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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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Flying defibrillator ‘ambulance drone’ prototypes unveiled

A DUTCH-based student has unveiled a prototype of an “ambulance drone”, a flying defibrillator able to reach heart attack victims within precious lifesaving minutes. Developed by Belgian engineering graduate Alec Momont, it can fly at speeds of up to 100km/h. “Around 800,000 people suffer a cardiac arrest in the European Union every year and only

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