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23
Feb

Yea farmer building drones

Yea farmer Wayne Lording sits on his verandah, sips a cuppa and sends his drone to check the horses and cows. A qualified helicopter pilot, Mr Lording is also building Australia’s first agriculture-specific drone. ‘‘Farmers have got to look at better and more cost-effective ways to manage their properties and drones are the best way

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15
Nov

How drones are transforming search and rescue

When Daniel Trollope first found himself in a wheelchair he thought his life was over. A devastating few seconds underwater in a fateful scuba diving course meant he would never achieve his dreams. In an instant, his hopes of becoming a helicopter pilot or a police diver were replaced by fears of lengthy settlement proceedings

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03
Nov

Aussie rescue drone takes off at METS

An innovative search and rescue product from Australian manufacturer, SOS Marine, has been nominated in the lifesaving and safety equipment category at this year’s DAME Design Awards held in conjunction with the METSTRADE exhibition. The Little Ripper rescue system comprises a drone equipped with a Rescue Pod that can be dropped to swimmers in distress

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16
Sep

Surf Life Saving Central Coast to use drones for search, rescue & surveillance

Surf Life Saving Central Coast will be one of just two branches in Australia to use drones for search, rescue and surveillance operations­ this summer. Successful applicants from the Central Coast and Sydney branches will be trained as drone operators in Sydney this weekend to ensure they will be ready to hit the ground running

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02
Feb

Drones: Future Tool Of Outdoors Search And Rescue?

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

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29
Sep

Drones, electric barriers and sonar to help keep sharks away in Australia

Mashable As summer approaches in Australia and people head back to the water, public concern about shark attacks naturally increases. To counter the threat, swimmers, fishermen and surfers could soon find beaches going high-tech. To examine possible technological solutions to shark attacks, global experts gathered in Sydney on Tuesday for the New South Wales (NSW)

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