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NY Deploys Drones In Woods, Beaches To Protect Environment

Unmanned drones are helping New York state environmental workers respond to oil spills and discover remote bat hibernation sites. The Department of Environmental Conservation said Monday they have 22 unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, deployed around the state. Officials say … Continue reading

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UAV-Mounted Laser Helps Detect Gas Leaks in Hurricane Area

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Heath Consultants Inc. and Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) recently demonstrated the usefulness of drone-mounted, laser-based leak detection for emergency response. The remote methane leak detector unmanned aerial vehicle (RMLD-UAV) was deployed to inspect underground … Continue reading

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Honeywell and Intel launch drone industrial inspection service

The new service can also be used for routine inspections, such as inspecting high power lines or pipelines that are leaking, Brown said. “We can use drones to get high up for close up inspections with skilled utility workers still … Continue reading

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DRONES COULD SAVE US FROM DISASTER IN THE FUTURE

If launching drones to identify and even rescue victims of behemoth storms such as Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma is the future, then we’re living in it. Anything that travels on land is bound to get more than soggy when … Continue reading

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