Patrick and Gene have a chat with Randall Warnas
Erath County TX New Drone Package
Erath County Sheriff’s Office in Stephensville, TX On January 20th received an unmanned aerial system thanks to FoxFury Lighting Solutions and the National Public Safety Drone Donation Program (NPS-DDP). The department can now respond faster and safer to calls. This donated sUAS is equipped with FoxFury D3060 lights permitting it to fly at night and this donation included Loc8 scanning software to assist search and rescue efforts The Erath County Sheriff’s Office learned of NPS-DDP through the Life In The Arena Foundation who encouraged the department to fill out an application online and submit a video request outlining the reasons why the department would benefit from an aerial solution.
Shiprock SAR Utilizes Loc8 Pro in Farmington NM
“The human eye can only see clusters of pixels to make groups of color this software drills down to the actual pixel of it and can extract natural colors and separate them from man-made colors in this will very much speed clearing search areas when you’re looking for a lost person evidence things of that nature“ said Mark Langley, CEO of national public safety drone donation program.
Red Rock SAR in the Desert with Loc8 Pro
McVeay goes back into his house, flies two drones over the lot and runs the footage on his computer equipped with software that automatically analyzes the imagery. It’s work that, up to this point, he has been doing manually. “And it hit on every piece of clothing that I put out,” McVeay told me over the phone, a little incredulous. “It was,” he pauses for a moment, “it was pretty neat.”