Ireland is another country which is responding to an increase in the use
of civilian drones and introducing new regulations to govern that use. Robotics Law Journal asked the Irish Aviation Authority to provide details of their current position.
The flipside of the rapidly increasing Drone market is another market devoted to thwarting them.
With China now focusing on its robotics and automation industry, Germany is suffering from slower sales.
Legal certainty could be achieved more swiftly with voluntary self-regulation by the industry.
There have been some near misses before, but for the first time in the UK a drone has collided with a landing plane.
How will industry 4.0 will affect the sector in Germany, asks Dr Jan Phillip Rektorsche.
Can robots be accused of criminality? Brian O'Neill and Rob Dacre of 2 Hare Court examine issues which are starting to arise in the workplace.
Cyberhawk's biggest issue is the difference in regulation between different countries.
Finland has one of the most liberal regulatory systems in the world.
Employment terms will shift dramatically in an era of robot workers.
UK legislation is clearer on what is not allowed than what is permitted, says Caroline Coates.
Brian O'Neill QC and Scott Ivill of 2 Hare Court, Temple in London, look at the individual and corporate criminal liability of robots.
Copyright protection for works created by robots may not be available in the EU.
Hobbyists operating drones in a public space have come under scrutiny.
Protecting personal data is one of the key issues for CNIL when it concerns connected cars or drones.
The UK's financial services regulator is looking into using AI for pensions advice.
France is taking action to protect its citizens from drone privacy intrusions.
Fears about jobs in the UK are clouding the excitement over new technologies.