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Sewer scanners, drone hives funded in latest Urban-X startup cohort

by • 6 days ago

Each of seven companies developing solutions for urban areas will receive $150,000 and run through a 20-week accelerator program.

Police need public's trust before adopting new technologies, officials say

by • 12 months ago

Emerging technologies like drones and data analytics can help police, but they need community acceptance first, speakers at a South by Southwest panel said.

Miami Beach PD circumvents ban on drone surveillance with a blimp

by • 1 year ago

The "sleek, yet friendly"-looking tethered aerostat has dredged up old questions of safety versus privacy.

Ohio pushes for air traffic control system for drones in latest strategic plan

by • 1 year ago

An official from the state's transportation department said it can't focus only on building out more highway lanes forever.

NYPD to deploy 14 drones across city

by • 1 year ago

The department's technical assistance response unit will use the drones to assist officers in certain investigations.

Nevada’s new drone center focuses on public safety

by • 2 years ago

The Nevada Drone Center of Excellence for Public Safety will develop research and training materials for unmanned aerial systems.

Drones and databases: How two Western states are meeting an aggressive wildfire season with tech

by • 2 years ago

While Colorado takes to the air, California is standardizing data to provide more accurate real-time information to firefighters and the public.

FAA drone governance inappropriately cautious, holding back industry, report finds

by • 2 years ago

A committee ordered by Congress to examine the Federal Aviation Administration's approach to drone regulation has released a report asking the federal agency to reconsider its “one-size-fits-all” risk assessment policy.

Texas resurrects aerial drone program for emergency response

by • 2 years ago

After canceling the program in 2010, the state's public safety agency has found advances in the technology have presented a practical investment worth revisiting.