How Nightingale Is Making Aerial Security a Reality
With its intelligent drone infrastructure perched atop commercial and industrial end users’ solutions, Nightingale Security yields more expansive protection and faster response.
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Scoping Out RAS System Specs & Capabilities
Nightingale Security’s robotic aerial security (RAS) service offers a comprehensive bird’s-eye security view for its commercial and industrial clientele. Among the key features, the RAS system offers: autonomous takeoff, patrol, landing and recharging; routine, prescheduled flight missions; live video streaming to multiple people simultaneously; dual sensor (visible and thermal); scalable platform for integration of new applications; autonomous navigation to points of interest; object recognition and following; and data retrieval and video 24/7 from secure data storage.
Below are highlights of the base station and drones.
BASE STATION SPECS
- Rooftop mountable with unistrut metal framing system
- Automated lid opening and closing
- IR landing beacon and drone centering mechanism
- Powerful internal PC supports OTA updates and allows for future expandability
- Autonomous contact charging of drone
- Operating voltage: 110/220VAC
- Cellular, WiFi or local network connectivity
- Dust and water resistant (rain, snow)
- UPS backup power for emergency operations• Sensors for remote monitoring of base station health and base station surroundings
- Dimensions: 168 cm wide X 158 cm long X 91 cm tall
- Top speed: 64 kilometers per hour
- Flight time: 30 minutes (fully loaded with sensors)
- Battery charge time: 100% in 45 minutes / 80% in 20 minutes
- Maximum of 13 operational hours per unit per day
- Operational radius of 4 kilometers• Long-range encrypted datalink (~2 kilometers) or cellular-based C3 (command, control & communication)
- Gimbal mount camera sensor stabilization
- Video stream formats supported: Adobe HDS, RTMP, HLS, Microsoft Smooth, MPEG DASH, RTSP/RTP
- Allows sensor swapping for additional capabilities• Precision landing for automated base docking/charging
- Dust and water resistant
- Dimensions: 93 W X 83 L X 28 T cm
Erin Harrington has 20+ years of editorial, marketing and PR experience within the security industry. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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