kevan + surveillance + air   4

Secret Cameras Record Baltimore’s Every Move From Above
"Individual recognition, however, wasn’t the point; any dot could be followed backward or forward in time, which opened up all sorts of investigative possibilities."
surveillance  police  air  secrets  time 
october 2017 by kevan
FAA Looks Into News Corp’s Daily Drone, Raising Questions About Who Gets To Fly Drones in The U.S. - Kashmir Hill - The Not-So Private Parts - Forbes
"[Ryan Calo] has voiced concerns [about] paparazzi drones that could be used to fly around using facial recognition technology to find and obsessively photograph Brad Pitt. [...] After [News Corp's] The Daily broadcast some incredible footage of Alabama after it was devastated by storms, UAS Vision reported that The Daily owns a MicroDrone MD4-1000."
robots  surveillance  air  law  news  via:amuchmoreexotic 
august 2011 by kevan
Zeppelin Sub-Cloud or Spy Basket: The Ultimate Secret | Invisible Themepark
"A sub-cloud was an aerodynamic 'car' that was lowered on a cable below the zeppelin for purposes of spying or simply 'spying' the conditions below the clouds. [...] Often, the sub-cloud hung up to 500 feet below the zeppelin."
transport  air  surveillance 
november 2009 by kevan
Guardian Unlimited | Agency Tests Security Blimp in Washington
"The 178-foot-long device, which is expected to remain in the skies until Thursday, is conducting a mission for the Defense Department."
air  surveillance  transport 
october 2004 by kevan

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