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Drones Are This Year’s Hot Holiday Item

Move over, Tickle Me Elmo. This year’s hot holiday item is the drone. According to a story at, roughly 700,000 drones are expected to ship in the U.S. this year, up 63 percent from 2014. French drone manufacturer Parrot, who has a partnership with Apple, Sprint, and Best Buy, started selling its devices in […]

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Two-Way Radio With GPS Helps Boost Response Times

Let’s say you’re the head of a mall security team on Black Friday. At some point during your shift, you get a call from a store employee about a theft or a fight that has broken out in the store. Rather than sending out a blanket message, wouldn’t it be nice to connect with the […]

Drone-Freezing Ray Developed by British Firms

Talk of drones is everywhere and it likely won’t be long before they’re dotting the skies. It’s exciting to think about in many ways, but when it comes to our national security, it’s easy to see why this might be a problem. Fortunately, three firms in the UK has already created a system to help […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]