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January 21, 2016, 12:16 pm |  Sean McCoy

 

Search and Rescue: The term conjures images of dangerous work under stressful conditions with high stakes at hand. In the future, drones will likely be a tool for SAR professionals, perhaps something like a crevasse-penetrating concept unveiled this week.

A new Search and Rescue (SAR) tool is emerging, bringing eyes to the sky (and the hidden underworld) in the form of unmanned aerial vehicles, known commonly as drones.

Fdronelyability, an industrial drone manufacturer, released the video above, showing a UAV probing a crevasse in a SAR scenario.

To read more, please click here.

Technology advances in the Search and Rescue Sector will be discussed at the ANZ Search and Rescue Conference on the Gold Coast 1 June. The Program will encompass a range of topics that are in relation to SAR development, training and challenges.

Those who register for the Conference are in the draw to win a DJI Phantom 3 Professional drone.

To be involved in the Conference, please register here.

 



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