Threod performed surveillance flights to detect emergency state violations in cooperation with Police and Estonian Academy of Security Sciences

In Järva County, the Police, together with specialists from the Estonian Academy of Security Sciences and Threod Systems, practiced the possibilities of using drones, and for the first time, flights were made over the cities with our Eos C aircraft specially adapted for surveillance. 

In current emergency state¬†situation¬†and fighting the spread of COVID-19,¬†it is prohibited to gather¬†in public places. People are allowed in the streets in a group of 2 and¬†the distance should be over 2m. Police¬†are¬†constantly¬†patrolling¬†the¬†streets¬†but¬†being able to see¬†the cities¬†with¬†a¬†‚Äúbirds¬†eye‚Ä̬†view would be¬†a real advantage.¬†It was therefore¬†decided to launch this¬†joint project¬†and¬†to use¬†Threod¬†drones¬†to help investigate the cities for¬†violations.¬†¬†

With¬†Threod‚Äôs¬†Eos C¬†unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)¬†we can investigate very big¬†territories;¬†it‚Äôs flight radius is up to 100 km¬†combined with a flight time of¬†many hours in the air.¬†‚ÄúThe drone provides a¬†detailed¬†picture that¬†when received by the¬†police command center¬†enables them to¬†immediately¬†react by sending¬†a small¬†drone with a¬†speaker¬†to the¬†violation area or a patrol.‚ÄĚ Says¬†Martin¬†J√Ķesaar, the COO of Threod Systems.¬†

Thread’s‚Äô mobile command center built into a custom¬†mini-van¬†was used¬†for¬†the operation. It is equipped with all necessary¬†communications solutions, enables convenient operation of the UAV and the payload, as well as receipt of live¬†video stream and data processing software, that ensures prompt decision-making¬†measures.¬†¬†

The operation was successful and cooperation will continue. There are vast possibilities for the Police to involve UAVs in daily operations and Threod Systems is always ready to assist and offer our services.  

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