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Vodafone trials drone-tracking safety system

Tuesday 20 February 2018 | 09:11 CET | News
Vodafone has started testing a traffic control drone tracking and safety system. Vodafone said that the groundbreaking technology uses 4G and IoT to protect aircraft from accidents and to prevent inadvertent or criminal drone incursions at sensitive locations such as airports, prisons and hospitals. Vodafone added that the new technology supports the objectives of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), which is currently developing new pan-European rules to regulate the operation of drones. The company hopes to bring the system out next year. 

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