IN PICTURES: 15 current and future uses for drones

For a world already on edge about NSA spying, drone technology is just another reason to keep looking over our shoulders.

You should have been in pictures According to the AUVSI drones will add 70,000 jobs and $13.6 billion to the US economy within the first three years drones are permitted for commercial flight.

The Motion Picture Association of America and the National Football League have both petitioned the FAA to loosen rules on commercial drone use ahead of 2015. Both want to use the technology reduce production costs that sometimes require renting helicopters and using mammoth skybooms for getting top-down shots.

The video camera above is mounted on the film production company Kaspi's octocopter.

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