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Police to use drones to monitor SOP compliance in public area during CMCO

A drone is used to spray disinfectant in Kampung Baru to curb spread of Covid-19 in Kuala Lumpur March 31, 2020. — Picture by Ahmad ZamzahuriKUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — The police are now fully utilising the drone technology to monitor and ensure that the standard operating procedures (SOP) set for the conditional movement control…

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It’s raining Guinness! Irish pubs use vans and drones to lift spirits

If it’s a balmy evening and you hear buzzing in the sky over Rathdrinagh, a townland in the middle of Ireland, the odds are that it’s not bees but beer. Specifically, a drone carrying bottles of beer, and maybe a bag of crisps. “Bottles of Heineken usually, or sometimes a few cans of Bulmers,” said…

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MakeItAccurate adds high accuracy to even more drones and GNSS receivers

MakeItAccurate, the global GNSS data correction and processing service from Klau Geomatics, now supports more drones and more hardware in the latest release. In addition to the popular DJI RTK units, “PPK” drones (such as Delair, Wingtra, Quantum, Intel and more) logging raw GNSS data, are now supported, making drone operations even simpler. Operations flying…

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USAIG Enhances Safety Programs for Unmanned Aircraft Policyholders

New York, NY USAIG and the Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) have teamed up to enhance the utility of safety benefits made available to all Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) policyholders.  The insurer’s Performance Vector Unmanned initiative began in 2016 by affording each UAS policyholder the opportunity to obtain a package of safety-focused services during each policy year…

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Conditional MCO: Police drones monitor SOP compliance in public areas Public announcements and aerial surveillance of public areas are carried out as part of government efforts to curb Covid-19. Bernama 15 m ago

The police are now fully utilising drone technology to monitor and ensure that the standard operating procedures (SOP) set for the conditional movement control order (MCO) are being adhered to by the public.Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), Air Operation (PGU) drone unit chief, Rasha Azaldin Shafii said public announcement and aerial surveillance of public areas were…

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Missouri Working On Laws to Prevent Drones From Flying Near Prisons, Hospitals, and Sports Arenas

Missouri Working On Laws to Prevent Drones From Flying Near Prisons, Hospitals, and Sports Arenas Located in the Midwestern United States lies the 18th most populated state in the nation, Missouri. Home to more than 6 million people, the state has 104 adult detention centers and jails, and 21 correctional facilities operated by the Missouri…

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DRONEII: Add Your Voice to the 2020 Drone Industry Barometer

Leading drone research and consulting firm DRONEII has announced the annual survey of the drone industry, which will inform the 2020 Drone Industry Barometer Report.  Drone professionals are encouraged to participate in the survey, which will result in DRONEII’s in-depth report on the state of the drone market.  (See last year’s report here.) Here are…

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French judge refuses to ban Paris social distancing drones

Drones have become a fixture in the COVID-19 pandemic response. From Asia to Europe to the US, authorities have been employing drones to monitor social distancing and sometimes even cite violators. That was too much for French civil rights advocates, who sued to block social distancing drones in Paris. The French League of Human Rights…

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