Safety and Security

Data Privacy for DJI Drones: Expanding Protection for Custom…

Amid ongoing trade tensions between China and the U.S. that has led to concerns about data privacy for DJI drones, DJI continues to enhance the security of their platform.  Today,  DJI announced that they would make Local Data Mode – a feature that eliminates entirely the need for internet connectivity, completely …

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Autel Drones Manufactured in the U.S.

Today’s announcement about Autel Enterprise Made in USA EVO II Dual Bundles – Autel drones manufactured in U.S. – signals a significant drone industry trend.  “Made in America” now has new importance for the drone industry: and a more specific meaning. Autel‘s EVO II has been a compelling competitor to …

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Enabling Public Safety Drone Programs

DAVID HOLT / CC BY-SA Last week, at the FAA UAS Symposium, the FAA unveiled the new Public Safety Tactical Beyond Visual Line of Sight (TBVLOS) waiver for first responders.  The Tactical BVLOS waiver provides public safety professionals with permission to fly beyond visual line of sight when it counts most …

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Ambulance Drones: EHang Joins Ambular DRONELIFE

EHang Holdings has announced that it has been selected to join Ambular, an international project to design the ultimate emergency vehicles: ambulance drones.  “Supported by the International Civil Aviation Organization (“ICAO”), the project also seeks to inspire the global aviation community to unleash the potential of eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and …

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A Small U.S. Town Offers a Case Study

image: Adorama Business Solutions Law enforcement drones are a new, and sometimes controversial, tool for public safety agencies.  With the increasing need for social distancing and the usual budgetary stressors, local police departments are being forced to do more with less manpower.  The town of Linn, Wisconsin worked with a …

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Parrot and AIRT: Manufacturer Partners with Public Safety No…

French manufacturer Parrot is working quickly to introduce the ANAFI USA to the public safety and law enforcement sector.  Parrot and AIRT, the Miami-based public safety non-profit, announced a partnership that will help put Parrot’s new public safety solution to the test. “Parrot, a leading European drone group, is pleased …

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New Podcast Series Focused on Drones for Good, Public Safety…

The following is an AIRT and DRONERESPONDERS press release.  MIAMI, FL – The Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting Drones For Good™ and the official home of DRONERESPONDERS, today launched a new dual-program podcast series highlighting the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and related …

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Commercial UAV Expo Wants You To Speak at Their Events in Th…

Have a story to tell about your use of drones or the technologies that make the applications better?  Commercial UAV Expo Americas and Commercial UAV Expo Europe just announce a call for speakers for their 2020 events.  Topics of interest include both vertical market segments (Agriculture,  Inspection, Mining, etc.) and/or  …

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