Drone Day at the Newhouse School

In the first of our Digital Edge Journalism Seminar series, Dan Pacheco (the chair of journalism innovation at the Newhouse School at Syracuse University) gave a lecture and demonstration on drones in journalism.

  1. Prof Dan Pacheco getting ready to discuss drones - join us at the I-3 Center! #newdrone
    Prof Dan Pacheco getting ready to discuss drones - join us at the I-3 Center! #newdrone
  2. A great mix of Syracuse University students and non-SU students at #newdrone event. @lbranham also joining us today!
  3. As journalists we support this tech, but raises privacy issues #newdrone
  4. At the #newdrone seminar for unmanned journalism...exciting future stuff!
  5. . @pachecod The word "drone" is problematic because it makes us think of war drones. Actually "the drones come in peace" #newdrone
  6. "The Drone Law" makes it legal to fly in federal air space for commercial reasons #newdrone
  7. By 2015, FAA has been mandated to have rules in place to a make it legal to fly drones in federal air space #newdrone
  8. Sept. 30th 2015 The FAA must have guidelines in place for licensure and commercial use in the US #newdrone
  9. So did cameras. RT @NewhouseSU As journalists we support this tech, but raises privacy issues #newdrone
  10. .@pachecod Drones can democratize aerial footage. Our drone costs just $400. Helicopters can be $800 per hours #newdrone
  11. We're not really flying the drone, it's flying itself and we give it guidance. #newdrone
  12. . @pachecod Prediction: In 5 years, no one will be talking about this. We'll be used to the notion of flying cameras. #newdrone
  13. Drones won't be a flash in the pan - considered normal 5 yrs from now -@pachecod #newdrone
  14. "In 5 years from now, we will all be used to flying cameras" (aka #drones). #newdrone @NewhouseSU
  15. FedEx--as soon as possible--wants to use unmanned planes for package delivery. #newdrone
  16. FedEx wants to use unmanned planes to deliver packages #newdrone
  17. Endowed chair @pachecod  giving his presentation on drones in journalism. #newdrone http://pic.twitter.com/vnXqskcY
    Endowed chair @pachecod giving his presentation on drones in journalism. #newdrone pic.twitter.com/vnXqskcYom/vnXqskcY
  18. SU law prof Barbara Fought: The law will take a while to catch up with the technology. Private vs. public space is key. #newdrone
  19. If use of drones increases, will we have sky policemen to control air traffic? #newdrone @NewhouseSU
  20. Q: Is there a legal precedent that covers personal property airspace? #newdrone
  21. A: Not sure if there homeowners own their airspace. Law might have to catch up. #newdrone
  22. Realtors are one of the first industries to use new technology. Who knew? #newdrone
  23. An Airstrip on every rooftop!? RT @NewhouseSU FedEx wants to use unmanned planes to deliver packages #newdrone
  24. As a part of his presentation, Dan Pacheco showed some examples of drone use in journalism.
  25. Watching @60Minutes piece on Costa Concordia that used a drone to get footage #newdrone
  26. 60 Minutes used drones to cover the Concordia incident #newdrone
  27. Check out  http://dronejournalismlab.org smlab.org for some experimental work being done with drones in journewdrone#newdrone
  28. Along with provacy, there were some other concerns raised about the use of drones:
  29. Note: Do not fly your drone on the side of the road, in DC, or anywhere near an airport. #newdrone @NewhouseSU
  30. As part of the drone presentation, we opened up our Win a Drone of Your Own contest to all SU students.
  31. The presentation moved to the Herg Auditorium, where the crowd got the moment it was waiting for.
  32. Liftoff!
  33. Drone in the Herg! #newdrone
    Drone in the Herg! #newdrone
  34. Drone controlled by iPad app, video automatically saved to camera roll #newdrone
  35. Thanks, @pachecod, for the great presentation on drones today. Fascinating stuff! #newdrone
  36. @NewhouseSU Prof. Dan Pacheco flying camera Parrot drone in his office with iPad #newdrone  http://yfrog.us/ebfehphpqsnvpepjrezkmhnez hphpqsnvpepjrezkmhnez