Paladin

We deploy autonomous drones to 911 calls. Our software gives first…

Autonomous drones for first response - looking for video engineers that want to help first responders save lives

Location
Houston, TX / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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Divyaditya Shrivastava
Divyaditya Shrivastava
Founder

About the role

Paladin deploys autonomous drones to 911 calls. Our first drone, Knighthawk, arrives on the scene of an emergency in under 90 seconds and gives first responders a live overhead view of the scene before they arrive, helping reduce response times and increase situational awareness. Knighthawk is a fully autonomous LTE drone with unlimited range, a 55 minute battery life, and is responding to over 130 calls each week across several cities. Over the next decade, our tech will be in every city across the world helping first responders save lives.

We’re hiring a video engineer who wants to build products that save lives. Knighthawk live streams a 1080p video over LTE/Cellular, and we want to keep building better compression and decompression algorithms to increase quality and decrease latency. Today, we can stream 1080p at <200ms, but want to make it even lower and find a way to do this via 4k video as well. We’ll have succeeded when we can control a drone from a laptop as if it’s a first-person-view game! Experience with streaming formats such as WebRTC, HLS, RTMP are great, as well as experience with FFMPEG, OpenCV, etc. Experiencing working on embedded devices is a plus!

Why you should join Paladin

Paladin deploys autonomous drones to 911 calls. Our first drone, Knighthawk, arrives on the scene of an emergency in under 90 seconds and gives first responders a live overhead view of the scene before they arrive, helping reduce response times and increase situational awareness. Knighthawk is a fully autonomous LTE drone with unlimited range, a 55 minute battery life, and is responding to over 130 calls each week across several cities. Over the next decade, our tech will be in every city across the world helping first responders save lives.

Paladin
Founded:2018
Team Size:7
Location:Houston, TX
Founders
Divyaditya Shrivastava
Divyaditya Shrivastava
Founder