The learning curve with surveillance drones, security robots and counter-drone solutions is less about absorbing new technology and more about executing it for the best results in the appropriate use-cases.
Although they are only just getting their start in the security industry, security robots, surveillance drones and airspace security (counter-drone or drone defense) solutions hold significant opportunity for the right security integrators.
Vorpal Ltd., developer of advanced, highly accurate geolocation solutions, has released a white paper in response to the growing global crisis facing airport operations and aviation security from commercial drones flying within controlled airspace. In order to guide effective and timely response efforts to such incursions, this document presents thoughtful analysis of the best technological solutions available for delivering complete drone situational awareness. Vorpal’s proven expertise in this area has resulted in operational deployment of its drone situational awareness solution, VigilAir, by discerning customers globally, and is aimed at the aviation, military, homeland security, critical infrastructures, corrections and UAS traffic management (UTM) markets.
Sentinel Consulting, a Manhattan-based full-service security consulting firm that advises high profile clients in the areas of security management, law enforcement, emergency services and security technology, announced the launch of its new Unmanned Technology Planning and Design Services. Applications for unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones, as well as robots and autonomous ground vehicles, will now be formally represented within Sentinel’s comprehensive plan/design/deploy/manage spectrum of services.
SDM recently featured Allstate Security Industries (ASI) of Amarillo, Texas, in its cover story, "Is It Time for Drones & Robots?" as a company that was already employing drones in its security offerings. Allstate Security recently built a state-of-the-art monitoring center as well, so SDM decided to talk to Melinda Braden, ASI’s central station manager to ask a few questions about using drones as part of ASI’s security offering.
DRONE VOLT, a French manufacturer of drones for industrial professional use, announces the extension of its commercial network in Germany through a partnership with Germandrones GmbH.In Germany, Germandrones has established itself as a specialist in professional drone technology, thanks to the development of a VTOL (vertical take-off drone) called Songbird. In 2017 the German security and services group CONDOR invested into Germandrones to support its development.
Dedrone announced its next generation software upgrade, DroneTracker 3. DroneTracker is an airspace security solution that includes automated summary reporting for instant diagnosis of drone airspace activity.