If, like me, you have been following the developments in both the law and technology surrounding Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS, or commonly known as "drones"), you know the area is fraught with uncertainty. This uncertainty can be translated into opportunity for bold entrepreneurs and investors with the risk-tolerance to move to the front of the line in this evolving industry.
A recent article in The Economist highlights how venture capitalists are emerging from the fear of being displaced by startups utilizing advancing technologies like drones. Of course, as the article shows, having deep pockets helps as well.
Intel and Google are leading the way by investing in growing technologies whose business value is still largely speculative. They believe, as I do, that the uncertainty lies in the application and timing of the systems, not in their eventual success.
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