Integrating and Understanding UAVs in Public Safety at the UAS DRONES Disaster Conference | Los Angeles

What is the primary objective of disaster recovery? How do public safety officials approach situations that range from routine police calls to wildfires? These are questions that public safety officials ranging from firefights to police officers to first responders will answer in different ways, but their replies will ultimately come down to efforts to keep…

What Does It Mean for Public Safety Departments to Successfully Manage Drone Data?

When it comes to drone data management, professionals across various industries are getting better and better at turning data into answers. Surveyors are actively considering which drone data processing solution best fits their business needs, while companies focused on aggregate mining are turning data into insights. Public safety officials are similarly focused on these bottom-line…

The Past as Prologue: What Can the History of Mobile Networks Tell Us About the Future of UAS?

Comparisons have been made between drones and a variety of other technology innovations, ranging from the Internet to the PC. However, the parallels between drones and mobile network technology are especially notable. Both have moved faster than regulation could keep up, both have been built up through incredible generational advancements and both rapidly changed expectations…

Will InterUSS Define How Remote ID Can be Enabled for Drone Operators?

The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 gave the FAA the flexibility to regulate all drones, but the recent demonstration performed by AirMap, Alphabet’s Wing, and Kittyhawk.io showcased what it could mean to see that authority make practical sense. The three companies worked together to create a remote identification (Remote ID) solution that Acting FAA Administration…

How Can Drones Be a Part of Successful Disaster Response Operations for Public Safety Departments?

The UAS Drones Disaster Conferences are designed to bring together government, industry, and academia for two days of learning and live drone flight demonstrations. Taking place in Los Angeles and Miami, these events are organized by the Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-governmental organization that helps people and departments prepare for, respond…

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