The report states that the United States Department of Transportati will announce today the participati of 10 local or state government agencies in the program, and that each has collaborated with companies that will play a role. role in the tests. At least 200 companies would be in the running to be part of the program.
This initiative, launched last year by the US government, will allow for a wider range of tests, including flying dres at night, people and beyd. line of sight of an operator in the United States.
The list of winners, which seems to have been determined, would include companies planning to test dres for parcel delivery, envirmental mitoring, precisi farming, pipeline mitoring and various airport uses, but we ignore the intentis will be chosen.
In December 2016, Mark Gurman of Bloomberg reported that Apple was planning to use dres to improve Apple Maps. The company itself does not sell dres, apart from those made by other companies like DJI and Propel.