Natural Disasters and Drones (added functions)

Natural disasters and drones have become a very popular topic. Most recently there was an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. The deployment of drones in this disaster feature in international headlines. Nearly every week another natural disaster somewhere in the world makes another headline. Natural disasters seem to occur particularly on the Pacific Rim’s geologically …

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Drones For Security

Drones in border management

Post by: Tom Dent-Spargo | Robotics Law Journal – 12 February 2018. Drones for security. (http://www.roboticslawjournal.com/global/drones-for-security-92334289) According to South Africa based enterprise-grade drone manufacturer, drones will soon be seen regularly flying over borders-zones, crime hot spots, and city streets, as public safety agencies discover the potential cost-saving benefits and efficiency boosting nature offered by the eye in the sky. …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: "DRONES ARE BECOMING THE OIL INDUSTRY'S GUARDIAN ANGELS"

Drones in the oil industry: AS PETROLEUM HAS BECOME HARDER TO FIND, IT’S BECOME INCREASINGLY COSTLY AND DANGEROUS TO EXTRACT. COULD AERIAL DATA-COLLECTION BOTS CREATE A NEW BOOM IN FOSSIL FUELS? Oil and gas exploration has always moved at the speed of the equipment—glacially. Productive job sites quickly get clogged with fleets of massive trucks, cranes, …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: "DRONES AND DATA COULD DOMINATE FUTURE OIL FIELDS"

Making a difference in the oil industry

AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: “DRONES AND DATA COULD DOMINATE FUTURE OIL FIELDS” BIGGEST SECOND QUARTER LOSSES OF 2015 BP LOST $6.3 BILLION A pump collects data about the oil it is hauling to the surface and re-configures its operations to handle the crude more efficiently. A roughneck tripped up by a repair job logs into …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON "HOW DRONES CAN KEEP YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ON SCHEDULE"

AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON “HOW DRONES CAN KEEP YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ON SCHEDULE”   The process of constructing a building is like baking a cake on a reality TV show – everybody knows what it’s supposed to look like at the end, but with so many people involved, it takes can be an arduous process ensuring the finished …

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AIRBORNE DRONES DESCRIBES: "DRONES AND THE 'SMART CITY!"

No fly zones in cities

Drones and the smart city.   Case study Wisconsin police recently reported that with the help of their search and rescue drone, they captured a robbery suspect that was evading police. Amidst all the negative publicity surrounding drones and UAVs that has matriculated in the news recently. In a “smart city” concept, a city will …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: "DRONES, SATELLITES, AND MATHS TAKE DOWN POACHERS IN SOUTH AFRICA"

Drones and poachers.   In 2014, 1,215 rhinos were killed in South Africa for their horns, which end up in Asia as supposed cures for a variety of ailments. An estimated 30,000 African elephants were slaughtered last year for their tusks to be turned into trinkets. The world loses three rhinos a day and an elephant every 15 minutes. Simply …

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AIRBORNE DRONES: "4 REASONS YOUR CONSTRUCTION FIRM SHOULD (OR WILL) HIRE A DRONE SERVICE PROVIDER"

AIRBORNE DRONES: “4 REASONS YOUR CONSTRUCTION FIRM SHOULD (OR WILL) HIRE A DRONE SERVICE PROVIDER” DRONE NEWS May 18, 2015 by Harry McNabb – In speaking with several architects recently, DroneLife has found drones being used in architecture and construction are becoming more and more commonplace. Many professionals within the industry expect the number of …

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AIRBORNE DRONES FEATURE: "HOW APPS, DRONES AND SENSORS MIGHT SAVE LIONS, TIGERS AND BEARS"

AIRBORNE DRONES FEATURE: “HOW APPS, DRONES AND SENSORS MIGHT SAVE LIONS, TIGERS AND BEARS” SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE HOLD BIG POTENTIAL TO PULL ENDANGERED SPECIES BACK FROM THE BRINK. Anyone who has been annoyed by the slightest technology glitches in the workplace should consider what Anthony Pagano is up against in his day job. He is …

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AIRBORNE DRONES REPORTS ON: IN-DEPTH STUDY REVEALS HOW DRONES CAN HELP IN ALL PHASES OF A DISASTER

Drones in disasters

Benefits of using drones in disasters   REPORT Though drone usage is mainly used in disaster response currently, a new report highlights the benefits of using drones in disasters through all four stages of the disaster life cycle: prevention, preparation, response and recovery. Zurich North America, a co-sponsor of the study, revealed the findings during a news …

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