surveillance drones

Elistair’s Tethered Surveillance Drone – DRONELIFE

French drone manufacturer Elistair, a leading provider of tethered surveillance drone solutions, has announced their newest offering: the Orion 2 tethered unmanned system for military, government, and industry users. “Unlike other multi-rotor drones, the Orion 2 hexacopter delivers round-the-clock surveillance for up to 24 hours at a time, making it …

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Surveillance camera commission certifies drone company DRONE…

The U.K.’s Surveillance Camera Commission was created to ensure that the public’s privacy was protected as CCTV cameras proliferated for security purposes.  The Commission encourages compliance with the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice, and to provide input on “the effective, appropriate, proportionate and transparent use of surveillance camera systems.” Now, the …

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Surveillance Drones: Axis and Azur Drones Partner To Improve…

Azur Drones, a French based provider of autonomous surveillance drones, entered a new partnership with Axis Communications.  The combination of autonomous surveillance drones and network video should create s a compelling solution for securing sensitive sites. Azur’s signature solution is Skeyetech, a drone in the box solution that enables remote …

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Surveillance Drones: French Judge Refuses to Ban Drones in P…

Image: CDC/Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS During the current Covid-19 pandemic, surveillance drones have been used by police departments around the world to monitor community quarantines.  The application keeps law enforcement officials safe while reminding community members of social distancing guidelines.  In the U.S., some politicians have objected, with …

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That Amazon Surveillance Drone Patent – and What it Really M…

(JORDAN STEAD / Amazon) Amazon’s patent to turn its delivery drones into home surveillance drones isn’t a new idea: the company filed the patent in 2015.   The patent was granted this month, however; the same month that Amazon revealed its new delivery drone technology and the FAA granted the …

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DroneLife Exclusive: Azur Drones and How they Received the O…

Azur Drones has just announced that they have received the first authorization for Autonomous flight in France.  Started in 2012, Azur makes automated surveillance drones for a variety of applications – and with automation one of the top new technologies in the drone industry, the company is poised to make …

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A Drone Built to Secure Facilities: OEM Drone Manufacturer M…

Leading Chinese drone manufacturer MMC has developed a custom drone for a U.S. security firm. A customized drone with charging pile design A U.S.-based drone supplier has been developing a patrol drone for safeguarding factories and houses – and they found the right OEM partner with MMC, the only manufacturer …

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French Defense Agency Invests in Elistair Tethered Drones

French drone firm Elistair has signed an settlement with the DGA – French Defense procurement Agency – to finance its AIRWATCH venture, a tethered drone for surveillance and telecommunications. The DGA will finance Elistair’s analysis and growth in the AIRWATCH venture via the RAPID program, supporting improvements with a powerful …

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