DJI and Taser Maker Axon Are Teaming Up to Make Cop Drones

On Tuesday, Axon announced it is partnering with dronemaker DJI to sell surveillance drones to U.S. police departments through a program dubbed “Axon Air.” The Taser and body camera manufacturer will work with DJI to offer drones linked to Evidence.com, Axon’s proprietary cloud-based data management system. The footage recorded by Axon’s body cameras is handled via the Evidence.com system. “DJI’s…

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Florida County to use Drones for Battling Mosquitoes

ee County, Florida, was one of 10 sites in the U.S. approved by the federal government to test drones. They were the only site selected in the program that will use drone technology for pest control management — including battling mosquitoes. Eric Jackson, a public information officer at the Lee County Mosquito Control District in southwestern Florida, and his team…

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