Tagged: Rescue

Garuda Aerospace deploys emergency delivery drones designed for Swiggy to support Assam flood rescue efforts

India’s largest drone start-up Garuda Aerospace has deployed White Knight Delivery Drones in Assam to support the state disaster management department’s rescue efforts amid the ongoing floods and landslide situation. “Garuda’s White Knight drones were used extensively during Covid pandemic lockdown to deliver medicines and emergency supplies in ISRO, Sriharikota

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Drone Laws in Arizona

Arizona has drone flight laws on a federal, state, and local level. The state rules regulate drone flights such that pilots should stay away from manned aircraft, firefighters, and police vehicles. The local ordinances limit where you can fly in various Arizona parks and cities.

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Drones in Firefighting

Flown in the grizzled hands of FAA Part 107 certificated firefighters, drones are highly capable tools and many firefighters have come to rely on the information they provide during and after a major fire incident.

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Airwards hosts panel with CAA-UK, Royal Mail, Sellafield, SkyBound Rescuer, Ajuno

LONDON, 20 May 2022: Yesterday (19 May 2022), government, drone industry and business leaders came together at the first of Airwards’ event series: ‘The Future of the Stenosphere’. Panellists from the CAA-UK, Royal Mail, Sellafield, SkyBound Rescuer and Ajuno explored the topic of ‘Accelerating drone adoption’, in an interactive two-hour

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NIST Launches Prize Challenge to improve Unmanned Aircraft in Indoor Search and Rescue Scenarios

The First Responder UAS Indoor Challenge is the agency’s sixth prize competition aimed at advancing the use of unmanned aircraft systems indoors for first responder situational awareness. BOULDER, Colo. — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is launching a new prize competition series to

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Drone Rescue Systems

Auterion, the company building an open and software-defined future for enterprise drone fleets, is excited today to welcome Drone Rescue Systems to the growing Auterion ecosystem. Drone Rescue Systems safety solutions combine an autonomous parachute with emergency blackbox and data storage, to provide enterprise drone operators with an

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NUAIR with Smart Systems Cluster Submits Build Back Better Regional Challenge (BBBRC) Application

CenterState CEO and a coalition of 57 public, private, nonprofit, academic and for-profit entities across Central New York and the Mohawk Valley joined together to submit a phase two application for the Build Back Better Regional Challenge (BBBRC), a central component of the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s American Rescue Plan.

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VEON to Share Augmented Intelligence Platform with Mobile Operators to Help Save Lives and Support Communities

Search and Rescue Drone Technology Extended to Help Communities Through Environment and Infrastructure Monitoring VEON, Euronext Amsterdam, a global digital operator that provides mobile connectivity and services, today announces its intention to share access to its Augmented Intelligence Platform capabilities and know-how with the international mobile operator community. VEON is

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Hydraulic Hybrid Multicopter Can Fly Up to 900 km

Edinburgh’s Flowcopter is developing long-range heavy-lift drones to help helicopter operators optimize freight, surveying, and search & rescue operations. The heavy-lift drones will run aviation-certified combustion engines that will drive digital displacement pumps – designed for harsh environments – providing control bandwidth to fly. With their help, it is possible

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Iris Automation, as a partner in the City of Reno’s FAA BEYOND program, receives FAA approval to fly automated drones without visual observers

Testing the potential use of UAS during river rescue operations takes a significant next step beyond visual line of sight. Iris Automation, on behalf of the City of Reno and the Reno Fire Department (RFD), received the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) approval to fly a small drone autonomously beyond the

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Flowcopter – hydraulic propulsion

Not often I am impressed, but I am impressed! Flowcopter is developing a heavy-lift drone product to help helicopter operators optimise freight, surveying and search & rescue operations. Based on its novel, patented transmission technology, Flowcopter’s product will offer a step-change in the capabilities of today’s heavy-lift drones in robustness,

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Robotics Centre and Smith Myers announce small drone payload to find and reach mobile phones during Search & Rescue Operations

