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Grand Canyon Park Rangers Use Drones to Search for Missing Hikers

Grand Canyon Park Rangers Use Drones to Search for Missing Hikers The Grand Canyon is the only national park with its own fleet of drones.  Rescue teams at the Grand Canyon enlisted the help of drones in an attempt to find two hikers who went missing in the national park, the Associated Press reports. This is the most serious use of drones…

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Verizon Drone To The Rescue

Verizon Drone To The Rescue

Verizon Drone To The Rescue: Company-Built Giant Unmanned Aircraft To Provide Network Service After Disasters Verizon, the vast network operator of United States, has come up with something new and effective for post-natural disaster situations. The company successfully launched a giant drone, which is the solution to the huge problem after any kind of natural disaster, i.e. cell phone network service….

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Drone tested by Albany sea rescuers

Drone tested by Albany sea rescuers

Drone tested by Albany sea rescuers at Salmon Holes set to help in emergencies The first test of drone technology to rescue people at sea in Western Australia has been hailed a success by volunteers in the Great Southern, who say it could help save lives. The experiment, led by the Albany Sea Rescue with no government involvement, was conducted…

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Lives Drones Have Saved Since 2013

Here’s How Many Lives Drones Have Saved Since 2013

How Many Lives Drones Have Saved Since 2013 Drones aren’t always mentioned in the same breath as saving lives, but a new report from one drone manufacturer says they should be. Civilian drones have been used to save at least 59 people in 18 different incidents around the world since 2013, DJI, a China-based company that manufacturers popular civilian drones,…

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SUV launches a drone to aid rescue workers

Land Rover's Project Hero SUV launches a drone to aid rescue workers

Land Rover’s Project Hero SUV launches a drone to aid rescue workers A specially outfitted Discovery was designed for the Austrian Red Cross. It’s no secret that drones are useful for surveying situations where it might be too dangerous for a human to tread. This includes tough terrain that search and rescue teams encounter and Jaguar Land Rover built a…

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Another Look At The Matrice 200 Series

Another Look At The Matrice 200 Series

The new Matrice 200 Series, is it the best yet from DJI? There are always a lot of opinions surrounding DJI. Most agree that they are dominating the industry and constantly work to develop the most innovative flight technology. With each new product launch, they are putting more distance between them and the competition. In typical DJI fashion, this past Sunday they launched…

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Automated rescue via drone

Automated rescue

Automated rescue A&M lab designs robots able to assist in search and rescue ops For well over a decade, the A&M Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) has been using state-of-the-art robots to aid rescue workers in search and rescue operations. The lab’s robots were deployed for the first time during the World Trade Center response, and have since…

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With drones against fire

With drones against fire

With drones against fire Latvian heavy-duty drone manufacturer Aerones Ltd., together with the fire and rescue team from Aizkraukle, conducted an experiment the world had never seen before. In this experiment, the “Aerones” drone was tested to fight possible fire accidents. The results proved that it is able to reach heights exceeding those of firefighter truck ladders, while the drone also has the capability to…

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Yuneec Unveils New Six-Rotor Drone

Yuneec H520 Drone

Yuneec Unveils New Six-Rotor Drone for Commercial Applications Yuneec International has announced the expansion of its commercial UAV offerings with the unveiling of the H520, an advanced multirotor drone for commercial applications. The H520 builds off Yuneec’s proven six-rotor platform and incorporates commercial-grade cameras and applications for high-end commercial use. The H520 offers longer flight time, greater payload, modular design and…

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