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DJI and Rosenbauer Global Partnership Advances the Digitalization of Emergency Service Response

Emergency scenarios will be able to be dealt with quicker, more safely and more efficiently thanks to a new strategic partnership between DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, and Rosenbauer International AG, the world-leading manufacturer of fire service vehicles and firefighting equipment. From today, the

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QilingUAV C260 Forest Fire Fighter

QilingUAV C260 Forest fire extinguishing, hazardous chemical fire extinguishing, emergency rescue Aimed at the problems that traditional forest rescue fire extinguishing tools cannot effectively extinguish fires and people entering too dangerously, forest fire extinguishing has become a world problem. One team developed a forest fire extinguishing drone and fire extinguishing

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New research improves drone detection

Espoo, Finland (SPX) Mar 19, 2020 –

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), commonly known as drones, are widely used in mapping, aerial photography, rescue operations, shipping, law enforcement, agriculture, among other things. Despite great potential for improving public safety, use of drones can also lead to very undesirable situations, such as privacy

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How CRASAR uses Parrot drones in disaster response missions

The Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) was established in September 2001, and for two decades, the organization has helped emergency management agencies around the world respond to disasters with aerial, terrestrial, and marine robots. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, CRASAR first deployed unmanned aerial

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Bristow and Schiebel carry out UK’s first unmanned search and rescue aircraft trial

International aviation leader Bristow is carrying out the UK’s first trial of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for lifesaving operations in maritime and land environments, in partnership with Schiebel Group. Bristow is the provider of the HM Coastguard Search and Rescue Helicopter Service. Bristow is operating the Schiebel CAMCOPTER® S-100 system

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Bristow and Schiebel Perform UK’s First Unmanned SAR Trial

International aviation services provider Bristow is carrying out the UK’s first trial of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for lifesaving operations in maritime and land environments, in partnership with the Schiebel Group. Bristow is the provider of the HM Coastguard Search and Rescue Helicopter Service. Bristow is operating the Schiebel CAMCOPTER

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Aerial Firefighting North America 2020 Prepares for the Opening Next Week

Tangent Link’s Aerial Firefighting North America 2020 (AFF North America 2020) Conference and Exhibition is the must-attend event for anyone involved in the aerial firefighting domain. Hosted at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California between 4 and 5 March, the event features an array of presentations on a diverse range

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Integrator Extended Range Introduced at UMEX 2020

At UMEX 2020, Insitu-Boeing introduced Integrator Extended Range (Integrator ER), an enhanced version of the Integrator unmanned aircraft system (UAS). The Integrator ER is designed to perform a range of missions including maritime patrol, search-and-rescue (SAR), signal intelligence (SIGNIT), intelligence gathering, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and target designation missions. The

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SoftServe Showcases Drone Innovation for Autonomous Firefighting at MBZIRC 2020 Robotics Challenge

SoftServe, a leading digital authority and consulting company, will participate in the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC), a biennial international robotics competition, in collaboration with Czech Technical University to bring expertise and innovation in advancing drone algorithms to address new challenges. The competition is organized by Khalifa University

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Rules released for 2020 Airborne Delivery Challenge

We are excited to announce that the rules for the next Airborne Delivery Challenge have just been released. The event will take place on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th September 2020 at Dalby Model Aero Club, 743 Cecil Plains Road, Dalby, Queensland Australia. The adult Medical Rescue event will take

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Edgybees Helps Australia’s Firefighters

As fires rage across Australia, devastating regions and endangering wildlife, drones and related technologies have stepped up to help first response teams to combat and mitigate loss from the deadly flames. One such company is Edgybees, AR software platform that overlays key geo-spatial information onto live drone feeds to

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The Marseille’s Navy Firefighters Battalion acquires a fleet of Novadem NX70 micro-UAVs

In 2020, Novadem NX70 micro-UAVs will be used to support operations of the prestigious Marseille’s Navy Firefighters Battalion (BMPM). These UAVs will bring an aerial intelligence capacity, immediately available, and an operational added-value in a broad range of missions. Aix-en-Provence, January 15th, 2020. The Marseille’s Navy Firefighters Battalion will count

