Pentagon says UAP videos are real – here’s how to spot more of them

The DoD has confirmed that videos and still images of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) released in April 2020 are real. The videos can be found here:  https://www.navair.navy.mil/foia/documents (FLIR.mp4, GOFAST.wmv, GIMBAL.wmv). Can…

Amazon Leads in Home Security Drones. Should Alarm and Qualcomm Assert?

Home surveillance drones are coming of age and major home security system providers are gearing up to provide them, but only Amazon is delivering. Amazon also has multiple patents to protect the drone.  Alarm.com appears committed but…

No GPS? No Problem!

Worried about GPS going down? Planck AeroSystems has the answer - not just a GPS-free landing system - but one that can land a drone on a moving target.  Based in San Diego, Planck's vision-based system uses computer vision,…

Blackberry and DeDrone Partner for UAV Security

Blackberry and DeDrone have announced a partnership that will allow DeDrone to leverage Blackberry's communication software with DeDrone's drone detection and counter-measure technology.  DeDrone currently holds patents for both drone…

Home Security Service with Amazon Drones

Amazon's UAV-based surveillance service seems more desirable since package theft is at an all time high with 1.7 million packages lost or stolen daily in the U.S., along with the growing demand for contactless delivery due to social…

Feel Secure With Robots

The physical security market is predicted to reach nearly $119.4 billion in 2023. Security robots are an innovative new tool in the industry that have the potential to deliver a range of safety and commercial benefits. Cobalt Robotics has…

Digital Global Systems Advancing Counter-Drone Technology

Digital Global Systems (DGS) is an industry leader in RF-based security technology utilized to combat ever more ubiquitous and technologically advanced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). DGS was recently issued a patent for a new system and…

Interior Department Flip-Flops on Chinese Drones

The Interior Department has grounded its more than 800 drones, citing potential cybersecurity risks and the need to support U.S. drone production. In a report released in July 2019, it recommend using special DJI drones.  DJI's…

BIRD Foundation Okays $1 Million Grant for Israel-US drone project

BWR Israel and Easy Aerial USA received the money to implement a one-operator-to-many-drones advanced command center for national security operations. The project was selected by the US Department of Homeland Security and Israel's Internal…

DJI Aeroscope approved by UK’s Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure

DJI announced that its AeroScope drone detection system has been evaluated and passed by the UK's Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure.   AeroScope works with all current models of DJI drones, which analysts…

Committee on Homeland Security Recommends Passage of Drone Origin Security Act

The House Committee on Homeland Security has recommended passage without amendment of the Drone Origin Security Act – H.R. 4753.  The Act would prohibit the secretary of Homeland Security from approving the purchase of any drones…

US Interior Department Grounds Chinese Drones

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that it was grounding all drones manufactured in China or containing Chinese parts while they review their drone program.  DOI had over 500 drones in their inventory as of 2018, using…

Cobalt Robotics Secures $35M to Expand Mobile Security Robot Services

Cobalt Robotics, which provides indoor autonomous mobile robots that work with security and facility operations staff, has raised $35 million in Series B financing. The new financing will be used for expansion of its offerings across the…

Supporting national drones

Although data privacy concerns revolving Chinese companies may not be widespread in the market, they are certainly affecting business operations in the United States to some extent. Cape, a leading cloud platform for remote drone…

Drones connecting the US and China

With US-China relations recovering, DJI is actively positioning itself as an indispensable company in the US drone industry. In response to the Department of Homeland Security's warnings against Chinese commercial drones, the drone giant…

Mega aerospace merger is taking flight

United Technologies and Raytheon announced that they will be combining in one of the biggest corporate mergers of the year. The new company, Raytheon Technologies Corporation, would have an annual revenue of $74 billion and will focus on…

Australia pays for American aerospace once again

Northrop Grumman won a $65 million contract for the manufacture, delivery, and support of three MQ-4C Triton drones for the Australian Defence Force (ADF). The Triton is designed to provide aerial intelligence, surveillance, and…

Drones serving the public

On 4/8/2019, DJI announced that it will continue its partnership with the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). The LAFD will get access to DJI's latest drone technology, training, and support. The use of drones for the public good is…

The Marine Corps wants to fight drones with drones

On 4/4/2019, during a hearing at the House Armed Service Committee, Marine leaders told lawmakers that they were looking at drones that can kill other drones to bolster the Corps' air defense capabilities. The deputy commandant of the…

Mitsubishi Electric can detect cyberattacks on drones, cars, and robots

Mitsubishi Electric, headquartered in Japan, has developed what it believes is the first sensor-security technology for detecting inconsistencies that appear in sensor measurements when a system is under attack. Applications of this…

AT&T, Microsoft, and Vorpal are working together on anti-drone measures

AT&T is deploying drones with cameras, microphones, and speakers to record and alert individuals who have entered a restricted area. AT&T is also providing safety and security for UAVs by establishing no-fly and restricted flight…

P&S Intelligence says the Asia-Pacific anti-drone market will to reach $2,105 million by 2025.

P&S Intelligence says the Asia-Pacific anti-drone market will to reach $2.1 billion by 2025. The growing incidence of security contravention by unsanctioned drones and the increasing number of terrorist and illegal activities are…

State Farm Insurance is inspecting structure using chemical detection and shade, and responding to incidents.

State Farm Insurance is inspecting structures using chemical luminescence and drones to provide shade for 3D scanning.  State Farm is also developing a security system with a drone to determine damage or theft. State Farm received, on…

Coastal Steel Manufacturing is adding drones to security systems.

Coastal Steel Manufacturing, located in Cocoa FL, is adding drones to security systems.

Alarm.com is monitoring unauthorized access to security systems.

Alarm.com, located in Vienna VA, is monitoring unauthorized access to security systems. 

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