New drone to help police collect evidence, find missing people in Thunder Bay, Ont. Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., now have a new device that’s aimed at helping officers search and collect evidence from a bird’s-eye view. Traffic Unit Sergeant Gordon Snyder introduced the force’s new drone on Wednesday afternoon, also known as the unmanned aircraft system […]
Someone Flew a Drone Too Close to a Wildfire, Again On Thursday, firefighting crews battling the Bocco Fire, which has burned hundreds of acres in Colorado, had to stop their efforts when an unauthorized civilian drone flew into their airspace. Neither tankers nor helicopters could fly for an hour while firefighters waited for the drone […]
Moose Cree First Nation signs deal for deliveries by drone from Moosonee A company called Drone Delivery Canada has signed a commercial deal to deliver parcels between Moose Factory and Moosonee. (Drone Delivery Canada). Read the full story.
Kitchener-Waterloo has emerged as a hub for UAV operations and expertise. Read full story.
Working with researchers, the Department of Homeland Security is finding ways to spot and protect against unmanned aerial vehicles. The number of unmanned aerial vehicles in the sky is expected to triple this decade. The need to find or manage drones in the sky, especially adversarial drones, will correspondingly grow, experts say. In response, the […]