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Submission + - Are tethers the answer to the safety issues of follow-me drone technology? (robohub.org)

Hallie Siegel writes: Camera-equipped follow-me drone technology is hitting the scene in spades, promising extreme sports enthusiasts and others amazing aerial shots. Imagine, your own dynamic tripod that follows you on command. But what about the safety issue of having follow-me drones crowding the ski slopes? The tethered Fotokite addresses these concerns while sidestepping FAA regulations.
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Are tethers the answer to the safety issues of follow-me drone technology?

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