Drones packing infrared imaging cameras identify wildfires

Drones packing infrared imaging cameras identify wildfires

Drones and emerging infrared camera imaging technology could provide a much-needed boost to wildland firefighters in the coming years as they try to spot new fires and keep track of existing ones. Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands spokesman Jason Curry said Tuesday a national unmanned aircraft system could be in place within the next few years to help with monitoring, measuring and eventually detecting wildfires. “Something real-time that could notify dispatch centers…

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EasyJet to deploy drones to aid aircraft safety checks

EasyJet to deploy drones to aid aircraft safety checks

Usually when you hear the two words drone and airplane in the same sentence, its  more often than not that the drone gets negative coverage in the media, but one such drone technology is being used to run aircraft safety checks. Usually faults which take human power a day to find is found in a matter of just hours by  creating 3D images with millimetre accuracy. the drones are due to be in operation next…

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Lords committee calls for register of all drones and pilots in the UK

Following a spout of negative media coverage within the recent months the Lords committee are now demanding all drones and pilots should be listed in a national database It seems the mainstream media channels and certain influences are only reporting news regarding drones with a negative impact, in other words, they are in the news for the wrong reasons, in return implementing further legislation proposals. The report from the house of lords states that a…

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