Fire and Police

DJI Announces Partnership with Rosenbauer: Digitalization of…

DJI has been a leader in the use of drones for emergency response, forming key partnerships with large firefighting operations around the world to expand use cases and explore new applications.  Now, DJI announces a partnership with Rosenbauer International AG, the global leader in the manufacture of firefighting vehicles and …

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Skyfire Acquires Viking UAS to Tackle COVID Drone Ops

Courtesy: Skyfire Skyfire Consulting has acquired a majority stake in Viking UAS, a drone design and manufacturing company operating in the military research sector. A Skyfire press release says the Maine-based company will work on drone solutions for “sectors such as public safety, infrastructure and last-mile delivery for coronavirus-related medical …

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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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Commercial UAV Expo Wants You To Speak at Their Events in Th…

Have a story to tell about your use of drones or the technologies that make the applications better?  Commercial UAV Expo Americas and Commercial UAV Expo Europe just announce a call for speakers for their 2020 events.  Topics of interest include both vertical market segments (Agriculture,  Inspection, Mining, etc.) and/or  …

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Global Public-Safety Project Wants Data-driven Drones During…

Courtesy of ResponDrone A global consortium focusing on public-safety drones asked first responders what they wanted in UAV systems. The response? It’s all about the data. ResponDrone, an international project co-funded by the EU and the Korean government, recently surveyed first responders at a “Design Thinking” workshop in Greece last …

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XPONENTIAL 2020: Conference Event will Focus on Drones for F…

Source: AIRT The world’s largest drone-industry event is teaming up with a major public-safety non-profit to create a new conference event that may literally save lives. The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International and the Airborne International Response Team announced this week an inaugural co-located program designed to unite and …

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Drones in Public Safety: Real Life Crime Scene Investigation…

An inside look as a team of drone and law enforcement experts explain the real life challenges of capturing precise aerial images of crime scenes at night. As part of DRONELIFE’s participation in the FAA’s Drone Safety Awareness Week, DRONELIFE will feature stories according to the themes outlined.  Today, we …

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