The Future of Drones: Landing Near You Soon? – Part 3
June 8, 2022
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham
The Buzz 1: Headlines: Drones are helping to restore power in Puerto Rico. A drone attacked targeted the U.S. electrical grid. Google’s drone service will deliver library books. Submarine drone can swim for months and then fly away. Drone waiters will take your restaurant order. ESPN shot the X Games with drones. A bouncy search-and-rescue drone could save your life. The military wants a dancing drone that can fly through windows. [popularmechanics.com/the-future-of-drones] The Buzz 2: In the first-ever drone delivery of food and beverage at a sporting event—Purdue hosted the University of Michigan—fans could order a meal pack and have it delivered via drone to a locker inside Alexander Field. [popularmechanics.com May 2022] The Buzz 3: A Report on the Use of Drones by Public Safety Agencies. “Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have rapidly changed the state of play in the public safety theater. Inappropriate use and deployment of UASs and their operators present a serious threat to public safety and order. The same technology also offers tremendous opportunities to improve safety outcomes for our communities and for our sworn law enforcement practitioners and other public safety-first responders. [policeforum.org] The Buzz 4: The Shout Drone. In February 2020, Chinese police would speak through a drone and tell people to wear masks or to go home. Italian, Spanish, and French authorities used shout drones for quarantine enforcement. US authorities used them in Florida, Georgia, Hawaii. In New Jersey, police used a drone to sing “Happy Birthday” to socially distanced children. [slate.com] We’ll ask Chuck Byers, Steve Philpott, Alex Bäcker, Pharns Genece and Ryan Walsh for their take on The Future of Drones: Landing on a Porch or Planet Near You Soon? – Part 3.
Technology Revolution: The Future of Now
Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
Technology in many shapes, forms, and devices is already shaping nearly every aspect of your life. How? On your smart phone and tablet with thousands of apps to enhance your work and daily living. On streaming media that lets you watch TV and movies anytime anywhere. On social media where your voice is instantly amplified to reach the world. Think you’ve seen it all? Not! There’s more to come and you’re part of making it happen – right now. Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she speaks with future-focused visionaries on Technology Revolution: The Future of Now, broadcasting live every Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time, on the Business Channel.
Bonnie D. Graham
Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she successfully created, produced and hosted the weekly “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” business thought leadership roundtable radio series. Over the next eight years, she developed 45 additional series that attracted millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has also been engaged by other global enterprises to develop and host their radio and podcast series. What powers Bonnie’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”