12 Sep Drone controlled by a stranger with a phone
By Tina Angermeier
Linket has obtained US patent 10625854 on this topic.
TOURIST ATTRACTION RENT A DRONE: Pleasure and Emergency
a) Use Case: A tourist at the seaside rents a drone to capture unique aerial photographs of dolphins far off shore. Drones are useful in capturing unique landscape and tourist attractions that are dramatic in scope and visual range. Examples: Northern Lights, Finland, Yellowstone National Park, Stonehenge UK, Avatar Hallelujah Mountain China, Salar de Uynui, Bolivia, Faroe Island Coast, Zion National Park.
b) Drones can be summoned by campers who encounter trouble when traveling the outback or embark on solo journeys in remote areas.
TRAVEL ON THE ROAD EMERGENCY SCOUT DRONES/NOTARY SERVICES
a) Travelers who experience trouble on the road in remote locations can summon an emergency road patrol drone for help. The location and photo of traveler can immediately be sent to a service provider to call for assistance. Drones can also provide emergency services such as fuel and first aid supplies.
b) Drones can be summoned for verification for traffic accident reporting – geo location as a third party witness and serve as notary service or proof of incident.
c) Drone can be summoned by victims after natural disasters for rescue assistance and identification.
c) DRONE DELIVERY SERVICES – LIKE LYFT AND AMAZON EATS
Drones travelling around a city or shopping area can be summoned by people who wish to make an order for goods and services. This is useful especially after the drone has made a delivery and is coming back to its warehouse. A person who sees the drone can raise her phone to attract its attention.