Category: Drones

A new smartphone app will let people identify mysterious drones flying overhead and find out who they belong to and what they’re used for

A new smartphone app will let people identify mysterious drones flying overhead and find out who they belong to and what they’re used for

Text to Speech Michael Thomsen | The Daily Mail | Source URL The world’s largest drone manufacturer has announced plans for a new smartphone app that lets users identify mysterious drones flying around their neighborhood. Developed by DJI, the Shenzhen based drone giant, the unnamed app is targeted for a […]

Could Amazon spy on your home? Tech giant’s plans for neighbourhood patrol drones spark fears they could be used to collect data Big Brother-style

Could Amazon spy on your home? Tech giant’s plans for neighbourhood patrol drones spark fears they could be used to collect data Big Brother-style

iSpeech Diane Apen |The Daily Mail | Source URL Amazon is considering launching drones that patrol neighbourhoods and could even call the police if they spot something amiss, according to a patent. The company may set up a subscription service for worried homeowners that means its delivery aircrafts fly overhead […]

Eight Firms to Further Develop Tech Platforms Under DHS Smart City Innovation Program

Eight Firms to Further Develop Tech Platforms Under DHS Smart City Innovation Program

https://www.ispeech.org Matthew Nelson | ExecutiveBiz | Source URL The Department of Homeland Security has selected eight companies to further develop unmanned aerial system, in-building sensor and communications technology prototypes under the second phase of the Smart Cities Internet of Things Innovation Labs initiative. DHS said Wednesday its operational units, industry partners and […]

Swarms of automated drones controlled by AI are set to patrol Europe’s borders using powerful sensors to detect threats and criminal activity under EU plan

Swarms of automated drones controlled by AI are set to patrol Europe’s borders using powerful sensors to detect threats and criminal activity under EU plan

https://www.ispeech.org Yuan Ren | The Daily Mail | Source URL Swarms of AI driven robots that can patrol borders from the land, sea and sky could soon be manning Europe’s borders.    A mass network of drones, land vehicles and water crafts is being developed into fully automated surveillance systems with the […]

Local Police Receive DHS Grant for Drones to Use in Crime Search and Crowd Control

Local Police Receive DHS Grant for Drones to Use in Crime Search and Crowd Control

Text to Speech Voices Nicholas West | Activist Post | Source URL Police departments around the U.S. continue doing their best to acquire drones for a range of uses. This move is buoyed by the fact that Homeland Security is funding their arrival into local communities. Portsmouth, New Hampshire is […]

Oklahoma Committee Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

Oklahoma Committee Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

Text to Speech Mike Maharrey | Tenth Amendment Center | Source URL OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (March 4, 2019) – Last Tuesday, an Oklahoma Senate committee unanimously passed a bill that would limit the warrantless use of stingray devices to track people’s location and sweep up electronic communications and more broadly protect the […]

New Mexico Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

New Mexico Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Limit Warrantless Electronic Data Collection, Hinder Federal Surveillance

iSpeech Mike Maharrey | Tenth Amendment Center | Source URL | PDF – SB199 SANTA FE, N.M. (Jan. 24, 2019) – Today, the New Mexico Senate unanimously passed a bill that would limit the warrantless use of stingray devices to track people’s location and sweep up electronic communications, and more […]

Drone, ‘blocker vehicles’ part of Times Square New Year’s Eve security plans, NYPD says

Drone, ‘blocker vehicles’ part of Times Square New Year’s Eve security plans, NYPD says

Free Text to Speech Matthew Chayes | AMNY | Source URL An NYPD drone will be up as the ball drops. For the first time in the 111-year history of the celebratory New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square, the police will fly an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor the crowd, […]