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FLIR Invests in UAS Software Company DroneSense

Thermal imaging company FLIR Systems Inc. has completed a strategic investment in Austin, Texas-based DroneSense, a provider of a software platform that serves the...

Fremont PD Brings in Drone, K9 Units to Track Suspect

The Fremont, Calif., Police Department is crediting its K9 unit and an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) for tracking down a suspect who had evaded...

New Joint Working Group Focused on UAS Standards for Public Safety Officials

Two safety-standards developers are joining forces in support of the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by public safety professionals. Today, the National Fire Protection...

Illinois Police Department Set to Deploy Donated UAS

Illinois' Rockford Police Department is deploying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to speed up the investigation of serious vehicle crash scenes. The department says the new drones,...
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Skyfire, Darley Announce Drone Program Giveaway for One Public Safety Agency

Skyfire Consulting, an Atlanta-based public safety drone consultancy, is partnering with emergency equipment giant W.S. Darley and Co. to give away a complete drone...
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The Majority of State DOTs are Deploying or Testing Drones

A survey by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO has found that 35 of 44 responding state departments of transportation...

The Interior Department is Adding 50 New UAS to its Fleet

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) will soon have the use of up to 50 vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) fixed-wing unmanned aircraft...
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Florida Conference to Shed Light on Drones for Disaster Response

A conference held at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami next month will help educate government, industry and academia about the role of unmanned...
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North Carolina Sheriff’s Office Locates Missing Child With Drone

Last Thursday night, the Moore County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina used its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to successfully locate a missing 11-year-old girl...

Augmented Reality Drone Company Edgybees Raises $5.5M

Edgybees, creator of an augmented reality (AR) development platform for fast-moving platforms such as cars, airplanes and drones, has completed a $5.5 million seed...

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