Emergency Services

DRONERESPONDERS to feature as part of this year’s Commercial UAV Expo

Public safety and emergency services drone pilots from across the globe will gather virtually to share use cases, best practices, and key learnings at the DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Summit. It will form part of this year’s Commercial UAV Expo Americas held in a virtual environment from September 15-17, 2020. Diversified Communications, the producer of Commercial UAV Expo Americas, will again partner with AIRT, the leading 501(c) non-profit organization supporting Drones For Good, to produce the DRONERESPONDERS Public Safety Summit, a virtual event for first responders and search and rescue personnel operating sUAS. Lisa Murray, Diversified’s group director, said: “We are
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Percepto Drone-in-a-Box passes level 5 hurricane testing

Percepto drone in a box – Take off
Percepto has confirmed that its on-site autonomous drone has passed level 5 hurricane testing at the Florida International University Wall of Wind. The box can withstand winds of up to 155mph making it the most rugged AI drone-in-a-box on the market for all weather conditions. The drone platform is already able to land in high winds and in snow. Commenting on the development, Michael Dorr, lead pilotnat Florida Power and Light’s drone in a box system, said: “As soon as the storm passes, we can have this up...inspecting our plant and knowing immediately what sort of damage we have so
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Parrot partners with AIRT’s Drones for Good and DRONERESPONDERS on public safety work

Parrot is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Miami, Florida-based Airborne International Response Team (AIRT). Parrot will support the disaster response and humanitarian missions of AIRT and the public safety testing conducted by DRONERESPONDERS with donations of both financial support as well as Parrot’s most advanced drone technology. Christopher Todd, executive director of AIRT, said: “We are excited to team up with Parrot to explore how their latest drone technology can help emergency response professionals prepare for, respond to, and recover from complex incidents.” Adding: “We truly appreciate their support and dedication to our non-profit mission.” AIRT already
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