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FLYMOTION Helps Law Enforcement Leverage UAS for Situational Awareness

Drones are becoming an increasingly essential tool for incident commanders, providing critical visual information and improving situational awareness. For law enforcement, drones are helping police pinpoint the locations of active aggressors in order to protect officers and the public. For firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS), they help to safely

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Flying Christmas Tree

In Riga, Latvia, a drone carry a Christmas Tree has been flown by the local mobile operator, LMT, through the city, to much of the delight to onlookers. LMT, Latvian Mobile Telephone, has multiple drone-based projects, including an AI-powered rescue drone for emergency missions, as well as a joint

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Pierce Manufacturing and Fotokite announce an exclusive partnership to provide situational awareness systems to firefighters

Zurich, CH (December 17, 2019) – Pierce Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation Company (NYSE:OSK) and Fotokite announced today an exclusive partnership to provide vehicle-integrated aerial situational awareness products to firefighting and public safety teams. The exclusive partnership follows a joint product launch of the Pierce Situational Awareness System by Fotokite at

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GA-ASI Assists California Air National Guard with Fire Season

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is supporting the California Air National Guard (CA ANG) as they provide real-time reconnaissance for California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) firefighting operations in Southern California. CA ANG’s 163rd Attack Wing routinely performs aerial reconnaissance for firefighting missions using their Predator®

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Wayne Baker Joins DJI To Expand Drone Use In Public Safety

Retired Fire Chief Will Help Police, Fire And Rescue Agencies Develop Drone Programs November 5, 2019 – DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, welcomes retired fire chief Wayne Baker as its new Director of Public Safety Integration, enhancing the company’s support for the police,

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Norwegian UAS Consortium Performs 200km Flight Through Several Civilian Airspaces

A recent experimental flight proves that unmanned aircraft can be used not only for short round trips, but also for long distance operations from airfield to airfield. This opens up brand new possibilities for long-range drone applications such as surveillance, monitoring, search and rescue operations and applications within transportation. In

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Norwegian UAS consortium demonstrates pioneering 200km coastal long-distance flight

A recent experimental flight proves that unmanned aircraft can be used not only for short round trips but also for long-distance operations from airfield to airfield. This opens up brand new possibilities for long-range drone applications such as surveillance, monitoring, search and rescue operations and applications within transportation. In the

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Merlin to the rescue

One of our helicopter crews put their training to the test today in the rescue of a crashed aircraft – well a crashed model aeroplane – which had become lodged on top of a Cornish mine chimney. A few days before, the owner of the radio-controlled aeroplane watched in disbelief

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Colorado Drone Facility Paves Way for Public Safety Innovations

The Colorado Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting (CoE) Technodrome, a new drone-testing facility in Garfield County, Colorado, will help public safety professionals become certified drone users. But just as significant, the 7,000-square-foot space may give responders the opportunity to share situation-specific stories about their utilization of drones

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34 North Drones Shines at Sold Out SAREX 2019

A sold out crowd of over 450 attendees representing all 58 California Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue teams as well as California National Guard and CAL OES (California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services) were treated to three days of intense training, seminars and demonstrations in all facets of search and

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Camcopter S-100 Successful SAR Flight Trials in Norway

Schiebel successfully demonstrated the shipboard integration of its CAMCOPTER S-100 as well as its impressive search and rescue (SAR) capabilities to the Norwegian Coast Guard on board of the KV Svalbard from 16 to 27 September 2019. The outstanding flight trials included a successful search and rescue mission, where the

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In Flight Drone Battery Swap Lets Drones Fly Forever

Nothing is worse than your drone running out of battery; having to stop flying and replace it can really kill the fun. In other industries, like search and rescue, the consequences of downtime can be even more drastic. Luckily, researchers at UC Berkeley have been working on a solution to

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