UK and US ink partnership for swarming drone hackathon to develop new ‘life-saving’ UAS tech

Individuals and teams from across industry, academia and the general public are being invited to take part in a special swarming drone hackathon to develop new ways to use UAS to deal with wildfires. In a partnership between the UK and US, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in collaboration with the Wright Brothers Institute (WBI), will invite companies to assist with the initiative, in a bid to find new ways to use UAS for global search and rescue in defence and the public sector. Using a bespoke synthetic environment from AFRL,
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World’s first universal drone solutions platform takes spotlight at Terra Drone Global Summit

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Terra Drone Corporation concluded its first global summit in early March with a focus on developing the roadmap for a universal drone solutions platform. The three-day summit was attended by the top executives of Terra Drone group companies from over 20 countries in Asia, South America, Africa, and Europe. The universal drone solutions platform developed by Terra Drone will place these group companies in an elite pool of the world’s leading drone technology solutions providers, opening up new roads for collaboration and customer acquisition. With an aim to facilitate the growth of the drone industry as a whole, the platform
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COPTRZ hosts Emergency Services drone demonstration day with DJI

COPTRZ and DJI teamed up to host an Emergency Services drone demonstration day. Help at Highfield Park Hotel in Heckfield, Hook, the COPTRZ team started the day with an outdoor demonstration of how its new DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual can be beneficial in emergency situation. Alongside the Matrice 210, footage from both drones was streamed to guests on two large HD televisions to highlight how first, thermal imaging capabilities can be used to find a missing person. They then used smoke grenades to set up a fire scene to show how the devices can help teams on the ground
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