Public Safety

Philly Explores Myriad Uses of Drones for City Departments

According to the city controller, Philadelphia should "explore how the latest advancements in technology can improve government functions that can benefit all Philadelphians."

3DR Holding ‘Drones and Public Safety’ Webinar with Austin Fire Dept.

Berkeley, Calif.-based 3D Robotics (3DR) has announced the first webinar of its new series detailing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for commercial applications: “Solo For...

Drone Flight in Swiss Alps Glacier Offers Promise for Life-Saving Missions

Flyability, which won the 2015 UAE Drones for Good Award, sent its caged drone 3,500 meters above sea level into the Zermatt Glacier.

Swedish Police Receiving Three AeroVironment UAVs

Global defense and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Police Authority to deliver three unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from California-based...

Drone Aviation and Skyfire Market Tethered Drones for First Responders

Drone Aviation Holding Corp. (DAC), a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, has formed a joint sales partnership with Skyfire Consulting, a drone...

Arizona Town Looks into Local Area Drone Dispatch and Tracking System

Drone Control Systems LLC and the Town of Sahuarita, Ariz., are defining the operational details of a pilot project for the company's Local Area...

VDOS Partnership Brings UAVs to Insurance Claims Market

Cunningham Lindsey, a loss-adjusting and risk-management services company, has partnered with Oregon-based VDOS Global, a commercial drone exemption holder for inspection services, to incorporate...

Lockheed Martin Conducts Collaborative UAS Demo for Firefighting

Lockheed Martin says it has demonstrated its ability to integrate unmanned aircraft system (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS) by using its prototype...

Illinois Police Department Set to Reap ‘Endless Benefits’ of Drone Permit

The Orland Park Police Department has received a public COA from the Federal Aviation Administration for the operation of a DJI Phantom 3.

Fire-Management Drone Under Development by University Researchers

A new drone under development at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) could change the way wildfires are fought, as well as encourage the use...

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