Private security company, Fidelity has partnered with the UDS group, which is a top provider in South Africa, in order to start using drones to track criminals in all suburban areas.
According to BusinessTech, the drones will be trialled in the Fourways area for two months and extended to other suburbs, estates as well as shopping centres.
The UDS group is a South African company that specialises in aerial vehicle systems, introducing a squadron of drones, operated by trained staff that will link directly to Fidelity’s mobile command centre, reports Business Insider.
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UDS drones have electro-optical (EO) and infrared (IR) sensors, allowing the operators to detect heat and light signatures.
Chief Executive officer of the Fidelity Services Group Wahl Bartmaan said the offer consists of a mobile command centre, a qualified drone pilot and a state-of-the-art, full equipped drone.
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