Search And Rescue

Search And Rescue

A new nano drone technology based on AI will help frontline troops gain situational awareness in even the most difficult conditions. SnapShot aerial camera...

Air mobility in the urban airspace has a lot in common with search and rescue missions, as proved by an exercise conducted in the...
rescue simulator

During large-scale crises, operational failures are caused in communications networks. While commercial networks play a crucial role in traditional mass-alert solutions, circumstantial vulnerabilities can...

A flying car initiative of the US Air Force has the potential to save lives or deliver critical equipment, all while decreasing the service's...
satellite information

Thanks to their ability to take pictures and send video from a privileged position of remote locations, unmanned aerial vehicles are well suited for...
snake robot

PhoSnake robots can use their many internal degrees of freedom to thread through tightly packed volumes accessing locations that people, dogs, and machinery otherwise...
photo illus. first responders by Pixabay

Tracking survivors in the aftermath of a disaster or during an emergency event is a major challenge for first responders, especially in an indoors...
disaster

Search and rescue teams rely on quickly locating where critically injured people are to ensure fast and safe recovery. Not knowing where a victim...
first responders

Law enforcement and public safety agencies are realizing the potential of using drones to enhance their missions. Drones can do everything from gathering information...

New technologies and concepts in the security, law enforcement and preparedness fields were showcased and discussed at the MILIPOL 2021 exhibition held last week...
mini drone

Typically, drones require wide-open spaces because they’re neither nimble enough to navigate confined spaces nor robust enough to withstand collisions in a crowd.  A team...

Cell towers are often taken offline when a natural disaster strikes, and the result is a lack of communication, making it harder for people...

The emergency response system was built on the limited context a phone call can provide, which often delays dispatch and under-informs first responders. Public...
surveillance uav

UAVs are truly effective if they can collect sensor data resulting in actionable intelligence. A new long-endurance surveillance drone that can provide these capabilities...

The US Navy is looking for the next-generation maritime strike helicopter, as a successor to the Navy’s MH-60 Seahawk and MQ-8 Fire Scout.  The Navy’s...
photo illus. first responders by Pixabay

The top requirement and priority from first responders has consistently been the ability to locate and track human resources and assets when they go...

Changing shape between ground and aircraft modes can be a substantial advantage for unmanned vehicles. The Pegasus drone series is a hybrid air/ground drone...

From devastating wildfires to hurricane disasters and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there is a growing need to push actionable information out quickly to the...
photo illus. first responders by Pixabay

Creativity and innovation fuel the development of new technological solutions. An institutional catalyst is often required to create the right environment and motivate innovation....
first responders communication

In emergency situations, whether it is a mass school shooting attack or a search for survivors following an earthquake, every second has critical consequences,...

Record attendance from more than 100 states is already evident at the INNOTECH 2020 international conference broadcast for cyber, HLS, and innovation, organized by...

A team composed of a fully autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and a search and rescue canine demonstrated a unique collaboration without intervention from...