Tag Archives: Crowd Control

Drones can hover over people and at night as per new FAA rule

For technologies to revolutionize the world, right policies need to be on the place just like in the case of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle also known as drones. Drones have widespread uses but certain safety and security concerns thwart its commercialization. … Continue reading

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Miami Beach Cops Use Tethered Blimp for Surveillance to Get Around Drone Ban

The state of Florida passed a law in 2015 banning the use of drones to monitor citizens from the air. But police in Miami Beach, Florida have come up with a clever workaround: They’re using a tethered blimp, called an … Continue reading

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The NYPD planned to use drones during Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration. Then it started raining.

Before they pack into Times Square on Monday night, thousands of New Year’s Eve revelers will pass through the kind of intensive security measures that are normally found inside the nation’s airports. While the crowd will probably be keenly aware … Continue reading

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Lawmaker seeks weapons ban on crowd-watching drones

Law enforcement could use drones to monitor large crowds for safety and security, but the unmanned devices couldn’t be equipped to fire on crowds, under a proposal filed Thursday by Sen. Darryl Rouson, D- Tampa. Rouson’s proposal (SB 132) creates … Continue reading

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