From rescue work to raising buildings: New uses for new drones

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Once expensive toys, the latest breed of unmanned drones are being developed to help businesses grow or even save people's lives.

At a recent conference in Linköping, many drone manufactures say the pilot-less machines can be used to reach difficult places that people cannot, and tackle tricky situations not just in the air but in the sea.

And government officials says certain laws will need to change to allow short term and long term projects more flexibility when it comes to flying drones.