Public Safety – Page 21

CyPhy Works Gains Investor in Motorola Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2015

Motorola Solutions has made a strategic investment in CyPhy Works, a Danvers, Mass.-based developer of advanced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Motorola Solutions says the investment is part of its strategy to advance mission-critical communications by connecting public-safety and commercial customers [Read More]

Police Force Nets Statewide UAS Authorization

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 10, 2015

The Michigan State Police (MSP) has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for statewide operations of an unmanned aerial system (UAS) to support public-safety efforts. The MSP says it has strict policy regarding the operation of the UAS, [Read More]

Cellular Network Attaches to Drone for Search-and-Rescue Flights

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2015

Star Solutions, a supplier of mobile network infrastructure solutions, has announced a new concept for unmanned search-and-rescue flights, ‘Cellular Network on Drone’ (COD). The COD uses Star Solutions' cellular network technology, which fits onto a drone, to allow first responders [Read More]

Police Summit to Showcase UAS for Law Enforcement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2015

At its upcoming Smart Policing Summit, the Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA) will offer a focus on unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for law enforcement operations. On April 27-29 in Washington, D.C., IDGA will debut the inaugural event for [Read More]

Newly Formed Company Offers UAV Solutions for Public-Safety Agencies

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2015

Mansfield, Ohio-headquartered HYSight Technologies recently commenced operations as a provider of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) services for public-safety agencies. The company says it aims to reduce technological and other barriers to the quick purchase and easy deployment of UAVs by [Read More]

Ohio/Indiana UAS Center Teams with National Center for Medical Readiness

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2015

The Ohio/Indiana Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center (OH/IN UASC) has officially formalized a partnership with Dayton, Ohio-based Wright State University and the university's National Center for Medical Readiness (NCMR). The UASC is working with the NCMR to expand UAS efforts supporting [Read More]

Edmonton Police Deploy UAV for Traffic Collision Investigations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2015

Alberta's Edmonton Police Service (EPS) says it is putting its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to use in traffic collision investigations. According to the EPS, information provided from the UAV allows investigators to more effectively measure and examine tire marks, distances [Read More]

Firefighters Call in UAS for Help at Peanut-Plant Fire

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 09, 2015

An unmanned aerial system (UAS) is responsible for helping put out a fire at a peanut plant in Cordele, Ga. CNHI News reports that when a fire started inside a silo at the GFA Peanut Co., Crisp County first responders [Read More]

Police Agency Has Eye on Statewide UAS Authorization

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 30, 2015

The Michigan State Police (MSP) says it is working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to become one of the first police agencies in the nation to obtain statewide authorization to fly an unmanned aerial system to support public safety [Read More]

Unmanned Safety Institute Brings Training to Great Lakes Region

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 21, 2015

Center Mass Inc. (CMI), a Livonia, Mich.-based law enforcement weapons and tactical training provider, has partnered with The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), a training organization for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) operators. Through the partnership, CMI will bring UAS training to [Read More]