Emergency

04.07.16
DJI will supply drones for European emergency missions
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DJI will supply drones for European emergency missions

The drone maker wants to help set best practices for first responders.

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03.16.16
Drone pilots sign up in droves to fly during emergencies
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Drone pilots sign up in droves to fly during emergencies

Nearly a fifth of FAA drone exemptions are for people who want to fly in a crisis.

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12.07.15
Parts of Beijing shut down in first-ever smog 'red alert'
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Parts of Beijing shut down in first-ever smog 'red alert'

It's an emergency situation expected to be in effect through Thursday.

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09.24.15
The 'world's biggest' 3D printer will build emergency houses
09.24.15

The 'world's biggest' 3D printer will build emergency houses

The 40-foot by 20-foot rig will print emergency shelters using locally-sourced materials

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08.16.15
Airbnb staff will always call police when you're in an emergency
08.16.15

Airbnb staff will always call police when you're in an emergency

In the wake of a reported sexual assault, Airbnb is telling staff to always call police if you're in trouble at a rental.

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07.23.15
This origami-inspired emergency bridge accordions into shape
07.23.15

This origami-inspired emergency bridge accordions into shape

This towable accordion-style bridge sets up in an hour and can span nearly 70 feet.

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