New drone tracking app, Air Sentinel, hits Google Play Store
Another drone tracking app has hit the market. Air Sentinal, an app that allows you to detect drones flying near you broadcasting Remote ID signals, is now available for download on the Google Play Store.
Remote ID is a feature that allows a drone to transmit information such as its identity, location, aircraft altitude, and control station or takeoff location. Most drones operating in the US airspace are required to have this Remote ID capability by law. A drone can either have Remote ID capabilities built in or it could be outfitted with an external device to ensure compliance.
Read: Which DJI drones have Remote ID? [Updated May 2023]
The Air Sentinel app, a product of airspace intelligence company Airsentinel.ai, promises users critical information related to detected drones, including its digital license plate, location, and flight path.
According to Alan Erickson, co-CEO of Airsentinel.ai, the primary objective of the app is to…