs at public safety agencies (results reveal DJI’s dominance in this sector)
[03:40] How the US Government is going all to support American-made drones
[06:29] Ambiguity in the infrastructure bill regarding the use of Chinese parts in American-made drones
[08:13] All the latest updates on Remote ID, Drone deliveries, and Amazon’s efforts to make a dent in this nascent space