Tag Archives: Surveillance

OVPD begins work with unmanned aerial vehicles

The tech buzz around Oro Valley may soon fall from the sky instead of gossip. The Oro Valley Police Department is soon rolling out its new drone program after months of planning. The drones can serve in search-and-rescue missions throughout … Continue reading

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CBP tests small drones for border surveillance

Customs and Border Protection will test three small, hand-launched unmanned aircraft across selected sectors along the country’s southern and northern borders. Starting in September and continuing into early 2018, agents from the Border Patrol will see if the diminutive aircraft … Continue reading

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5 things to think about as the LAPD plans to launch a drone

The LAPD plans to deploy a drone over the skies of Los Angeles, and it’s holding a series of community meetings Wednesday to gather public input. A list of the meetings is below. But first, here are five things to … Continue reading

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Amazon is thinking about using its delivery drones to scan your house to sell you more stuff

Amazon’s ambitions to build a fleet of self-flying delivery drones will have an interesting side-effect: They will create unimaginable quantities of data. Aerial footage, mapping data, flight patterns, number-crunching analysis, and more — autonomous vehicles produce vast reams of data, … Continue reading

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