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Project Lifesaver International Receives Prestigious International Humanitarian Award

Project Lifesaver International (PLI) has been awarded the Humanitarian Xcellence Award by the Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International for its use of DJI drones to locate missing persons.

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My Technology Can...Give You Real-Time Aerial Visibility

Cape's Aerial Telepresence platform allows agencies to send drones to calls to gain valuable intelligence before officers arrive on scene.

Mexico City Police and Cape Announce Drone Integration Program to Improve Public Safety

As part of the program, drones equipped with the Cape Aerial Telepresence platform will be integrated into daily operations to improve aerial intelligence, including supporting security efforts at large public events like rallies, stadium productions, concerts, and other special events

Triangle UAS Launches Real-Time Video Streaming System for Emergency Response

Launched at the 2019 Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo, the new streaming solution from Triangle UAS is made to offer first responders, public safety officials, and smart cities a cost-effective solution for real-time video streaming from drones.

NYPD Uses Drone to Monitor Suspect During Standoff

NYPD Emergency Service Unit cops were called in to talk to the man, while officers from the department’s Technical Assistance Response Unit used an untethered drone to watch from a window.

Cape Works with FAA for Approval of First Beyond Visual Line of Sight Provision for Police Drone Program

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.

Video: California Department Deploys Drone to Locate Missing Deaf Teen

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.

Verizon's 5G First Responder Lab Announces First Cohort

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.

Russia's Kalashnikov Making Small, Cheap Explosive Drone

The KUB is four feet wide, can fly for 30 minutes at a speed of 80 mph and carries six pounds of explosives, the news release says. That makes it roughly the size of a coffee table that can be guided to explode on a target 40 miles away — the equivalent of a “small, slow and presumably inexpensive cruise missile.”

NYPD Wants Authority to Disable Drones Deemed a Threat

In 2018, Congress passed a law allowing federal law enforcement agencies to disable a drone—including shooting it down—but it would take additional federal legislation to give local law-enforcement agencies like the NYPD the same right.