Event Title

Unmanned Aircraft Systems—Is the Sky Really Falling?

Presenter Information

Eric Matson, Purdue UniversityFollow

Streaming Media

Infographic

Description

The introduction of small flying systems has become popular and even ubiquitous. There is easy access due to low cost and availability to anyone. Many companies, such as Amazon, plan to use them in their day to day operations. The positive aspects of these systems is easy to see, but there is also a potential threat to the safety, security and well-being of the general population. What are the real annoyances, risks, threats and dangers of this technology? How will UAS effect the daily lives of people around the world. In this seminar the positive and negative aspects of this new, expanding technology will be examined.

Location

STEW206

Start Date

9-24-2015 3:00 PM

DOI

10.5703/1288284315983

 
Sep 24th, 3:00 PM

Unmanned Aircraft Systems—Is the Sky Really Falling?

STEW206

The introduction of small flying systems has become popular and even ubiquitous. There is easy access due to low cost and availability to anyone. Many companies, such as Amazon, plan to use them in their day to day operations. The positive aspects of these systems is easy to see, but there is also a potential threat to the safety, security and well-being of the general population. What are the real annoyances, risks, threats and dangers of this technology? How will UAS effect the daily lives of people around the world. In this seminar the positive and negative aspects of this new, expanding technology will be examined.