Tagged: Rescue

DroneDeploy Conference 2019 Brings Together Industry Visionaries

DroneDeploy, the leading enterprise-grade drone software solution, today announced the agenda for its DroneDeploy Conference 2019, which brings together experts from agriculture, cybersecurity, mining, oil & gas, search and rescue, transportation, UAV, and more to discuss the future of drones and drone solutions. The fourth annual two-day conference takes place

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uAvionix Offers Free pingRX ADS-B Receivers for Hurricane Dorian Recovery Efforts

uAvionix, designer and manufacturer of Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS) equipment for unmanned and manned aircraft, today announced is offering free pingRX Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) ADS-B receivers to first responders and UAS service organizations participating in rescue and recovery efforts associated with Hurricane Dorian. pingRX is a dual-frequency ADS-B

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Version 3 of Medical Rescue Rules released

The UAV Challenge Technical Committee have today released Version 3 of the Medical Rescue rules. The changes to the rules relate to requirements around vehicles landing and taking-off again at Outback Joe’s farm. Remember that Deliverable 1 is due in one weeks time! Get those entries in. Check out the

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DRS-M600 Parachute Safety Solution

Drone Rescue Systems GmbH’s new DRS-M600 Parachute Safety system was developed for use with DJI M600 and DJI M600pro drones, and because it meets all federal standards the Federal Aviation Administration can issue permits for drones equipped with the DRS-M600 system so they can be use over crowds.

Drone Rescue’s DRS-M600

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Drone Rescue Systems Supports Satellite Recovery Research

The parachute safety solution manufacturer Drone Rescue Systems GmbH supports the European research project Formation flight for in-Air Launcher 1st stage Capturing demonstration (FALCon). Under the leadership of DLR, research is being conducted on how launch vehicles can be returned to the launch site as efficiently as possible for re-use.

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Drone Rescue Systems GmbH cooperates with the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR)

The parachute safety solution manufacturer Drone Rescue Systems GmbH supports the European research project Formation flight for in-Air Launcher 1st stage Capturing demonstration (FALCon https://www.falcon-iac.eu/). Under the leadership of DLR, research is being conducted on how launch vehicles can be returned to the launch site as efficiently as possible for

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QinetiQ Supports NextGen Search and Rescue Missions

QinetiQ collaborates with the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to investigate how drone technology can strengthen their Search and Rescue missions. Small unmanned air systems are delivering disruptive change across the industry. Ten years ago what was predominantly a niche hobby, or military technology, has now found wide commercial

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Drone Rescue Systems is ‘Born Global Champion’ in Austria

The Foreign Trade Austria, Internationalization and Innovation Agency of the Austrian Economic Chamber named the parachute safety solution manufacturer Drone Rescue Systems “Born Global Champion” 2019. The award is presented every year to young Austrian companies with innovative products and success internationally. The award highlights Drone Rescue Systems’ and the

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New Command & Control Solution for SAR Operations

Based on the existing UgCS drone mission-planning software, the new Command & Control solution has been developed for efficient drone integration in search & rescue (SAR), police and security operations. Urgent missions involving multiple drones demand concerted action masterminded from a single command centre where all video streams, 3D maps,

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World’s Most Advanced Aerial Firefighting Surveillance Tool

Bridger Aerospace has integrated technologies from Ascent Vision Technologies (AVT) and Latitude to introduce the world’s most advanced aerial firefighting surveillance system. To tackle the country’s most extreme fires, the Gen V system will be used by Bridger’s highly skilled and trained team of operators to better support wildfire management

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SPH Engineering presents UgCS CC, the centralised drone live operations management solution

Riga, Latvia – July 24, 2019 – Based on the industry-leading UgCS drone mission-planning software, the new Command & Control solution has been developed for efficient drone integration in search & rescue (SAR), police and security operations. Urgent missions involving multiple drones demand concerted action masterminded from a single command

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Wildfires: Using Drone Back Burns

As firefighting efforts continue, crews are using new technology to help fight the fire. Video of helicopters and even a jumbo DC-10 fighting this fire with water drops have been seen many times, but there’s also a mini flying machine making a major difference by being another set of eyes

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Introducing the World’s Most Advanced Aerial Firefighting Surveillance Tool

Bridger Aerospace has integrated technologies from Ascent Vision Technologies (AVT) and Latitude to introduce the world’s most advanced aerial firefighting surveillance system. To tackle the country’s most extreme fires, the Gen V system will be used by Bridger’s highly skilled and trained team of operators to better support wildfire management

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DoD Small Business Grants for Drones’ R&D

The DoD invests up to $1 BILLION annually in funding and takes 0% equity for each investment. There are over a hundred funding opportunities; these are some of the topics: Topics for Drones TechnologyUnmanned Aerial System (UAS) Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF)Deep Reinforcement Learning Methods and Simulated Learning Environments for

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Air Force would like to call a drone for crew rescue

A pretty stiff set of requirements for a USAF crew rescue vehicle, they are not too worried about the noise or method of power. Develop and demonstrate a low cost aerial platform capable of transporting 2-4 military personnel (one in medical litter) with no onboard traditional pilot and capable of

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Learn What Drones Hollywood’s Finest Filmmakers Are Using

There’s lots of ways to get people excited about drones. You can talk about the huge benefits they’re already bringing to industries like search and rescue, transportation of medical supplies, package delivery, and land inspection. You can show them some of the brilliant documentary drone filmmaking that’s capturing everything from

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Rega Rescue Drone Searches Autonomously

At its Annual Media Conference, Rega presented a new type of aircraft for searching for missing persons: the newly developed Rega drone can autonomously scan large search areas and is equipped with various sensors, such as a thermal camera. As a result, in future, Rega will have at its disposal

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Outback Challenge – Medical Rescue

The next Outback Challenge task has been released. To take place in 2020 the next edition seems to include a second robot. One taken there by a flying one. This is going to be amazing! Not only do competitors have to fly 20 km to reach Outback Joe, injured in

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