Riot control UAV fires pepper spray, communicates with crowds

June 23, 2014

Developed by South African company Desert Wolf, the Skunk riot control UAV is equipped with high-definition cameras, an infrared imager, and a set of paintball guns able to fire paint balls or pepper spray balls at unruly crowds. The Skunk was designed with the idea of controlling and deterring crowds without endangering the lives of security personnel. It is equipped with two HD cameras (a vendor name is not provided), as well as a FLIR infrared camera for night vision capabilities. >>>Read more

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Former VSD Editor James Carroll joined the team 2013.  Carroll covered machine vision and imaging from numerous angles, including application stories, industry news, market updates, and new products. In addition to writing and editing articles, Carroll managed the Innovators Awards program and webcasts.

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