Drones will increasingly become major components of everyday life in towns and cities across the UK. But more needs to be done to flesh out laws and regulations.
Tech SMEs are increasingly being asked by investors to prove their international ambitions before landing crucial funding.
We look at the most likely business trends of 2018. There are many buzzwords and new technologies to consider, but the overwhelming theme is data, the gathering of data and the protection of any data you hold and process.
Having used 2016 to pivot into virtual reality, we caught up with Steadishot to see how the firm’s background gives it an edge in a growth industry.
Gizmo lovers rejoice, US technology company GoPro has joined the drone market by launching its new Karma product, a remote-controlled flying device that fits into a small backpack.
Online giant Amazon will be stepping up its drone tests in the UK after the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) granted it special permission to experiment without being hindered by the rules that typically bind such technology.
The pressure on businesses to perform will increase in the coming years, as the launch of London Technology Week has resulted in Brits revealing the digital developments – some of which are rather outlandish – they feel are likely to be in place by the time 2036 rolls around.
Drones have received an increasing amount of attention in the UK, which has resulted in a group of airline pilots joining forces to create a drone training school – perhaps the Top Gun sequel will draw inspiration from the changing airspace.
London-based Antix, which provides mobile video editing tools for extreme sports enthusiasts, has secured a £1.2m investment from California-based drone and streaming specialist Trace Live Networks.
A new £60m aerospace and 3D printing centre has been opened in Coventry by business minister Anna Soubry, who also revealed small businesses in the aerospace sector are able to apply for investment from a £10m fund.
If the fate of aviation was left up to the world's students, what would the outcome be? Drones and video-game style consoles would be on the agenda if the Airbus's Fly Your Ideas competition is any indicator.
Drone company Sky-Futures has secured a £2.5m Series A funding round from venture capital firm MMC Ventures, which marks the largest investment of its kind in Europe.