First Responders

First Responders

UGVs by ROBOTEAM

Providing certainty in unknown environments and protecting the lives of combat troops and law enforcement personnel in the most challenging combat scenarios - this...
Photo illus. active shooter training - U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. DVIDS

Following the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and mainly the weak response by police who didn't move in to kill...
Photo illus. forest by Pixabay

Drone swarms have been usually tested in open environments without obstacles, or with the location of those obstacles pre-programmed. Highly cluttered environments such as...
electromagnetic spectrum, Photo illus. soldiers by US National Archives

In a jamming environment, emergency response or law enforcement missions may be compromised by the lack or unreliability of communications. A counter-jamming exercise held...
Photo illus. by Pixabay cyber-security

Deepfake technology has become one of the biggest threats faced by society today, claims a recent report by University College London (UCL). In fact,...
Drone swarm illust. Image by Pvt. James Newsome, US Army

Our lives are becoming increasingly reliant on unmanned tools and systems. Marine, air, and ground unmanned systems lead the military industry, and are catching...
ChemNode for wildfire detection, photo by N5 Sensors

During spring and summer, rising temperatures and low precipitation lead to long-term soil dryness. Furthermore, global warming and drought contribute to an increase in...
Hyundai Walking Car Concept, Photo by Hyundai

There may soon be new owners for Spot, the well-known robot dog who ventured into Chernobyl's Exclusion Zone and narced on social distancing rule-breakers. According...
Drone illis. Photo by Ievhenii_Putiata, Pixabay

Dallas Police Department in Texas, USA, has officially launched its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) program after six years of research and experimentation. The UAV group...
photo illus. first responders by Pixabay

A new versatile drone designed for public safety and critical sectors has been unveiled. The mid-sized multirotor SF2 drone boasts a resilient design that...
Photo illus. crowd by US National Archives

Video analytics surveillance have accomplished a quantum leap thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) applications, which have turned surveillance into a smart technology and have...
photo illus. video analytics by Pixabay

Robots help secure remote facilities and wide-area perimeters. Security robotics is a relatively new field, but it’s already shown impressive innovation featuring new technologies....
unmanned systems

A new prototype UAV-UGV platform combines two types of propulsion systems activating flying and driving capabilities in one compact and highly integrated autonomous drone. The...
biological

In an essay published by the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), retired Major Gen. Julie Benz discusses the Coronavirus, pointing out that lessons learned from...
Search and rescue photo illustration Wikimedia

From disaster relief to border security and beyond, there are many applications for small UAS mobile device detection across both defense and non-defense communities....
counter terror technologies

Mass shootings have become a critical problem in the US. 611 mass shootings occurred in the US in 2020, a 47% increase from 2019,...
Photo super bowl illus. by NARA and DVIDS USA-

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will collaborate with several agencies to ensure the safety and security of the National Football League’s Super...
Photo illus. Vigilant Guard 2015, South Carolina

Sensors can provide huge amounts of information about an environment. Video from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and social media posts could provide valuable information...
rescue simulator

In the event of a disaster, first responder teams can be faced with the challenge of searching for survivors, and in situations such as...
Photo Hermes Starliner UAV by Elbit Systems

For the first time ever, the Civil Aviation Authority of the State of Israel (CAAI), that operates under the Israeli Ministry of Transport and...
forensic

The Israeli Defense Ministry’s Directorate of Research and Development (DDR&D, or MAFAT) has signed a technological cooperation agreement with the Public Security Ministry. The agreement...

First response and public safety operations have been confronting emerging and continuing threats, such as cyber-attacks and COVID-19 implications. Using data to drive changes in...