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New Podcast Series Focused on Drones for Good, Public Safety…

The following is an AIRT and DRONERESPONDERS press release.  MIAMI, FL – The Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting Drones For Good™ and the official home of DRONERESPONDERS, today launched a new dual-program podcast series highlighting the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and related …

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AIRT and DRONERESPONDERS 2020 Drones in Public Safety Survey…

Research initiative will explore public safety drone program growth, impact of COVID-19, and other emerging topics surrounding Drones For Good MIAMI, FL – The Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), the leading 501(c)3 non-profit organization supporting Drones For Good™ and the official home of DRONERESPONDERS, today launched the Spring 2020 Pubic …

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Search and Rescue Drones: Finding a Cell Phone Signal, and a…

Image Provided by the Centrum Search and rescue drones have been used for several years now, and are incredibly effective at finding missing persons.  Using thermal imagery, searches for missing persons can continue in the dark and under ever more challenging conditions. This new search and rescue drone solution covers …

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China is Using Technology to Battle the Coronavirus – in Som…

The new strain of coronavirus is our current natural disaster, and drones and other new technology are being used to respond. As Covid-19’s first site of attack, China has led the battle against the Coronavirus, and it has turned to technology as a tool to help stop the spread of …

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Police Use Drone to Save Blind Man in Connecticut Forest

This is a stunning drones for good story – yet another example of drones saving lives.  Drones are undeniably an incomparable tool for search and rescue missions.  Not only can they cover maximum area quickly, when equipped with thermal imaging payloads drones can continue a search through the nighttime hours. …

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DRONERESPONDERS Lands in Latin America for Drone Safety Proj…

Courtesy: AIRT DRONERESPONDERS, billed as “the world’s fastest growing non-profit program supporting public safety UAS,” is bringing its message to Latin America. During a recent workshop in Bogota, Colombia, the group announced a partnership between APD Humanitario and DRONERESPONDERS parent group, Airborne Incident Response Team to launch a Spanish-language initiative …

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Transportation Secretary Chao at CES: Self-Driving Cars, Dro…

This morning. at CES, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and the U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios discussed the current state of innovation, and recent U.S. Department of Transportation initiatives to support the safe integration of new technologies into our country’s transportation systems. As we have moved from ports to …

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DroneLife Exclusive: Azur Drones – This Security Guard is On…

France’s Azur Drones offers a truly autonomous, drone in a box solution for security.  It’s a powerful and sophisticated system designed to secure critical infrastructure – and with European approval to fly autonomously beyond visual line of sight, Azur is poised to be Europe’s leading player in security drones. Azur …

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FLIR Unveils New StormCaster Payloads for SkyRanger and SkyR…

FLIR has unveiled a new line of unmanned aerial system payloads for its SkyRanger and SkyRaider drones. The new line launches with two multi-sensor products: StormCaster-T, which delivers continuous zoom and longwave infrared (LWIR) imaging, and StormCaster-L, which provides ultra-low-light imaging, tracking and mapping. Back in January, FLIR completed the …

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New York Sponsors “Fly-In” To Show How Drones Can be Used to…

As drones become more widely used for public safely applications, Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) and officials in New York sponsored a “Fly-In” to showcase and educate public officials on various public safety applications. As discussed in their recent press release: “NUAIR hosted its first New York UAS Public …

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