Search and Rescue

Florida Workshop Will Focus on Drones and Hurricanes

With hurricane season approaching, Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus is testing drones to assist save time and lives amid catastrophe. On July 14, the FlU Academy for International Disaster Preparedness will associate with native first responders and drone firm Airborne Response to conduct UAS workout routines in coordination with …

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South Korean Telecom Launches Airship Drone Platform

In an effort to bolster a nationwide 5G community, South Korean telecom big KT Corp will launch a brand new drone platform to supply cell communications facilities that may additionally remotely management different UAVs for search and rescue operations. Dubbed SKYSHIP, the platform features a helium-powered airship drone, cell floor …

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AT&T’s All-Weather Drone Takes Off In Time For Hurricane Sea…

Telecommunications big AT&T has been utilizing drones to offer connectivity to areas affected by pure disasters. Most not too long ago this occurred late final yr in Puerto Rico, the place AT&T’s Flying COWs (Cell on Wings) have been deployed to reconnect residents after the hurricane, offering wi-fi connectivity to prospects in …

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EENA & DJI Celebrate Drone Search and Rescue in Iceland

DJI and the European Emergency Number Association (EENA) have for 2 years been collaborating to see how drone know-how can be utilized by public security organizations. Today they introduced an growth of that partnership and celebrated a profitable drone-assisted rescue mission in Iceland. EENA is a Brussels-based NGO devoted to …

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AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian Award Finalists Announced

The Association for Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) has introduced eight finalists from the drone group for the inaugural AUVSI XCELLENCE Humanitarian Award. The award, sponsored by DJI, acknowledges 5 organizations and/or people which have used drone expertise for humanitarian or philanthropic good. Five winners shall be chosen from the …

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Charity Donates Drone to Alabama Sheriff for Search-and-Resc…

Christmas got here early for Alabama legislation enforcement after a non-profit donated a search-and-rescue drone final week. According to a report within the Montgomery Advertiser, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s workplace acquired a DJI Inspire drone from the Alzheimer’s and Autism Outreach Group to help the division in emergency responses – …

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