Surveillance Drones

The Korean Register of Shipping (KRS) has awarded class approval to Robotics In Maintenance Strategies (RIMS) for the use of drones during surveys of enclosed spaces. This is the fifth product class approval secured by the global project and maintenance consultancy in the past six months. Its next approval for drone inspections of confined spaces […]

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Orlando-based drone company Harris Aerial, a member of the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program, has developed a hybrid drone powered by gasoline and electricity. Its power sources allow it to fly for several hours at a time. According to Harris Aerial, this carbon fiber composite quadcopter is foldable, durable, and configurable with thermal […]

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Now there’s a way to tell if you’re being spied on by eyes from the sky. Researchers have developed a method to find out what a drone — a flying robot — is recording. And they can tell without having to translate the video information that the device is streaming to its pilot. This technique, […]

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For intelligence agencies, unmanned aerial vehicles (colloquially, drones) present a lot of promise for overheard surveillance. The UAVs can fly around, even over difficult terrain, and capture extensive images of what’s going on below. But then comes the challenging part — parsing through all this data. This is where the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), a group within the Office […]

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Faced with North Korea’s sophisticated missile and nuclear capabilities, the South Korean Army came up with its own solutions to better counter the evolving military threat: drones and robots. During a meeting with lawmakers Tuesday, the Army said it will create “dronbot” battle units for surveillance and combat mission at Ground Operations Command scheduled to […]

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VIJAYAWADA:  For the first time in Andhra Pradesh, Krishna district has been selected for the usage of surveillance drones. The Panchayat Raj department has selected Vijayawada, along with five villages of the district, for the e-Visit programme under the pilot project to provide good governance and better public services.The key objective of this initiative is to […]

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A drone of the American military RQ-4A Global Hawk conducted a surveillance flight over Ukrainian territory, according to the data of international aviation resources, Interfax-Ukraine reports. On the morning of Feb. 16, the drone left the Sigonella Naval Air Field and conducted a surveillance flight along the front line in Donbas for some 12 hours, […]

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Among others, Texas has purchased the above model, a SkyRanger drone, for $48,000 to assist surveillance operations by first responders. (Aeryon Labs) The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has spent $70,000 for 17 drones in an attempt to resuscitate its aerial drone program for first responders. The department reported the relaunch Thursday after pausing […]

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THE GOVERNMENT IS increasing funding for drone, satellite and surveillance technology to try to stop people from illegally dumping rubbish. Calling it ‘economic and environmental treason’, Minister for Environment Denis Naughten is allocating €2 million for a targeted crackdown on illegal dumping blackspot across the country. The Minister says covert surveillance, drones, satellites and CCTV cameras […]

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California-based drone company UAVOS successfully completed a round of test flights of its new electric UVH-EL drone using the company’s own SURVEYOR-HE unmanned aerial system. According to UAVOS, this electric multipurpose helicopter drone can automatically take off, fly, and land while carrying a 13.2-pound payload for a duration of up to 45 minutes. With UAVOS’ […]

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