Texas resurrects aerial drone program for emergency response

by • 4 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.

Public disapproval flares against 2nd LAPD drone proposal

by • 5 years ago

Residents of Los Angeles say the city's police department hasn't established the requisite trust to use the technology, even for tactical operations.

MIT's five-day drone perfect for disaster response

by • 5 years ago

The 150-pound drone can fly for approximately five days straight, researchers say, while carrying essential telecommunications equipment to areas of need during emergencies.

New York state to invest M in drones

by • 6 years ago

The investment will go toward a next-generation air traffic infrastructure for drones and an innovation district for unmanned systems in New York.

Localities struggle to comply with complex FAA drone rules

by • 7 years ago

Counties like Richland County, South Carolina, want to use drone technology, but the process to operate legally is mired by applications and regulations.

Arizona city moves to ban drones

by • 7 years ago

Local governments are taking preemptive action to avert what they see as significant risks of privacy violation by drones.

Florida utility unveils high-tech disaster response center

by • 7 years ago

As hurricane season looms over the Southeast, one Florida utility has unveiled a mobile emergency command center to respond to disasters.