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Top 5 autonomous security drones you should know in 2019


Until recently, protecting large areas like farm fields or mining areas required the use of several security cameras and lots of patrolling guards. While this has been effective for many customers, the costs associated with such a complex setup are quite high. This is especially true of manned guards as labor costs are always on the rise in many countries.

This is where autonomous security surveillance drones become relevant. The drone or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) first entered the market as a remote-controlled device. However, thanks to developments in technologies like machine vision and artificial intelligence, there are drones that can now fly without the help of a human navigator. Interestingly, as their benefits become more and more evident, manufacturers are even making autonomous drones that can protect smaller spaces like a home.

In this article, we take a look at some of the best autonomous drones for security purposes. Naturally, given their top specs, it is tough to choose a single product as the best, and user experience and specific requirements would decide that. But this list may serve as a starting point from where you can narrow down your search for an autonomous security surveillance drone.

  1. Nightingale Security

Nightingale Security offers autonomous drones that can operate in verticals like oil and gas, critical infrastructure, data centers, corporate facilities, power plants, manufacturing facilities, border patrol, search, and rescue, amongst others.

Nightingale makes use of edge computing, which means all the data collected by the drone is secured behind a firewall. This is a critical aspect, as cloud-based storage solutions may be more vulnerable to hacking attempts. And when you are protecting something like critical infrastructure, you don’t want your data in the wrong hands...


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