PureTech Systems, a competitor in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, introduces its latest capability: Providing automated dispatch of a security drone to an alarm location.
The alarm can originate from a variety of sensor sources capable of providing a location which includes:
- PureActiv geospatial video analytics
- Acoustic buried/fence sensor
- Access control
- Contact alarm, and
- User input
High resolution cameras, excellent stabilization measures, lighter materials and better battery life have combined to make drones efficient surveillance platforms.
PureTech System’s has leveraged these technology advancements along with its industry leading video analytics and flagship geospatial management system to provide automated security response that includes:
- Drone dispatch
- Flight path guidance to the alarm location
- Continuously updated drone location,
- Camera Field-of-View on a GIS map, and
- Live video from drone mounted cameras
(Learn More. PureTech’s PureActiv™ system is an automated outdoor surveillance system that addresses critical security threats to safeguard lives, facilities, and other high-value assets. Courtesy of PureTech Systems and YouTube.)
Additional key features of the PureTech Systems Dispatch-Drone-to-Alarm include:
Takeoff and Return
- Fully automated drone start, take off and return.
- Automatic upload of waypoints to direct the drone to the event location.
- The integration also allows for flight plan changes and waypoint additions after initial dispatch.
- Live streaming video to the PureActiv geospatial video management system (VMS) during all stages of the mission.
- Full support of both visible and thermal camera feeds, including recording, playback and forensic review.
Target Detect & Monitor
- Automatic drone stand-off distance and altitude calculation for fixed camera payloads to ensure view of target, as well as,
- The ability to maintain target in the camera view via drone heading control
- If outfitted, remote PTZ control in hover mode.
Drone Position Tracking
- Drone location tracking and route display on map-based VMS.
Drone Status Indication
- Operator display of real-time drone status and health condition.
“Recent technological advancements have made drones a very attractive security surveillance tool, providing an additional layer of automation, detection and response,” explains Eric Olson, PureTech Systems vice president of marketing.
“This integration, allowing for the automatic dispatch of a drone or UAV to a security event, is the first step in what we envision to be a robust technology roadmap, utilizing PureTech Systems’ patents related to airborne operation and detection from moving platforms, our know-how in sensor integration, use of geospatial methods, deep learning and further evolution of drone technology to bring remote security and automation to the next level.”
The first integration was performed with The PerimeterTM , a hybrid gas-electric multi-copter drone from the company Skyfront.
The Perimeter, which boasts a record-breaking five-hour endurance and 100+ mile range, will be featured with PureTech Systems’ dispatch-to-alarm capability at customer demonstrations taking place concurrent with this release.
“The combination of the Perimeter drone and PureActiv video management system is a cost-effective, scalable, and fundamentally better way to secure very large installation,” added Troy Mestler, CEO of Skyfront.
“Property owners can have eyes on the ground at the site of a breach, miles away, in less than five minutes.”
“We look forward to demonstrating this solution to customers with PureTech Systems.”
PureTech Systems Competes in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program
AST focuses on Homeland Security and Public Safety Breaking News, the Newest Initiatives and Hottest Technologies in Physical & IT Security, essential to meeting today’s growing security challenges.
The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of Physical, IT, Port Security, Law Enforcement, Border Security, First Responders, (Fire, EMT, Military, Support Services Vets, SBA, Medical Tech) as well as the Federal, State, County and Municipal Government Agencies – to acknowledge their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.
As an ‘ASTORS’ competitor, PureActiv will be competing against the industry’s leading providers of Innovative Mobile Surveillance ISR Solutions.
To Learn More about the ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, see 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award Winners Honored at ISC East.
Over 100 distinguished guests from National, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Executives from companies allied to Government, gathered from across North America and the Middle East to be honored from disciplines across the Security Industry in their respective fields which included representatives from:
- The Department of Homeland Security(DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection
- The Department of Justice
- The Security Exchange Commission
- State and Municipal Law Enforcement Agencies
- The Royal Canadian Mounted Police
- Leaders in Private Security
The highlight of the 2018 AST Homeland Security Awards Season will be the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon to honor Nominees, Finalists and Winners on November 14, 2018 at ISC East 2018 at the Jacob Javits Exhibition Center.
Good luck to PureTech Systems on becoming a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program Winner!
To Learn More about PureTech and PureActiv, please visit https://www.puretechsystems.com/index.html.
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