Tag Archives: Surveillance

DJI Comes up with a New Way to Identify Drone Owners

In an effort to allow U.S. authorities to identify drone owners, DJI has proposed an electronic identification framework for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Notably, the company says the system would also respect the privacy of operators. Last year, Congress directed … Continue reading

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Senate bill seeks procedures for officers’ use of drones

Law-enforcement agencies would have to obtain search warrants to use drones to gather evidence to be used in criminal proceedings, under legislation being considered in the Ohio Senate. Senate Bill 60 seeks to establish procedures for officers’ use of unmanned … Continue reading

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Concerns over police drones

“Drones,” the universal term for unmanned aerial vehicles, were once simple backyard toys. Now, companies like Amazon and UPS are studying ways to use them for delivering packages to customers. Professional and amateur filmmakers use them for overhead shots that … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Office Adds Drone to Crime-Fighting Detail

The Moore County Sheriff’s Office has added a new tool to its crimefighting arsenal. The agency announced Thursday it had purchased an unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone, for eye-in-the-sky surveillance. Manufactured by Phantom, the flying camera will … Continue reading

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