People More Comfortable with Public Safety Drone Use, Study Says

As more aerial drones are used for public safety and first response applications, the key for public support will be education and transparency, a survey suggests. With recent natural disasters such as wildfires in California and hurricanes hitting the Southeastern U.S., the public continues to be exposed to aerial drones being used by public safety agencies to help with search and rescue operations, security monitoring, and other applications. A recent survey sponsored by Cape, which develops a cloud-based platform for drone telepresence, found that more Americans are supporting the use of drones by law enforcement to improve community safety. For example, in the event of an emergency, 89% of those surveyed said they expect law enforcement and first responders to be able to reach them quickly, with 85% expecting agencies to be able to access and gain total control of any area, regardless of terrain. Continue> https://www.roboticsbusinessreview.com/unmanned/people-comfortable-drones-public-safety/ #drone#drones #uav #uas #DroneExpert #Tech #DroneOperator #sUAS #Rpas

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