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Pursuing Security Drones

Secom's Drones Follow Perpetrators to Capture Their Faces on Camera

— December 15, 2015 — Tech
After much anticipation, the security drones from Secom are now ready from service. In addition to being programmed to simply capture footage of cars and people who are found in places where they should not be, the drone is designed to automatically pursue them in order to ensure faces and licence plates appear on camera. Even skilled runners will have trouble keeping ahead of the drone, which can fly faster than speeds of six miles per hour.

The price of the drone is not fit for hobbyists, but even so, the drones are not available for personal use. The Japanese company charges more than $6,000 for the initial purchase of the drone, on top of $40 monthly fees to maintain the security service.

Now that Japan has amended its Civil Aeronautics Law, this kind of technology will be particularly useful for governments, organizations and other groups that need to protect certain areas from the public.
Trend Themes
1. Security Drones - Innovative drone technology with facial recognition and pursuit capabilities for enhanced security measures in public and private spaces.
2. Automated Surveillance - Automated tracking and recording of video surveillance footage in real-time with advanced analytical capabilities for efficient security monitoring.
3. Drone as a Service - Business models for drone security services, allowing companies and organizations to outsource their security needs and reduce costs.
Industry Implications
1. Security and Surveillance - Opportunities for private security firms and government agencies to implement advanced drone technology for enhanced safety and surveillance measures.
2. Transportation - Drones with license plate recognition capabilities can be utilized by transportation companies to monitor traffic flow and identify violators of traffic regulations.
3. Real Estate - Drone-based security services can be employed by real estate developers and homeowners associations to monitor and protect properties and communities.
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