Safety and Security

ParaZero and Sightec Partner on Drone Safety Systems

Sightec’s NavSight AI-powered computer vision solution adds visual situational awareness and GPS-free, vision-based navigation to ParaZero SafeAir autonomous parachute recovery systems, ensuring increased safety in virtually any operational environment and offering a benchmark solution for enhanced mission containment and ground risk mitigation. Continue reading below or listen:  Revolutionary Fusion of …

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Liteye DoD Contract $12.1 Million Counter Drone Systems

PHOTO: Liteye’s Multi-Mission / Multi-Domain SHIELD System Liteye Systems Awarded $12.1M Contract for Air Defense Systems Colorado-based Liteye Systems, Inc. has won a $12.1M, multi-year contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) “to provide its entire portfolio of integrated multi-domain, multi-mission Air Base Surface and Ground Defense systems, including …

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Police in North Texas Deploy Drone Clear

Police in North Texas using drone-based technology to save officers’, civilians’ lives with Drone Clear By Jim Magill Police in North Texas are using drone-enabled video technology to help them clear buildings of potential threats, reducing the potential of harm coming to either officers or civilians. The Dallas Police Department …

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Florida’s Approved Drone Manufacturers List AIRT

New Research Indicates Florida Government Drone Programs Need More Time to Transition to Blue UAS 95% of agencies surveyed cite “negative impact” in the near term from creation of the Florida Approved Drone Manufacturers list The following is a guest post by Christopher Todd, President of the AUVSI Florida Peninsula …

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BRINC Donates Drones Training to Ukraine

Public safety drone experts BRINC has donated drones and training to pilots in the Ukraine, as an in-depth article in the Washington Post reveals. All images courtesy BRINC Drones, used with permission. For the last several days, the BRINC team has worked just over the Ukrainian border at a secret …

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Dallas PD Drone Unit Launches, Air Support Unit

©Robert Hensley, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons Dallas PD drone unit launches, following years of study By Jim Magill After more than a half dozen years of study and pilot program testing, the police department in Dallas, Texas earlier this year officially launched its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program. The …

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D-Fend Updates EnforceAir New Features

Counter drone solutions continue to evolve: D-Fend updates EnforceAir to add new features, and new services. by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M. Crosby Today, D-Fend Solutions, the award-winning leader in radio frequency (RF), cyber-based, counter-drone takeover technology, revealed a new version of its flagship software product, EnforceAir, as part of …

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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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Drone in a box startup Dronehub strikes deal with property s…

Source: Dronehub Polish autonomous drone startup Dronehub is teaming up with European property monitoring company RCS Engineering to develop a security system that marries security-detection and drone tech. With the new integration, RCS’s breach detection software would trigger autonomous drones to respond to property invasion incidents, reducing the cost of …

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