Integration of ARTEMIS mobile phone detection technology on Echo SAR payload will enable responders to locate and communicate with any cellular device; Marks first time this life-saving technology is available on small UAVs; New payload built for use on the Teledyne FLIR SkyRaider and SkyRanger Unmanned Aerial Systems Robotics Centre,

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Flights Help ‘Teach’ Drones to Navigate the World

If small, unmanned aircraft could be made smarter and more independent, they could help firefighters and other responders do even more in the wake of natural disasters. In December 2021, NASA’s Scalable Traffic Management for Emergency Response Operations activity, or STEReO, ran early flight tests of technology the team is

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Bantec’s Drone USA Receives Purchase order to Ultra High-Tech Thermal Drone to a Coastal New Jersey Fire Department

Bantec, Inc. (OTCPINK: BANT) (“Bantec” or the “Company”), Bantec, Inc., a product and services company, announces that its subsidiary Drone USA received a purchase order to supply a New Jersey Fire Department with a search and rescue thermal imaging drone. Michael Bannon, Bantec’s Chairman and CEO stated: “We envision drones

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Scotland’s Mountain Rescue Teams Turn to Drones

Scotland’s mountain rescue teams have begun using sophisticated drones to search for injured and missing climbers lost in often dangerous and isolated terrain across the Highlands. The drones, weighing just under a kilo, can be fitted with torches, heat-detecting cameras, loudspeakers and even radio handsets, enabling rescuers to search inaccessible

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Amphibious Drones can Help Fight Wildfires

In the plains of central Spain, just about 90 minutes south of Madrid, a firefighting robot is taking flight. With two engines, a smooth underbelly, and a construction straight out of World War II’s Atlantic theater, the Singular Aircraft Flyox is a drone designed as an aerial workhorse on land

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SwRI successfully demonstrated drone autonomy technology at 2021 EnRicH hackathon

During the EnRicH 2021 European Robotics Hackathon, Southwest Research Institute’s unmanned aircraft system (UAS) explored and mapped the interior of a nuclear power plant, detecting radiation sources — autonomously without the aid of a human pilot. SwRI’s UAS, or drone, technology can potentially assist in life-saving search-and-rescue missions and hazardous

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Vira M-450f ARK

Vira M-450f – an automatic drone for rescue services The system consists of: vehicle for transportation of rescuers and special equipment. An unmanned vehicle (OPTIONALLY controlled from a remote console) vertical takeoff and landing, both on land and on water, with a maximum take-off weight of up to 450 kg

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Schiebel Conducts Successful SAR Trials in the Arctic

Schiebel, together with Andøya Space Defence, successfully demonstrated the capabilities of the CAMCOPTER S-100 on board the coast guard vessel KV Nordkapp in Norwegian waters. The purpose of the trials was to demonstrate the embarked Search and Rescue (SAR) and maritime surveillance capabilities of the CAMCOPTER S-100 in the environmental

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Grand Farm applauds Legislature and Governor’s work to invest in North Dakota entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology

Fargo, ND – Grand Farm, led by Emerging Prairie, applauds the work of the North Dakota Legislature and Governor Burgum to invest federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds into the state in ways that will support and bolster entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology through the passage and signing of State

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Drone Operator to Rescue Dogs from Spanish Volcano

A Spanish drone operator on Tuesday received permission to try to rescue three emaciated dogs trapped near a volcano in the Canary Islands, by catching them with a remote-controlled net and flying them out over a stream of lava. The three dogs have been stranded for weeks in an abandoned

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UMS Skeldar’s V-200 Completes Successful Flight Trials in Finland

KELDAR V-200 successfully demonstrates its naval capabilities performing day and night search and rescue missions from Finnish ship Turva using fully automatic take-off and landing (ATOL) as part of the ongoing Finnish Border Guard Valvonta2 project UMS Skeldar’s V-200 has successfully completed five-day long surveillance flight trial demonstrations aboard the

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