Buildings and offices of the future may soon be patrolled by a fleet of flying security drones every night.
These autonomous devices are equipped with security cameras and fly along corridors on pre-programmed routes, on the lookout for intruders and capable of recharging themselves on a power pad when their batteries run low.
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The drones are the result of a new partnership between Skysense, a US/German drone charging company, and Avansig, a technology firm from Spain. They will first be used at Prosegur, a multinational security company also based in Spain.
Skysense’s wireless charging technology means the drones can land on a pad and recharge their batteries without any human involvement. This makes them the ideal nighttime security system, as they can