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The Future of Personal and Photo Drones

Imagine hiking in a national park, hearing a whirring noise and looking up to see a mini drone overhead, filming the scenery. The growing popularity of small consumer drones -- often with cameras attached -- is raising new questions about the intersection of appealing new technology, privacy and safety. The National Park Services, for one, has banned personal drones until it can develop rules that respect both humans and wildlife. Tech Tuesday examines the technology behind this new generation of remote-controlled aerial vehicles and explores the debate over legal and social norms for using them.

Watch: The Future Of Personal Drones

Chris Anderson, the CEO of 3D Robotics, talks about "The next decade of American Airspace:" Domestic Drones.

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