The precedent-setting BVLOS provision is a major regulatory win for the entire U.S. drone industry. It will not only lay the groundwork for other public safety agencies, but also open the door for other industries to benefit from their successes.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has closed its strategic acquisition of Solacom Technologies Inc., a leading provider of Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) call handling and management solutions for public safety agencies.
Axon today announced the appointment of Mecole Jordan, executive director of United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations, Christy Lopez, distinguished visitor from practice at Georgetown University Law Center, and Kathleen O'Toole, former Seattle police chief and Boston police commissioner, to Axon's AI and Policing Technology Ethics Board. Axon also announced that it will host implicit bias awareness training for developers.
The Fremont (CA) Police Department recently released video of an incident in February showing how an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with a thermal imaging camera helped to locate a child missing from a local school for the deaf.
Working together with Responder Corp, Verizon has announced five participating companies for the first cohort of the 5G First Responder Lab, what it calls a first-of-its-kind innovation incubator that will give leading first responder technology companies from around the globe access to 5G technology to develop, test, and refine 5G solutions for public safety.