GPS jammers quietly enter people’s lives

On Saturday, more than 40 drones participating in professional light shows fell from the sky after GPS signals used in Hong Kong were blocked. The incident cost approximately HK$1 million (US$127,500) and is currently under criminal investigation. Sky Magic used a series of customized programs for indoor and outdoor light shows, which confirmed the incident, but declined to discuss the details of what happened because the investigation is still ongoing. The company has offices in the UK and Singapore and said it will provide more information after the investigation is completed.

According to Asian media reports, the drone was part of a show of 100 drones, which was cancelled due to third-party intervention. The performance was held concurrently with the annual Hong Kong Wine and Food Festival. The scheduled performance will last 7 minutes and will include 100 rotorcraft and LED lights to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the festival and the outline of the number 10.

During a show on Saturday, October 27th, these drones disappeared. The performance has been completed on Thursday and Friday. The organization said in a press release: “After preliminary inspection, the GPS signal from the drone was interfered by a third party, and the committee immediately reported the problem to the police.” Anthony Liu, the executive director of the Hong Kong Tourism Association, told the Morning Post Said: “These professional drones have adopted technology that can bring them back to the origin of takeoff,” but the signal is so strong. It seems so much. “Liu said that the initial investigation by the police ruled out the possibility of the machine being hacked. “They (the police) worked with us and our sales staff all night, and studied various possibilities, and concluded that it was not The hacker, “Liu” is because someone has a gps jammer . “

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