But, just like plenty of other good things, irresponsible drone use can cause no end of problems.
The latest reminder of this took place recently when a DJI Phantom was illegally flown over Fenway Park during a Red Sox-Blue Jays game — much to the chagrin of the Federal Aviation Administration.
A number of proposals have been put forward to help battle these unwanted UAVs, ranging from using birds of prey to pluck them out of the sky to obliterating them with anti-drone laser cannons.
The latest piece of tech to add to this collection?
The debut of the DroneHunter X3, a new autonomous anti-drone technology which promises to outrun, outlast and outmaneuver any other quadcopter on the market.
This drone-based security system will track down enemy drones and capture them using a net, before safely towing them away for analysis.