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In pictures: InterDrone Conference for commercial drones held in Las Vegas

PowerVision's PowerEye drone is displayed at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas

In pictures: InterDrone Conference for commercial drones held in Las Vegas
PowerVision's PowerEye drone is displayed at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas on September 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The drone features carbon fiber booms and rotors, collision awareness cameras that show how far away from an object the drone is and a thermal/natural light switchable camera that comes with two light sensors and two lenses. PowerVisions' Dual Viewing capability allows the user to see what is in front of the drone as well as what the camera is filming at the same time. The conference runs through September 9 and is expected to feature 160 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 4,000 attendees. The Federal Aviation Administration's Part 107 regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) or drones, went into effect in August allowing operators of commercial drones weighing more than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds to obtain a remote pilot certificate after passing a FAA knowledge exam. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In pictures: InterDrone Conference for commercial drones held in Las Vegas
The PRODRONE PD4-AW waterproof drone is displayed at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas on September 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The unit can fly in most weather conditions and can make water surface landings and takeoffs. An optional sonar attachment can be added to help fishermen see fish from above. The conference runs through September 9 and is expected to feature 160 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 4,000 attendees. The Federal Aviation Administration's Part 107 regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) or drones, went into effect in August allowing operators of commercial drones weighing more than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds to obtain a remote pilot certificate after passing a FAA knowledge exam. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In pictures: InterDrone Conference for commercial drones held in Las Vegas
The Saxon Remote Systems Viper M10 fixed wing autonomous electric vehicle is displayed at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas on September 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Viper has a 10-foot wingspan and can fly for up to six hours at a time and between eight and 10 hours with optional solar paneling installed. The USD 15,000 unit can carry up to a 15-pound payload and has a first-person view camera and LiDAR technology to assist use for surveillance or inspecting crops or power lines. The conference runs through September 9 and is expected to feature 160 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 4,000 attendees. The Federal Aviation Administration's Part 107 regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) or drones, went into effect in August allowing operators of commercial drones weighing more than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds to obtain a remote pilot certificate after passing a FAA knowledge exam. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In pictures: InterDrone Conference for commercial drones held in Las Vegas
The senseFly eBee SQ agricultural drone from parent company Parrot is displayed at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas on September 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The drone has a 43.3-inch wingspan and can fly for up to an hour. It is mainly used for mapping large areas of vegetation using its Sequoia camera that has a multispectral sensor to measure the health of plants. The conference runs through September 9 and is expected to feature 160 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 4,000 attendees. The Federal Aviation Administration's Part 107 regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) or drones, went into effect in August allowing operators of commercial drones weighing more than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds to obtain a remote pilot certificate after passing a FAA knowledge exam. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In pictures: InterDrone Conference for commercial drones held in Las Vegas
The Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk (top) is displayed attached to a Parrot Bebop 2 drone at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas on September 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The S.L.A.Mdunk is a development kit helps users develop advanced navigation and obstacle avoidance applications for drones and robots and a Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (S.L.A.M.) algorithm helps map its surroundings. The conference runs through September 9 and is expected to feature 160 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 4,000 attendees. The Federal Aviation Administration's Part 107 regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) or drones, went into effect in August allowing operators of commercial drones weighing more than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds to obtain a remote pilot certificate after passing a FAA knowledge exam. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In pictures: InterDrone Conference for commercial drones held in Las Vegas
Yuneec's Typhoon H Pro drone is flown at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas on September 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The drone features a three-axis anti-vibration gimbal camera with a 360-degree range of motion that captures UHD 4K video and 12-megapixel still images. The conference runs through September 9 and is expected to feature 160 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 4,000 attendees. The Federal Aviation Administration's Part 107 regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) or drones, went into effect in August allowing operators of commercial drones weighing more than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds to obtain a remote pilot certificate after passing a FAA knowledge exam. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In pictures: InterDrone Conference for commercial drones held in Las Vegas
Skye Intelligence's Skye Orbit drone is displayed at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas on September 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The USD 799 hands-free quadcopter comes with an armband with a GPS receiver and Wi-Fi transceiver that allows the drone to lock on to moving people or objects automatically as it takes photos and videos with a resolution of up to 16 megapixels. It also features the ability to download content to a mobile device and upload it to social media outlets without leaving its Skye app. The conference runs through September 9 and is expected to feature 160 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 4,000 attendees. The Federal Aviation Administration's Part 107 regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) or drones, went into effect in August allowing operators of commercial drones weighing more than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds to obtain a remote pilot certificate after passing a FAA knowledge exam. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In pictures: InterDrone Conference for commercial drones held in Las Vegas
Yuneec's new Breeze drone is flown at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas on September 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The USD 499 quadcopter has five automated flight modes including a 'selfie mode,' weighs less than one pound and features a camera that captures UHD 4K video and 13-megapixel still images that can be instantly shared on social media outlets directly from the Breeze Cam app using a mobile device. The conference runs through September 9 and is expected to feature 160 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 4,000 attendees. The Federal Aviation Administration's Part 107 regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) or drones, went into effect in August allowing operators of commercial drones weighing more than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds to obtain a remote pilot certificate after passing a FAA knowledge exam. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In pictures: InterDrone Conference for commercial drones held in Las Vegas
Yuneec's new Breeze drone is displayed at InterDrone, an international drone conference and exposition for commercial drones, at the Paris Las Vegas on September 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The USD 499 quadcopter has five automated flight modes including a 'selfie mode,' weighs less than one pound and features a camera that captures UHD 4K video and 13-megapixel still images that can be instantly shared on social media outlets directly from the Breeze Cam app using a mobile device. The conference runs through September 9 and is expected to feature 160 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to more than 4,000 attendees. The Federal Aviation Administration's Part 107 regulations to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) or drones, went into effect in August allowing operators of commercial drones weighing more than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds to obtain a remote pilot certificate after passing a FAA knowledge exam. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)