Halifax Fire debuting new drones to keep crews out of danger

Halifax Fire debuting new drones to keep crews out of danger

20 firefighters are learning to operate drones that have thermal-imaging cameras 20 firefighters are learning to operate drones that have thermal-imaging cameras By Elizabeth McMillan, Three people will help operate each drone: one will pilot, a second operator will be there to assist and another will be in the field watching the drone and communicating back to the pilot. (CBC) Members of Halifax’s fire department are spending the week learning […]

Continue reading

Digital Eyes ‘See’ What People Are Up To

Digital Eyes ‘See’ What People Are Up To

Among other transformation, the Internet of Things will, in effect, create a lot more of what I view as digital eyes . Various types of sensors and tracking devices already are being deployed so that distant viewing of people or their activities can be remotely captured. Numerous examples of this have made some headlines recently. For example, a drone went missing in Orem, Utah, this week. The drone earlier had […]

Continue reading

Researchers show off medical drones

Researchers show off medical drones

RAYMOND, Miss. – Researchers say they hope small helicopter drones can bring medical care to areas after severe weather or mass shootings. They showed off models Tuesday at John Bell Williams Airport in Raymond. A partnership between William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Hinds Community College drone program is developing what’s called the Health Integrated Rescue Operation. The partners are working with the U.S. Department of Homeland […]

Continue reading

Innovations from the 2016 Commercial UAV expo

Innovations from the 2016 Commercial UAV expo

The UAV industry is gathering speed during the last few years and the meeting of enthusiasts that occurred recently at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the Commercial UAV Expo was the biggest proof of that. It was a great opportunity to discuss the challenges the industry is facing and show great innovations in the sphere. In this post, we will give you a little glimpse of each of […]

Continue reading