LightCense project proposes visual ID system of flashing colored lights for UAVs

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), otherwise known as drones, have all but taken over the skies lately. In May, a photography drone struck two people at a parade in Marblehead, MA, luckily with only minor injuries. And in August, a drone struck the Great American Tower in Cincinnati, OH, shattering glass on the 29th floor but causing no injuries. While the operators of both vehicles were identified, LightCense believes that drones need their own “license plates” to bring accountability to the skies.

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