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Hiker rescued after attempting to summit Pikes Peak from Bottomless Pit

MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – Rescuers helped get a climber to safety after an attempt to summit Pikes Peak failed Tuesday. El Paso County Search and Rescue rescues a climber from the north face of Pikes Peak on Aug. 20, 2019. (Photo: EPCSAR) El Paso County Search and Rescue pointed out that this was not the…

Coastguard wants drones to find people lost at sea

Drones could be used to patrol 11 miles of coast as part of search and rescue operations ANDREW MATTHEWS/PA Drones will be used to search for people lost at sea while cracking down on pollution from ships. A network of small unmanned devices will eventually be stationed on the coastline to provide a rapid response unit…

How 5G can save lives by aiding first responders

Drones, AR firefighter helmets, artificial intelligence and connected officers: First responder tech has already arrived. Here’s what 5G will add to it. AR and thermal imaging in the Qwake C-Thru mask could help firefighters better navigate burning buildings. Qwake 5G could mean the difference between night and day for firefighters. With smoke, flames and a claustrophobic…

A Day in the Life of… Laurence Opdam, Clogwork Technologies Ltd

As a Director of a young UAV manufacturer company, my role is diverse and I love the fact that I learn new things every day. This week I mostly focused on Business Development. Clogworks Technologies was delighted to be invited at the National Drone Emergency Services Practitioners day in Lancashire on the 11th of July….

Spain deploys drones to monitor traffic blackspots

Drones will gather evidence on driving offences and assist emergency services The DGT is buying 20 more drones to be used for patrols and traffic control.  Spain’s traffic authorities are deploying drones to help tackle drivers breaking the law as the annual August exodus begins.   The General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) said it had…

Kellogg’s farmers trial DroneAg’s scouting platform

Kellogg’s is trialling DroneAg’s scouting platform as part of its Origins project, a community of grain farmers across Europe put together for sustainable and natural farming practices. The cereal giant says it wants the partnership with DroneAg to further push boundaries and assess if greater efficiency can be brought into crop analysis and inputs at…

Five Myths About Drones in Business (and Why They’re Just Myths)

The business value of drone technologies is increasing, according to CompTIA’s new Drone Market report, along with the opportunity for solution providers to create innovative solutions around unmanned aerial systems (UAS) that solve real business problems. But there are still a lot of myths and misconceptions about what drones do and how they do it. All…

High flying data collection with drones

Matthew Greaves, founder of Drones on Demand, tells Johanna Hamilton AMBCS about his IT career facilitating transformative change and how he discovered a whole new data solution in the form of drones. As a mountain rescue volunteer, Matthew Greaves believed there had to be a better solution than sending out a helicopter every time a…

Drones: How UAVs are changing the construction industry

While technology advances in the construction sector promise faster and more efficient working practices, productivity levels remain a thorn in the side for many European contractors. Delegates at the forthcoming InterGeo in Stuttgart will see the latest in drone and drone software technology Telematics, machine control, robotics and a myriad safety and uptime improvements can’t…