10 Uses for Drones That Could Change Your Opinion of Them

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10 Uses for Drones That Could Change Your Opinion of Them

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are still largely tied in public image to their use to deliver deadly missiles during military engagements. This has tarnished their reputation for many people, but that is currently changing as drones move beyond their military use and more and more into the commercial sector.

Indeed, people are finding a number of uses for aircraft that don't need human pilots and can fly autonomously by computer or be controlled remotely. These days drones come in all shapes and sizes and can add convenience to a number of tasks.

Click on the photo below to see 10 examples of how drones are being used outside of the military.

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Elizabeth Montalbano

Elizabeth Montalbano has been a professional journalist covering the telecommunications, technology and business sectors since 1998. Prior to her work at Design News, she has previously written news, features and opinion articles for Phone+, CRN (now ChannelWeb), the IDG News Service, Informationweek and CNNMoney, among other publications. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she also has lived and worked in Phoenix, Arizona; San Francisco and New York City. She currently resides in Lagos, Portugal. Montalbano has a bachelor's degree in English/Communications from De Sales University and a master's degree from Arizona State University in creative writing.

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