How Skydroid could protect prisons from drone smuggling

Extracts from an article by Malek Murison for the Internet of Business.

“A company called Skydroid was awarded £237,000 by the Ministry of Justice last year to work on a proof of concept to protect UK prisons from illegal drone-based smuggling.

The dropping of contraband using store-bought quadcopters has made headlines on a number of occasions over the past year.” […]

“According to contract analyst Tussell, Skydroid, which has reportedly provided drone services for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey, the Surrey Constabulary and the Crown Commercial Service, was awarded a contract running for 11 months from April 2017. The Telegraph reports that the company’s technology will go live on 1 April this year.”

Read the full article on the Internet of Business website.

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