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It's a bird it's a plane.
It's your very own -- 3-D robotics is looking to change the image of drones from something used by the military for Covert operations.
To something more akin to a camera phone with the wings in new infusion of thirty million bucks from investors will go a long way to make that happen according to our next guest.
3-D robotics president John -- beating and welcome to Fox Business it's great to have your congratulations on the second round of fundraising.
Who's gonna buy this stuff it's not going to be applicable in New York City but there's plenty of space the United States for it.
Who and where and what we'll buy this.
Thanks for having me out of my appreciate it so we're we're looking right now -- a big consumer market.
That will be buying these and were eventually going to be moving into more of the commercial aspects of agriculture construction mining and and deploying these vehicles and more robust enterprise types of environments.
When you talk about agriculture I mean right now we've they use satellites for imaging of the fields for a portions of farmer's field where they may be too -- to -- over exposure to chemicals.
Could you do that cheaper -- the drone and say the satellite imagery.
We believe so so one of the limitations that I've seen a satellite imagery is that it doesn't look through clouds.
So there's a large portion of the country that is covered in clouds through a lot of the summer and so these types of vehicles can fly under the clouds and produce valuable data.
In situations where satellites cannot.
What about other applications for drones what would they be are we talking about just a total discretionary.
It's a fun kind of thing or would be there be a business application.
That people would wish to purchase the drugs.
Yeah so what you know right now we're we're really pushing on the consumer market with our new product iris.
It's you know it's a lot of fun to use it gives you great angles that you couldn't achieve -- other -- And it teaches you a lot about electronics and mechanical.
Actuators and aerodynamics.
Goes on sale in November right.
Correct we're gonna have the consumer version ready for 730 box ready to fly with battery transmitter all that good stuff -- right around Thanksgiving and it's so but we're really looking -- had.
-- battery and transmit out I'm not just thinking outside the box here but for instance for a weddings.
I mean people always get annoyed -- the photographers right there in the middle of that the carpet trying to get the photo at them right moment you could have the drones very quietly hovering.
If the church -- did -- -- -- will allow the men.
They could be taking this kind of stuff correct.
So yes you can you can do things like that we at this point in time we're trying to keep them away from people away from built up objects keep it nice and safe and and you know allay privacy concerns so that's what we're really focusing on agriculture but you're gonna see these things all over the -- -- -- They only see them in Europe were kind of behind the eight ball -- -- I believe we are a little behind the eight ball the integration of small unmanned vehicles into the national airspace is slated for 2015 currently.
The good news is is that from -- robotics perspective this is our market has not just the US where a worldwide focused organization.
They have which would be very good I got to imagine you know the UV The Who is the FAA looking at potential regulations that will somehow impact -- That would be huge market.
Among news organizations.
For this kind of device -- could eliminate I don't wanna put anyone out of a job the helicopter pilots -- give us the traffic reports the paparazzi were constantly changing.
Chasing either George Clooney or Alec Baldwin the drug they would even know -- being chased -- that.
Well there there are a little -- that you probably think let you know bottom line is is that -- vehicles helicopters airplanes things that can produce aerial imagery right now cost thousands of dollars an hour to operate and -- -- -- -- for a thousand dollars and -- -- an errant -- -- repeated calls from repetitive.
-- and reliably.
A -- a small chunk -- change.
John -- and we appreciate your being here from treaty robotics someone suggest our producers we bring you back I know that you are doing it -- but looking at the possible uses of these things for commercial delivery.
And I think that's a fascinating.
Path to follow but we will keep tonight.
And three -- 3-D robotics are the best if thank you so much -- --
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