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Security Intelligence Company Using UAS Wins $50K in Fla. Competition

EagleEye Intelligence, a Boca Raton, Fla.-based public safety and security company increasingly using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), has been named runner-up in the 2016...

DJI, DroneSAR Launch Search-and-Rescue App for Aerial First Response

DJI and Irish tech start-up DroneSAR have announced a new app designed for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) search-and-rescue missions.According to the companies, the app...

Report Showcases Success of sUAS for Texas Flood Relief

Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) were used earlier this year in the aftermath of two Texas floods in Fort Bend County, a major Houston...

Oregon Sheriff’s Office Kicks off UAS Program

A Pendleton, Ore.-area sheriff’s office has launched its new unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) program, which will augment missions such as search and rescue (SAR)...

Ohio Stakeholders Come Together for Advisory Group on UAS in Law Enforcement

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced the formation of an advisory group tasked with creating a model law enforcement policy for the use...

Las Vegas PD Deploys DroneTracker for Presidential Debate Security

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) used a sophisticated system of automated sensors and networked software to detect and identify potential drone threats...

Drones Tested in Communications-Denied, Post-Disaster Environment

American Aerospace Technologies Inc. (AATI), a provider of long-range drones for civilian applications, has successfully tested drone-based wireless communications and real-time mapping for improved...

From Hobby to Commercial: AMA Forms Partnership for Part 107 Test Prep

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), which serves approximately 195,000 modelers in 2,400 clubs in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, is now offering Part...

Allstate Goes from Polaroid to Ultra-Zoom Drone Technology

Allstate Corp., one of the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurers, is taking drones over Savannah, Ga., and parts of South Carolina to...

Verizon Goes with Drones for Critical Inspections After Hurricane Matthew

Verizon is using drones to help with cell site inspections in North Carolina and South Carolina to survey areas impacted by severe flooding from...

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