Companies look to drones to boost safety, help reduce accidents

By The New Orleans Advocate

May 14, 2015

Anyone who’s seen the devastating footage from post-earthquake Nepal knows drones have already altered the way films and videos are shot. But the technology may soon transform a much less glamorous industry: safety.

Dow Chemical is among those companies that have requested permission from the FAA to use unmanned aircraft commercially, citing safety among their reasons for doing so.

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