July 2018

The California Air National Guard’s 195th Wing, stationed at Beale Air Force Base, has been assisting the state’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection agency (CAL FIRE) with aerial reconnaissance and surveillance to help combat the Carr fire in Redding, California, according to a Department of Defense press release.  Unfortunately, rampant wildfires have filled the […]

European tech companies have partnered to power the first ever indoor autonomous surveillance drone for international security company Prosegur. The drone is capable of tracking suspicious intruders around a room autonomously while streaming live footage of them to security guards.  Berlin-based tech company Skysense last week entered into a partnership with Spanish information technology company Avansig to […]

Home of the NFL’s New York Buffalo Bills, the New Era Field in Orchard Park, New York has officially implemented new drone ordinances as the team’s upcoming preseason rapidly approaches. According to local publication Rochester First, the Orchard Park Police Department arrested a drone pilot who flew his UAV in the stadium’s parking lot during […]

In both cases – one involving a commercial aircraft and the other a large corporate jet – the pilots reported that a drone was being flown a few hundred metres from the aircraft as it approached the runway. Ports of Jersey said they have reported 20 different types of drone incident to the police in […]

Don’t let its appearance fool you. The SKEYE Mini Camera Drone is one of the most nimble drones out there. Engineered with adjustable gyro sensitivity and a 6-axis flight control system, this palm-sized drone is a dream for both novice and veteran pilots to fly, and it’s available in the Boing Boing Store for $29. Despite […]

World’s first indoor drone surveillance system autonomously patrols corridors, streams footage in real-time and alerts guards when it spots an intruder Unmanned aerial machine carries out its own patrol route through the building It autonomously lands on a wireless charging pad when it is low on power A surveillance camera attached to the drone records footage […]

Roughly 40 interns and students scurried about Sunday at El Camino College’s Murdock Stadium – dripping sweat and yelling into megaphones and two-way radios while controlling remote-controlled airplanes, drones, and rovers across a football field sized map of the world. The teams, comprised of students El Camino College and Hawthorne High, were assigned a virtual […]

Skysense and Avansig, a Spanish information and communication technology developer, are working together to power the first indoor surveillance drone for multinational security company Prosegur. Skysense offers a lightweight, fast-charging infrastructure that eliminates the need to remove the battery from unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or to manually charge batteries every time they run out, according […]

The United States military’s Africa Command has confirmed that its forces began deploying armed drones in Niger earlier this year. The West African country’s government granted American forces permission in November 2017 to arm their drones – but neither side had previously confirmed their deployment. “In coordination with the Government of Niger, US Africa Command has […]

NEW YORK (FOX5NY) – Two European drone companies are partnering to create the first autonomous indoor surveillance drone system. Skysense has partnered with Avansig, to autonomously power the drone for Prosegur, a multinational security company. Skysense says Prosegur’s surveillance drone can execute its own patrol route in a building and land itself on Skysense’s charging pad […]

Copyright by WIVB – All rights reserved Copyright by WIVB – All rights reserved Related ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) – There are new rules for drones in Orchard Park, just in time for Bills preseason. This comes after town officials realized their drone ordinance wouldn’t fly. The parking lot at One Bills Drive is empty […]