VIDEO OF THE DAY: Drones become eye in the sky to preserve one of the seven wonders


Drones have come to the aid of one of the world’s most famous landmarks in the name of conservation.

Intel’s drones are being deployed to protect and preserve the Jiankou section of the Great Wall of China in partnership with the China Foundation for Cultural Heritage Conservation (CFCHC).

An Intel Falcon 8+ drone is being used to carry out an aerial inspection and survey of the Jiankou section, capturing tens of thousands of high-resolution images of areas proven too difficult or dangerous for human access.

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A video of the project can be found below.

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