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DJI’s Brendan Schulman talks drones, Coronavirus, Remote ID, and data security

DJI’s Brendan Schulman, vice president of policy and legal affairs, talks about drones, fighting the coronavirus with agricultural drones, the FAA’s NPRM on Remote ID, and data security with Julia Chatterley on CNN.

During the six-minute interview, Brendan talks about how the DJI Argas agricultural drone has been used to spray disinfectants in infected areas to fight the coronavirus in China. Drones can cover an area 50 times faster than spraying by hand.

Then the conversation turns to the FAA’s NPRM on Remote ID for Drones and how that may impact people. They also touch upon the London Gatwick Airport ghost drone story.

And lastly, the conversation moves to data security and the fear of sensitive data being sent to China. It’s definitely worth watching if you have a few minutes.

What do you think about the interview and Brendan’s responses? Let us know in the comments below.

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Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Main Writer at DroneDJ, where he covers all drone related news and writes product reviews. He also contributes to the other sites in the 9to5Mac group such as; 9to5Mac, 9to5Google, 9to5Toys and Electrek. Haye can be reached at or @hayekesteloo