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FLIR’s MUVE C360 for methane gas detection

Gas leaks are something that most people don’t think about –  until there is a problem.  For example: the major gas present in “natural gas” fuel, methane, is odorless and colorless, making methane gas detection difficult without special equipment. Methane gas leaks, however, are extremely serious: the gas is not …

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EHang Launches a Firefighting Drone for High-Rise Fires [VID…

EHang has had a great year.  Now, the world’s leading passenger drone platform is not introducing an entirely new aircraft, but a new application. EHang is launching a new version of the EHang 216 as a firefighting drone. EHang’s firefighting drone, the EHang 216F, is specially designed for high-rise firefighting. …

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Public Safety Drone Programs: Key Questions, Key Answers fro…

In a narrowly focused and carefully crafted survey, almost 300 U.S.-based, law enforcement, fire and emergency services personnel answered some critical questions about how public safety drone programs in the AIRT and DRONERESPONDERS Spring 2020 Public Safety UAS Survey. In a media briefing this morning,  Christopher Todd, Executive Director of …

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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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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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Telefónica Combines Drones with IoT Sensors for Wildfire War…

The combination of drones and wildfires isn’t usually a productive one. Emergency teams tasked with fighting them are often disrupted by opportunistic aerial photographers. But the technology has also proved to be a useful situational awareness for fire crews. Drones can cover ground quickly and provide an indication of a …

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Heliguy Allocates Huge Inventory For Full Stack: Drone Suppl…

Heliguy, the biggest DJI direct retailer in Europe, has launched Full Stack, a rolling, monthly enterprise service designed to reduce upfront costs for organizations adopting drone technology. So far Heliguy has allocated £1m worth of stock to help government bodies kick start and scale their enterprise drone programs. As part …

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Comparison: Parrot ANAFI Thermal Vs DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise D…

In the past six months, two interesting products have hit the market from the drone industry’s leading manufacturers, DJI and Parrot. Both aim to make aerial thermal imagery accessible and affordable. In December 2018, DJI launched the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, an iteration of the Mavic 2 Enterprise that swaps …

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Drones Optimize Notre Dame Firefighting Efforts

via WikiCommons licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International During the devastating fire last week that severely damaged the Notre Dame Paris, firefighters deployed DJI drones to help fight the blaze. According to French media, Parisian firefighters borrowed DJI Matrice 120 and Mavic Pro UAVs from the Ministry …

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