Public safety and emergency response organizations using drones in their work will find it easier – and much less expensive – to monitor the airspace around them during their work thanks to a new partnership between UAV remote identification tech specialist AirSentinel, and the nonprofit DroneResponders association.

A unit of the Airborne International Response Team organization, DroneResponsers has a long record of promoting UAV deployment in public safety and emergency intervention. It is now extending that activism in its tie-up with AirSentinel, under which a range of police, fire, EMT, disaster assistance, and other services that respond to critical situations will have free access to the startup’s remote ID and airspace monitoring app.

Currently available only for Android and Windows-based devices, AirSentinel’s application uses crowdsourcing methods to gather remote identification of drones. That data is then distributed through…

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Source: dronedj.com