Drone swarms could enter the world of physical security protection systems soon enough. They will provide surveillance and detection over high-consequence facilities and high-value targets and much more.
A persistent “eye in the sky” that supports security and safety seems to be a prudent step as we mature our ability to “get ahead” of events, like the tragic Astro World concert or the July 4th shooting in Illinois, that may cause injury or death.
India's Ministry of Home Affairs has founded the Safe City project to identify gender-based crime hotspots and make public spaces safer for women in Bengaluru. Honeywell will provide over 7,000 cameras and a control center, among other assets, to the city.
Law enforcement officials in Hartford, Conn. will use an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to help with police pursuits and investigations. The department will have a total of four certified drone pilots.