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U.S. Looks to Position Drones in North Africa

In an effort to “ramp up surveillance” of Islamic State in Libya, the U.S. is talking with countries in North Africa about positioning drones at a base on their soil, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Government officials believe that establishing this type of base would “help eliminate what counterterrorism officials described […]

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Drone Service to Deliver Medical Equipment to Remote Areas

Here in the U.S., most Americans can get medical supplies and attention fairly easily. In some parts of the country and several locations around the world, however, getting urgent products and equipment for medical purposes can be extremely challenging. To reach these isolated and remote areas on our planet, one company is utilizing the rapidly […]

Drone Designers Look to ‘Animal Kingdom’ for Inspiration

Earlier this week, the folks at Gizmodo visited the RoboUniverse conference in New York City to get a sneak peek of the future of drones. What they found is that many engineers are looking to the “animal kingdom for design ideas.” Here are a few examples: Eagle-like grasping: Researchers want drones to mimic the actions […]

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How Drones Will Change the Surveying Game

Not since the laser scanner has a new piece of technology been expected to have such a big impact on the land surveying industry. That new technology? Drones. According to an article at Point of Beginning, the “advent of practical, lightweight lithium polymer batteries, low-cost drone technology, lightweight digital cameras and advances in close-range oblique […]

IHS Releases List of Surveillance Trends in 2014

Well, the ball has dropped and the New Year is here. If you’ve been following our blog (or picked up the latest issue of any magazine), chances are you’ve seen or read quite a bit about various trends for 2014. As the most comprehensive rental resource online, we aim to educate and inform our clients […]

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Police Union Not Happy with Rent-A-Cop Patrol Cars

It’s often said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. The Queensland Police Union apparently disagrees. In an effort to help deter crime in the city, Queensland security company Rent-A-Cop has outfitted its patrol cars with police-style patterns and logos. The company, which serves over 20,000 clients in southeast Queensland ranging from private homeowners […]

Video Surveillance Spending Expected to Spike Following Boston Bombings

In the wake of the tragedy in Boston in April, experts predict the market for video surveillance equipment will see a big boost in the years ahead. Prior to the bombings in Boston, the video surveillance industry was already on an upswing with projected growth expected to hit $20.5 billion in revenue in 2016 according […]

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Japan to Become the Land of the Rising Rental Drone

Japanese Private Security Firm to Begin Drone Rental in 2014 The deployment of unmanned aerial drones by military, state and local law enforcement within the United States has recently been the subject of news coverage. Police and military drone flights have been documented in many areas of the country, and many believe it’s just a […]

GPS Technology Now Helps Keep Track of Kids and Seniors

  Your Child or Aging Parent Need Never Become Missing with GPS Technology At one time Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and tracking devices were used exclusively by the military, for which they were developed. In 1983, President Ronald Reagan issued a directive making GPS freely available for civilian use, and from there the technology […]

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Surveillance Tasks using Motion Tracking Technology

*CUE BOND MUSIC* When thinking of surveillance equipment, it’s easy to immediately think of Hollywood.  You know, 007 needs to disguise himself as a janitor in order to break into the villains office to install a covert camera, perhaps one that looks and functions exactly like a ball point pen. While obtaining such a pen […]