Club Lunch: Live Drone Demonstration: Journalism’s Eye in the Sky
Speaker: Jeffrey Yim
Founder, KF Innovatus
MONDAY, JULY 7, 2014
12:45pm – Lunch
1:15PM – ADDRESS
Topic: Live Drone Demonstration: Journalism’s Eye in the Sky
Drones, or unmanned aircrafts, are a technology which has gained much attention from being used to deliver books, pizza, beer, to capture aerial footages at the Winter Olympics, and to make the latest movies, TV programmes, documentary and news footages. We have all seen the videos but what is this technology and the requirements that need to be met before drones are allowed to be used in Hong Kong?
Mr. Yim will give a live demonstration and an overview of what constitutes an unmanned aircraft system. He will also discuss the guidelines set out by the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department and issues related to flight operations.
Jeffrey Yim is an innovator with a passion for flying and cinematography. Jeffrey is no stranger to innovation, having spent 20 years with Swire Properties and Swire Hotels as Head of Information Technology. He founded KF Innovatus in late 2012 with a vision to contribute to the entertainment, film and broadcast industries, by providing high quality services and products ranging from aerial cinematography, handheld digital 3-axis stabilized camera systems to wireless broadcasting over 4G mobile network.Jeffrey holds the US FAA Private Pilot License (Fixed Wing Aircraft) and is certified in the UK for Unmanned Aircraft Commercial Aerial Work with the Basic National Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certification – Small Unmanned Aircraft.