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Nevada Explores The Future Of Drones
Nevada Explores The Future Of Drones

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AIR DATE: January 6, 2014

Late last year, Nevada won one of six slots to test the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles or drones. Already, there is talk of using them to spot fires, deliver packages and assist with police searches. So what exactly has Nevada won with this announcement? And what will Nevada have to do now to capitalize on this opportunity?

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Manos Maragakis, Dean of Engineering, UNR

Andrea Peterson, Tech Blogger, Washington Post

 

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