What began as a conservation-focused effort has branched out to include commercial operations conducted near Cape Town International Airport in South Africa, with daily patrols by unmanned aircraft thwarting thefts of equipment and property from railroads, a steel mill, and other industrial operations. In Botswana, flight operations recently began to protect elephants using the same core technology.
This year, Clyde Mallon – a guy with vast experience in the technological and digital realm of advertising – has been invited to be a judge at the Loeries. As every creative in South Africa knows, the Loeries are one of the most recognised awards for creative excellence in the advertising community, if not the most recognised.
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