Public Safety Drones

Florida Approved Drones for State Purchases

Source: Teal A short list of Florida approved drones for state use and purchase has caused some confusion and concern in the Florida public safety community. Early this morning, the Florida Department of Management Services published a list of Florida approved drones, as per the screenshot below.  However, since publication …

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Public Perception of Drones in the UK 68% Positive

Photo © Lewis Clarke (cc-by-sa/2.0) In the UK, public perception of drones is improving.  A new study shows that more than 2/3 of UK public believe drones will positively impact the future. by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, new research has been released from the “Project XCelerate” Consortium, …

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Skydio Drones Axon Evidence New Integration

Source: Skydio Skydio and Axon Launch New Integration of Skydio Drones with Axon Evidence Today, industry leader Skydio, alongside global public safety leader Axon, announced that public safety agencies operating Skydio drones and employing Axon’s digital evidence management platform, Axon Evidence, will now be able to automatically upload photos and …

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Smarter Pilot: from Part 107 to Current Drone Regulations

Current drone regulations can be difficult even for experienced pilots to understand.  In his new DRONELIFE column, Steve Rhode works to help bridge the knowledge gap between passing the Part 107 test and requirements of the most current drone regulations. The following is one of an educational series for drone …

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Public Safety Drone Market Strong: BRINC Scores $25 M

BRINC, an emerging leader in the public safety drone market, has announced a $25 million Series A funding round.  Financing was led by Index Ventures with participation from Sam Altman, Tusk Venture Partners, Jeff Weiner’s Next Play Ventures, Dylan Field, Elad Gil, Patrick Spence, Alex Wang, and former Acting Secretary …

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DARTdrones Public Safety Grant: Round 4!

Round Four of the DARTdrones Public Safety Grant is open for applications!  DARTdrones made history as one of the very first drone businesses to win big on the TV show for startups, Shark Tank.  Now, their business – providing quality, professional-level training for drone pilots – has proven to be a …

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The American Drone Security Act: The Sequel

The American Drone Security Act: The Sequel The original American Drone Security Act (ADSA) proposal has had a significant impact on the drone industry, even though it was not passed.  The ADSA has now been reintroduced, however – with some changes.  Guest Contributor Dawn Zoldi, drone law expert and CEO of …

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