Detecting and Countering Drones
Steen Sorensen and Noah Price from the G4S Academy and Erik Deleersnyder, Regional Manager, G4S Europe, discuss the group's two new guides on drone technology for businesses.
The rapidly increasing use of drones has created a challenge for governments and regulators. In the wrong hands they can be a dangerous weapon, capable of causing harm and widespread disruption. But drone technology also has great potential to help with security, when it’s deployed in the right circumstances.
When you open the door to new possibilities, you often also open the door to new risks. This is the case with the increasing availability of drones.
The technology used for drones is developing rapidly. The latest versions are packed with everything from the highest resolution cameras with live streaming, to ‘sense & avoid’ technologies, ensuring that a drone does not fly into various objects along its route.
The rapid developments are setting high demands for the legislation, which is playing catch-up to ensure that new drones and systems are used responsibly. There continues to be much activity and legislative changes, and as well as regulating their use these legislative changes will bring new opportunities for their deployment.
Things to Consider
There are lots of considerations before purchasing a drone - is software included, are you able to establish a GEOfence, how will the data collected from the drone and camera be stored so it is General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant?