Tag Archives: drone

US police launch drone programs, but no FRT on UAS – yet

Police across the U.S. are putting eyes in the sky, as the adoption of drones for law enforcement emerges as a trend. Forces deploying drones – also called Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – for surveillance and public safety have promised not to use the flying …

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Weld County combats invasive weeds by drone, allowing county…

Weld County residents recently pitched in to purchase a $20,000 drone, which officials say will help combat invasive species of weeds more efficiently than ever before. Like other counties, Weld is compelled to take action against invasive weeds such as purple loosestrife. Colorado has mandated the eradication of purple loosestrife …

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China drone maker DJI battles U.S. clampdown

Tech Latest by Nikkei Asia brings you the newest updates from Asia’s technology industry. In this episode, Jada Nagumo talks with U.S. correspondents Marrian Zhou and Yifan Yu, about Chinese tech company DJI, and how its drones have become a key tool for the U.S. police force despite Washington’s clampdown. …

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South Jersey police department adds drone unit

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OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Police Department has added drones to their arsenal to tackle crime. Led by the effort of Lt. Mark Pancoast, five FAA-certified pilots have access to three drones, according to 6 ABC. The program began in March, reported OCNJ Daily, and that means this is the …

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The Download: Replacing animal testing, and underwater drone…

Animal studies are notoriously bad at identifying human treatments. Around 95% of the drugs developed through animal research fail in people, but until recently there was no other option. Now organs on chips, also known as microphysiological systems, may offer a truly viable alternative. They’re triumphs of bioengineering, intricate constructions …

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COMSovereign + Intelligent Waves partner for 5G, drone + Saa…

COMSovereign Holding Corp. (OTC: COMS and COMSP) has added Intelligent Waves (IW) as a new solutions partner for the firm’s full array of hardware and software solutions and products as it seeks to expand sales into the large Government and Department of Defense (DoD) markets. Intelligent Waves is an integrator …

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Axon and Skydio partner to deliver scalable drone offering f…

Axon and Skydio partner to deliver scalable drone offering for public safety, including Drone as First Responder solution SAN MATEO, Calif. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 20, 2024 — (PRNewswire) — Axon (Nasdaq:  AXON), the global public safety technology leader, and  Skydio, the leading U.S. drone manufacturer and the world leader in autonomous …

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