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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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Maritime Search and Rescue

ScanEagle Drone and ViDAR for Maritime Search and Rescue

ScanEagle Drone and ViDAR for Maritime Search and Rescue Insitu’s ScanEagle platform has now close to one million flight hours. The Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) from Boeing’s wholly owned subsidiary recently completed a demonstration of its capacities to the Royal Navy as well as military and industry officials from across the globe. The ScanEagle drone from Insitu showcased its newest…

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Drones to the Search and Rescue

Drones to the Search-and-Rescue

Drones to the Search and Rescue Before joining AirMap as a product manager, I spent over four years as a search and rescue volunteer for San Diego Mountain Rescue in California. Both memorable and rewarding, the experience leveraged my background in mountaineering, military service, and first aid in a way that served my community. Alongside a close-knit, dedicated team of…

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New Cloud-Based UAV Platform

Easy Aerial GlobalARC drone platform

New Cloud-Based UAV Platform to aid Autonomous Search and Rescue Mouser Electronics, together with Easy Aerial and engineer Grant Imahara, has announced the launch of its newest entry in the Empowering Innovation Together program, Project First Responders, which features a cloud-based drone platform called GlobalARC for autonomous search and rescue. The drone project will be developed in the Mouser Innovation…

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