A draft bill would let agencies monitor drone radio communications to determine if the aircraft is a threat and then intercept, confiscate and/or destroy it.
A small quadcopter carrying with an ultra-sensitive magnetometer sensor can detect mines and dangerous metal obstacles within coastal surf zones.
The agency is interested learning how data from drones can support bridge inspections.
Police, wildlife trackers and bridge inspectors are using high-flying cameras and sensors to save time and money.
Once technology and regulations are in place for beyond-visual-line-of-sight and multiple-drone piloting operations, unmanned aerial systems will really take off, experts say.
Equipped with stereo cameras, computer vision, onboard computers and sensors, AutoModality’s drones can sense, explore and analyze infrastructure in GPS-denied environments.
The UAS Notification Service will generate and send notifications of drone operations to other nearby pilots.
While the Department of Homeland Security is asking developers for anti-drone tech, the military is having problems of its own.
Harris Corp. will work with the University of North Dakota and the Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site to develop the network infrastructure for a full range of drone operations.
The Department of Homeland Security is inviting manufacturers of commercial GPS receivers used in critical infrastructure to test their equipment in a live-sky spoofing environment.
In a demonstration of security vulnerabilities in popular products, Federal Trade Commission researchers hacked into and took control of consumer-grade drones.
While body-worn cameras and predictive policing solutions can improve law enforcement efficiency and transparency, concerns remain around the role of digital devices in solving community policing problems.
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