Drone development company DJI has brought forward its geofencing software to prevent drone flights in restricted airspace.
The system allows the authorities to update restrictions and (for the first time) offers drone owners live data on temporary no-fly zones.
A geofence is a virtual barrier that allows an administrator to set up flag checks -- so when a device enters (or exits) the boundaries defined by the administrator, an alert is triggered.
The DJI system is called Geospatial Environment Online (GEO).
The company's Brendan Schulman said, "We believe this major upgrade to our geofencing system will do even more to help operators understand their local flight environment, and to make smart, educated decisions about when and where to fly their drones."