Tag Archives: Search-and-Rescue

Last week’s sea rescue of Australian swimmers by an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is just the start of a robotics revolution

On Jan. 18, an Australian lifeguard piloted a drone over the turbulent ocean off the far north coast of New South Wales to rescue two teens in distress. As thrilling as it was to watch a tiny drone drop a … Continue reading

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Mesa Fire leads way in use of drones

Mesa Fire and Medical Department is a pioneer in the use of drones to respond to emergency situations, and its pilots have evolved into a valuable resource for first responders and municipalities across Arizona. While many of the department’s pilots … Continue reading

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Watch This Drone Find a Woman Lost in a North Carolina Cornfield

Folks, when it comes to search-and-rescue, drones are one of the most invaluable tools we currently have. unmanned aerial vehicles can reach vantage points previously only available via helicopter—which costs time as well as money—and can be modified with thermal … Continue reading

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Stearns County deputies tap drones for aerial searches

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office is the latest law enforcement agency in Minnesota to deploy drones to help track fleeing suspects or missing people. The county purchased the drone earlier this year and has already used it to find a … Continue reading

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