Emergency Services

Feb 28, 2018 | Emergency Services

First responders increasingly use drones as an aid in rescue operations. Edgybees wants to add Augmented Reality to their drone toolkit and has already raised $5.5 million in its seed round. Its initial investors include Motorola Solutions, Verizon Ventures, and Venture Capital. Initially used for drone racing with an AR overlay, Edgybee’s tech allows developers…

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Dec 27, 2017 | Emergency Services

This year was host to a lot of natural disasters across the globe, but one common thread was the use of drones during the disaster and in its aftermath. Here’s a list of where and how they were used, from most recent to earlier in the year. Southern California “Skirball” Wildfires, Happening Now The Los…

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Mar 15, 2017 | Emergency Services

One of the biggest benefits of drones is their ability to be used in emergency situations. First responders have used drones to assess these situations, locate disaster victims, and deliver life-saving tools. For the first time, DJI is releasing a report on how its drones have been used in life-threatening situations. According to the report,…

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Jul 18, 2016 | Emergency Services

In-depth assessment reveals significant opportunity with distinct cost and safety advantages over traditional competitive approaches BZ Media LLC announced today the third in its series of critical examinations of the hype and reality behind certain vertical commercial drone markets, “The Truth About Drones in Public Safety and First Responder Operations.”  The free report was commissioned…

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Apr 14, 2016 | Emergency Services

DJI drones will soon be taking on emergency missions across Europe. The company and the European Emergency Number Association (EENA) announced they will be teaming up to integrate drones as first responders in emergency situations. “EENA, as the world’s largest discussion platform for first responders, has unrivalled insight into what emergency services providers want in…

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Apr 06, 2016 | Emergency Services

Google entered the drone delivery space in 2014, but has been mum about what it plans to deliver. The company was just awarded a new patent that gives new insight into the company’s drone delivery strategy. The patent refers to a drone with the ability to deliver critical medical supplies in event of an emergency,…

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