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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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Search And Rescue App To First Responders

DJI And DroneSAR Bring Search And Rescue App To First Responders

DJI And DroneSAR Bring Search And Rescue App To First Responders Software Integrates Aerial Imagery Into Rescue Systems To Save Lives Article Source: DJI Newsroom November 3, 2016 – DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, and DroneSAR, the Irish tech start-up revolutionizing the search and rescue industry, on Thursday announced a new search and rescue app that…

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Faster Search And Rescue Responses With Drones

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DJI Documents Faster Search And Rescue Responses With Drones  Rigorous Studies Of Drones In Mountain Rescues Show Lifesaving Potential Source: DJI Newsroom September 8, 2016 – DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles, said Thursday that early search and rescue tests have found that a properly-equipped drone can find a missing person in a one-square-kilometer area within 20…

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AtlantikSolar UAV Completes Flight

AtlantikSolar UAV

AtlantikSolar UAV Completes Fully Autonomous 26-Hour Search and Rescue Flight Source: UST The team behind the AtlantikSolar UAV has announced that the aircraft has completed what is claimed to be the first-ever fully-autonomous (from launch to landing) solar-powered perpetual flight with significant payload (Color + Thermal Camera) in a 26-hour search-and-rescue mission. While previous 81-hour and 28-hour endurance record flights…

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Strike the right balance on drone policy

Rwanda Technology Health Drone

Strike the right balance on drone policy Article Source: Tim Day via Tech Crunch Photo Credit: Getty Images/ CYRIL NDEGEYA Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — more commonly referred to as drones — are on the cusp of a major commercial trial that has the power to save thousands of lives. This pilot program isn’t taking place in the Bay Area or Boise or Boston. Instead,…

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