Tagged: Rescue

China’s CH-4 to be Deployed for Firefighting

A CH-4 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also known as a “rainbow drone,” will officially enter service to monitor forest fires in northeast China, following a deal inked between the regional forestry authority and the drone’s manufacturer in Beijing on Nov. 19, 2017. The drone’s deployment will enhance fire monitoring in

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Centralized Drone Management for First Responders

SPH Engineering has launched its UgCS centralized drone management solution for Police, Search and Rescue, Firefighter and Security Service Command centers for efficient drone implementation in first response and surveillance operations. UgCS centralized drone management solution enables Command center operators to track on map real-time position of the drones used

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UgCS Centralised Drone Management system for Command centres

SPH Engineering launches UgCS centralized drone management solution for Police, Search and Rescue, Firefighter and Security Service Command centers for efficient drone implementation in first response and surveillance operations. The solution will be presented at MiliPol 2017. UgCS centralized drone management solution enables Command center operators to track on map

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Argentine Air Force Develops Domestic Drones

The Argentine Air Force is developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with next generation equipment for surveillance, control, and search-and-rescue operations. The Aukán and Vigía 2B prototypes, currently in the evaluation phase, are the result of joint efforts from two bodies of the Argentine Air Force: the Directorate General for Research

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Drone Equipped with Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

To bring technically advanced solutions for surveyors, land engineers, researchers, rescue service providers and sappers – SPH Engineering – the developer of leading drone mission planning software UgCS and Radarteam Sweden AB – the manufacturer of Ground Penetrating Radars completed test flights combining Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV, drone) and GPR

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MQ-9 Supports Fire Fighting Efforts in Northern California

The California Air National Guard’s 163d Attack Wing operating out of March Air Reserve Base is using MQ-9 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), with full-motion video (optical and infra-red) and ground imaging Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capability, in support of CAL FIRE’s firefighting efforts in Northern California. SAR is able to

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See through the surface of ground, ice or any structure with a drone equipped with Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Riga – October 17, 2017 – To bring technically advanced solutions for surveyors, land engineers, researchers, rescue service providers and sappers – SPH Engineering – the developer of leading drone mission planning software UgCS and Radarteam Sweden AB – the manufacturer of Ground Penetrating Radars completed test flights combining Unmanned

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UAVOS unmanned helicopters to operate in tropical climes

UAVOS INC. demonstrated to the representatives of the Army and the special operation forces of Indonesia an unmanned aerial complex with a gasoline-powered helicopter UVH-29E. Officials and experts from the Indonesian Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB), the National Search and Rescue Agency Republic of Indonesia (Basarnas), the National Agency for Combating

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Telemedicine: Drone Integrates Holographic Technology to Connect Doctors, Lifesaving Drugs to Survivors

A telemedical drone system with holographic technology can quickly put emergency physicians and lifesaving medical supplies in the hands of disaster survivors. The Telemedical Drone Project, known as HiRO (Health Integrated Rescue Operations), was presented Monday at OMED 17 in Philadelphia, the nation’s largest conference for osteopathic physicians. This latest

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Drone Remotely Monitors Human Vital Signs

In a development hailed as step forward for search and rescue technology, researchers in Australia have used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to measure the vital signs of people on the ground. Working in collaboration with the country’s Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, the team from the University of South

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ScanEagle with Geographic Information Systems for Fighting Wildfires

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, together with Esri, the world leader in spatial analytics, successfully completed test flights on a revolutionary new way to support firefighting efforts using state-of-the-art software for firefighters and first responders. The flights were held at the Warm Springs, Oregon, Federal Aviation Administration

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Insitu Demonstrates Revolutionary UAV Integrated with GIS for Fighting Wildfires

Insitu, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, together with Esri, the world leader in spatial analytics, successfully completed test flights on a revolutionary new way to support firefighting efforts using state-of-the-art software for firefighters and first responders. The flights were held at the Warm Springs, Oregon, Federal Aviation Administration

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Drone Volt rescues Aerialtronics

DRONE VOLT, a major French manufacturer of professional drones, has announced that it will take the majority control of the main assets of the the Dutch company, Aerial Group B.V. (“AERIALTRONICS”) This strategic operation is the perfect complement to DRONE VOLT’s technological expertise and production capacity in order to strengthen

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Mobilicom Integrates SkyHopper Drone Data Link with Aero Sentinel rescue platforms

Mobilicom Ltd. developer of 4G Mobile MESH private networking technology has secured an additional design win for SkyHopper PRO with international manufacturer of tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) Aero Sentinel. Tel Aviv-based Aero Sentinel is a manufacturer of civil and homeland security drones that cater to a broad range of

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Nokia’s New Drone is a UFO

Nokia has registered “OVNI”* with the European Union Intellectual Property Office as a name for its drones, which are classified as telecommunications devices for civilian and military use. Nokia has big plans for drones, having announced early in the year that it was using them for search and rescue operations.

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Daytona Beach Police Department, Embry-Riddle Announce New Aviation Program

by Ginger Pinholster | Interim Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), or “drones” will soon help Daytona Beach police officers and firefighters find lost nursing-home residents and assess hazardous areas following hurricanes or other disasters. A new aviation program has been launched by

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UAVs Get Vision for GPS-Denied Navigation

When a firefighter, first responder or soldier operates a small, lightweight flight vehicle inside a building, in urban canyons, underground or under the forest canopy, the GPS-denied environment presents unique navigation challenges. In many cases loss of GPS signals can cause these vehicles to become inoperable and, in the worst

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Drones reporting for work

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When a firefighter, first responder or soldier operates a small, lightweight flight vehicle inside a building, in urban canyons, underground or under the forest canopy, the GPS-denied environment presents unique navigation challenges. In many cases loss of GPS signals can cause these vehicles to

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UAS for Search and Rescue

Looking through the Trees

When an autistic 11-year-old on his bike went missing with his dad’s rifle this past August, Alaska State Troopers had a problem. They couldn’t activate their normal search-and-rescue protocols because a gun was involved; they didn’t want to take a chance of putting search crews in danger.

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Dubai Investment Fund Rescues CybAero

The Dubai-based investment fund group Bracknor has come to the financial rescue of CybAero Ab, the Sweden-based and Nordic leader in the production of remotely piloted military and civilian aircraft systems. CybAero has signed a debt-refinancing deal with Bracknor that will ease a critical working-capital burden that threatened to destabilize

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Arrest Made in Drone Flights Over Arizona Fires

A 54-year-old Prescott Valley man suspected of flying a drone that grounded Goodwin Fire firefighting efforts last week has been arrested. The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office reported Saturday that Gene Alan Carpenter was arrested on charges of endangerment and unlawful operation of an unmanned aircraft. Carpenter is accused of

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Unmanned Boat to Carry UAS at China Tech Fair

Chinese unmanned boats will carry UAVs and underwater drones in rescue missions and anti-terrorism operations. The 3rd China Military and Civilian Integration Expo will feature unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and driverless cars. Shenzhen Portability & Precision Technology Co. Ltd features surveillance and strike drone Qingzhun, and the CH series and

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Firefighting and prevention with drones

Every year, the outrageous results that are produced by uncontrolled fires become evident. For this reason, aviation and safety authorities from the different European Member States and the whole world are investing a lot of resources on firefighting and prevention. Nowadays, Spain already has in some of its regions a

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