It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s a tasing drone?
This past week at SXSW, a technology organization showed us one of the many ways that drones can be used for good.
William Hurley, co-founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, informed CNN that this drone testing was part of their new study, Project C.U.P.I.D., which stands for chaotic, unmanned, personal, intercept, drone.
Hurley stated that there has been a lot of work with drones that has not been managed properly.
His goal with Project C.U.P.I.D. is to raise awareness and show how we can use drones responsibly.
Drones have the potential to deliver urgent EMS packages, help find missing children, as well as help protect our police officers.
It could take hours to search a 10 mile radius for a missing child or stolen car, but with drones, search time could possibly be shortened to half an hour.
According to reports, the taser drone has the technology to be deployed once an intruder sets off an alarm.
The drone will then find and target the intruder and send a text to the owner that says “detain” or “authorize.”
If you select “detain,” the drone can tase the intruder up to 80,000 volts and detain them until authorities arrive.
This would not only benefit home owners, but would be great for the safety of police officers as well.
Drones could be deployed to go after a gunman running or even someone who is holding others hostage.
While many drones can be used to violate our privacy, the hope of Chaotic Moon Studios is to show the public how they can also be used for our protection.