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[Customer Story] Bridging the Gap Between Crewed and Uncrewed Operations

Officers observing a drone in flight at dusk

In a landscape defined by uncertainty and risks, the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) stands out as a pioneer in embracing cutting-edge technology to better serve and protect its community of over 1.4 million residents, covering 504 square miles. Their journey with aviation is not …

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[Customer Story] Elevating Safety at the 2023 Marine Corps Marathon: The Power of Collaboration in Public Safety

DroneSense and the 2023 Marine Corps Marathon

The Marine Corps Marathon, managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital, is the fourth largest marathon in the US and the ninth largest in the world. Hosted annually, the 48th Marine Corps Marathon took place on October 29, 2023 and was set on a scenic course th …

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[Customer Story] Manhunts, Murder, and Body Farms: GMU Police's Program Takes Flight with DroneSense

George Mason University and DroneSense

George Mason University Police might not be the first organization that comes to mind when you think of a drone program, but they started the drone revolution in Northern Virginia. Born out of a tragic event in Charlottesville, and the desire to keep their campus safe, they knew exact …

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Case Study: Drones Help Keep the Marine Corps Marathon Safe

Marine Corps marathon

The Marine Corps Marathon, managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital, is one of the largest marathons in the US and the world.

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Case Study: Maritime Operations Support with DroneSense Response Team

Using DroneSense software during maritime operations

About 71 percent of the surface of our planet is covered with water. Roughly 7% of the total area of the United States, 264,837 square miles, is covered with water in the form of bays, lakes, rivers and streams. So it comes as no surprise that uncrewed aerial systems, commonly referre …

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Case Study: The Weaver Fertilizer Fire

Weaver Fertilizer Fire as seen on the DroneSense platform

We invited the Lewisville Fire Department to recap the events around the Winston Salem fertilizer plant fire this past January, considered to be one of the worst explosions in U.S. history. The story below is their account of the fire.

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Case Study: Covering the George Floyd Protests & Entombment with sUAS

George Floyd entombment

Guest post by Brandon Carr, City of Pearland sUAS Team

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[Customer Story] How Drones Can Facilitate Distribution of Water & Vaccines

Drones and Mass Distribution

In the aftermath of the devastating winter storm that overtook Texas and the surrounding region the week of February 14th, many people were left in dire situations and grasping for the most basic of needs. Despite being the energy capital of the US and boasting its own power grid, mil …

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