DroneSense Blog

Practice Makes Perfect at a Fly Day

Taking off on fly day

Regular and repeated exercise of an activity is the best way to become proficient in it. It also helps reveal potential elements of friction in the process that can be addressed before becoming an issue in a high-stress situation. First responders are very familiar with the concept an …

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DroneSense Launches Remote Drone Operations Software

Monitoring a crime scene with drone as First Responder (DFR) technology

AUSTIN, Texas, March 29, 2022 (Newswire.com) – DroneSense (www.dronesense.com), makers of the most trusted and reliable public safety drone platform, today announced the launch of DroneSense Remote (DSR) for first responders—a game-changing drone remote control capability that integra …

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FAA Using Drones to Aid Response

Plane on fire

In this article by the FAA, we get a glimpse into how an airport’s aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) unit utilizes drones to gain valuable situational awareness through aerial perspectives. During these exercises, all of the live drone video feeds were available to incident comm …

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DroneSense Marks an Industry First With 24/7 Live Help Line Coverage

24/7 helpline coverage announced

AUSTIN, Texas, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — DroneSense, a comprehensive software platform that empowers organizations to build, manage, and scale unmanned aircraft systems, announces an industry first: a 24/7 live support line to help customers, and a service level agreement (SLA) tha …

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Axon & DroneSense Partnership Announcement

Axon Air powered by DroneSense

AUSTIN, June 15, 2021 /Newswire/ — Axon (Nasdaq: AXON), the global leader in connected public safety technologies and DroneSense, the leading software platform for drones in public safety, today announced a strategic partnership to provide public safety agencies with an end-to-end dro …

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DroneSense Introduces Mobile Streaming & Asset Tracking

Mobile streaming and tracking (MSAT)

DroneSense, a comprehensive software platform that empowers organizations to build, manage, and scale unmanned aircraft programs, is excited to introduce two new features to improve user experience and increase the safety and functionality of public safety operations – Mobile Streamin …

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Texas Department of Public Safety Awards DroneSense SaaS Contract

Texas DPS and DroneSense

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has always been at the forefront of integrating UAS capabilities into their programs. Today, we are honored to formally receive an award contract to provide software and support for one of the largest Public Safety drone operations in the U. …

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Selecting the Best Drones for Your Public Safety Drone Program

Flying a drone

Identifying the right drones for a public safety drone program can be a daunting task. In this fast-moving industry, it is often difficult to stay up-to-date with all the latest technology. This is especially tough when you’re sifting through the features designed for other use cases …

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Public Safety UAS Demo Day – Central Texas

Public Safety UAS demo day

Last week, we had the pleasure of hosting a Public Safety UAS Demo Day for a number of public safety agencies looking to build or further develop their drone program. We held this event at The ACC Public Safety Training Center in Kyle with our partners at Austin Community College, who …

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What Drone Pilots Need to Know About the Part 107 Exam

What to know about the Part 107 exam

This past June the FAA released the Part 107 ruling, a highly anticipated set of rules governing the usage of drones for commercial purposes that will be enacted on August 29, 2016. As we transition to Part 107, now in the waning days of the 333 Exemption, drone pilots will no longer …

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