Latest Articles in drone surveillance

“The Indian security market continues to attract global players despite myriad challenges.”

Prama Hikvision, an Indo-China venture between Prama and security and surveillance products manufacturer Hangzhou Hikvision Digital technology has placed its bets big on India’s growth story especially the Government’s Smart Cities Mission. In an exclusive chat with Manish Arora of BW Smart Cities, Ashish P. Dhakan, MD & CEO, Prama Hikvision India Pvt Ltd. talks about the entity’s growth journey in India, its role in making cities smarter as well as insights on the overall security and surveillance segment.

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"Smart Cities are not built overnight. We are in for the long haul."

After putting Pune as a model city on the forefront of the Government’s Smart City Mission, Kunal Kumar has embarked on the new role of Mission Director, Smart Cities, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India and is sparing no effort in making the mission a successful one. In an exclusive interview with Manish Arora of BW Smart Cities, Kumar talks about how the humble beginning has been made, the fundamental challenges and the role of technology in making the lives of citizens easy. Excerpts from the interview:-

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“Drones - Allowing “Startup India” to “Make in India”

It is extremely important for Government (local, state and central) to recognize the tremendous potential of drones and their subsequent safe use and operation in their respective jurisdictions.

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Drones have several key technical advantages over classical aerial operations that makes them key to contribute to the sustainability of smart cities.

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Now, drones to be used to disperse mobs in UP

The drones, which can cost up to Rs 6 lakh each, can fly up to 600 metre in a one-kilometre radius and drone surveillance will be formally launched by CM Akhilesh Yadav later this month

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