How Prisons Can Keep Their Skies Drone-Free

DGI Wire: How Prisons Can Keep Their Skies Drone-Free “Prisons authorities all over the world now have to be on alert for attempts to smuggle narcotics, cell phones, weapons and other illicit material to inmates,” says Jonathan Hunter, CEO of Department 13. “However, technology is being developed that can prevent drones from penetrating prison perimeters, and…
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Landing Enemy Drones Safely: Here Comes the Technology

DGI Wire: Landing Enemy Drones Safely: Here Comes the Technology Department 13 is developing MESMER™, an open software platform for the identification, tracking, and mitigation of a variety of radio-controlled devices including drones. MESMER’s mitigation approach, called protocol manipulation, allows the system to take control of one or many drones to stop them, safely land them,…
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Department 13 counter drone software readies for January release

The Australian: Department 13 counter drone software readies for January release Perth and US Maryland based Department 13 says it is readying its Mesmer technology which can detect dangerous drones, for example drones transporting weapons and drugs, identify and force them to land. It…is suited to national security, defense and commercial applications. http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/technology/department-13-counter-drone-software-readies-for-january-release/news-story/2feaec6ceca301306a56cf6b0d35aebd…
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Mesmer Counter Drone Demo at ADFA in Canberra

EPE: Mesmer Counter Drone Demo at ADFA in Canberra EPE and Department 13 demonstrated Mesmer™ counter-drone solution to potential defence, security and law enforcement customers from a range of federal and state government agencies.  The demonstrations held at ADFA as part of the Counter Non Traditional Threats Conference hosted by the UNSW Capability Systems Centre, were…
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How Department 13’s Anti-Drone Weapon Takes Control

Discover Magazine: How Department 13’s Anti-Drone Weapon Takes Control “Once we crack a radio protocol, we basically own it,” says Jonathan Hunter, CEO of Department 13 International Ltd. “We can make the drone do a precision landing, can do full telemetry by monitoring the drone’s active and passive systems, or make it reverse thrust to back away.”…
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Technology takes over flight of attacking drones

Defense Systems: Technology takes over flight of attacking drones “We go after the drone signal, not the frequency,” Johnathan Hunter, CEO, Department 13… The technology, called Mesmer, does not “jam” an attacking drone but rather manipulates its protocol … allowing users of the system to completely take over flight of the drone. https://defensesystems.com/articles/2016/11/30/mesmer.aspx…
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The U.S. Military Has a Plan to Take Over a Potential Enemies Greatest Weapon

The National Interest: The U.S. Military Has a Plan to Take Over a Potential Enemies Greatest Weapon The Pentagon’s research arm, DARPA, the Department of Homeland Security, Department of State and Department of Justice are among the federal agencies currently observing testing and development of Mesmer…from Department 13. The technology works by drawing from industrial…
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ASX-listed tech company showcases anti-drone device Mesmer

Zdnet.com: ASX-listed tech company showcases anti-drone device Mesmer US-based tech firm Department 13 has shown off its anti-drone device Mesmer, which takes control of intruding drones and forces them to land.  The ASX-listed firm’s esky-sized device is intended for the protection of a fixed site, such as an airport, where it can use existing radar…
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ASX-listed DroneShield launches signal-jamming DroneGun

ZDNet: ASX-listed DroneShield launches signal-jamming DroneGun Fellow ASX-listed American company Department 13 this month unveiled its counter-drone device Mesmer, which “mesmerises” intrusive drones by manipulating their radio transmission protocols.  With Mesmer, Department 13 can manipulate radio transmission protocols that are used to control drones. http://www.zdnet.com/article/asx-listed-droneshield-launches-signal-jamming-dronegun/…
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Department 13 International Ltd technology to assist U.S. warfighters

Proactive Investors.AU: Department 13 International Ltd technology to assist U.S. warfighters Department 13 International Ltd (ASX:D13) has been awarded a US$400,000 contract by PAR Government Systems Corporation to provide mobile applications solutions to U.S. warfighters. http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/169115/department-13-international-ltd-technology-to-assist-us-warfighters-169115.html…
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