Business News: Fidelity Uses Drones To Track Criminal Activity In Gated Estates ▷ News from South Africa

– Fidelity, South Africa’s largest private security company, is deploying a squadron of drones, controlled by qualified pilots, to monitor the grounds in Johannesburg

– The two-month test is carried out in collaboration with the UDS Group, which owns drones with electro-optical and infrared sensors

– Fidelity’s mobile command center, which is deploying its armed forces, will monitor the drones

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Fidelity, a South African private security agency, is currently investigating security goods in Johannesburg using drones as part of a pilot program to help locate criminals more quickly. The process began in the Fourways area and is expected to expand to other suburbs and malls in August.

With almost 60,000 employees at 160 contact points and depots in the region, South Africa’s largest private security company is using air technology to improve its protection for residential buildings.

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Loyalty with drones to track criminal activity in SA security goodsFidelity launches an initiative to use drones to track criminal activity. Pictured: Bruce Bennett
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According to a report by Business Insider, drones have historically been used by Fidelity to protect commercial assets like pipelines and cables.

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According to a report by Business Tech, according to Wahl Bartmann, CEO of Fidelity Services Group, the offering includes a mobile command center with a trained drone pilot and a fully equipped, state-of-the-art drone.

“We believe that drones and the use of a mobile drone team are not only a highly effective visible deterrent for criminals, but also help to instantly detect and locate criminal elements as soon as an outside area of ​​a property has been breached or in any scenario Suspects are at large on a security lot, “he said.

In other South African business news, Tiger Brands has allocated R100 million to help entrepreneurs in the food and beverage sector. The fund aims to offer capital to entrepreneurs who are either directly or indirectly related to the food and beverage sector.

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In this way, Tiger Brands can enter new areas and expand their portfolio, which currently consists of ace cornmeal, jungle oats, oros and other well-known household foods.

The fund gives Tiger Brands first preference on opportunity as it hopes to co-launch new product categories with other companies to further grow the business.

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