Searchandrescue

October 24, 2017
Parrot's latest drones are for farmers and firefighters
October 24, 2017

Parrot's latest drones are for farmers and firefighters

The embattled firm is ready to bounce back by targeting pro drone pilots.

By J. Fingas,   October 24, 2017
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October 2, 2016
Drone flies as both biplane and helicopter using one propeller
October 2, 2016

Drone flies as both biplane and helicopter using one propeller

The DelftAcopter could be the perfect aircraft for remote rescue operations.

By J. Fingas,   October 2, 2016
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April 7, 2016
DJI will supply drones for European emergency missions
April 7, 2016

DJI will supply drones for European emergency missions

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

By M. Brian,   April 7, 2016
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March 16, 2016
Drone pilots sign up in droves to fly during emergencies
March 16, 2016

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.

By J. Fingas,   March 16, 2016
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July 3, 2015
#ICYMI: NFC Cognac Caps, play a Virtual Neymar, and More
July 3, 2015

#ICYMI: NFC Cognac Caps, play a Virtual Neymar, and More

Today on In Case You Missed It: Remy Martin installs NFC-enabled caps on its cognac bottles to...

By A. Tarantola,   July 3, 2015
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July 2, 2015
Drone helps rescue trapped rafters
July 2, 2015

Drone helps rescue trapped rafters

Drones aren't just useful as scouts and signalers during rescue operations -- they can play a...

By J. Fingas,   July 2, 2015
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October 27, 2014
Tiny tethered drone gives soldiers a view of the dangers ahead
October 27, 2014

Tiny tethered drone gives soldiers a view of the dangers ahead

Drones already give troops valuable data about enemies and devastated areas, but the existing vehi...

By J. Fingas,   October 27, 2014
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September 26, 2014
Snakebot and quadcopter combo makes for a go-anywhere rescue drone
September 26, 2014

Snakebot and quadcopter combo makes for a go-anywhere rescue drone

Everyone has different ideas on what the perfect search-and-rescue robot is, and for a University...

By M. Moon,   September 26, 2014
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August 5, 2014
These robots have x-ray vision, thanks to WiFi
August 5, 2014

These robots have x-ray vision, thanks to WiFi

These robots from the labs of a University of California, Santa Barbara professor might not be abl...

By M. Moon,   August 5, 2014
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