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DJI Drone Rescues Missing People

Southport Lifeboat crew used DJI M210 and XT2 thermal camera to find missing people – watch the video of the rescue; The drone found the group in less than five minutes – far quicker than a traditional on-the-ground search; The drone covered large areas of complex terrain – saving time …

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Ohio police angry after people throw beer bottles at their drone

Okay, we don’t get stories like this very often. We’re happy about that. But we’re also kind of happy this one came along. It’s no secret that police departments have found all sorts of ways to use drones. They’re useful at accident scenes, to quickly capture the scene for the …

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How Indigenous people in the Amazon are using drones to protect rainforests » Yale Climate Connections

Tropical rainforests trap immense amounts of carbon, so protecting them helps the climate. Conservation is also important to the Indigenous people who live in the Amazon. “These communities really depend on their forests for everything – for their livelihoods, for their food, for their medicines, for their spirituality, everything,” says …

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Police Could Observe Crowds Of 50 Or More People Under Bill Heading To Senate Floor

State law prevents police from using drones to collect evidence or information unless they get a warrant from a judge. Already, there are several exceptions, and Sen. Tom Wright (R-Port Orange) wants to expand those even more. He says using drones can help protect law enforcement. “It may be able …

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Talking drones shoo people off thin ice / Article / Eng.lsm.lv

State Fire and Rescue Service (VUGD) have employed a new assistant to help them keep reckless people off the ice, Latvian Television reported February 28. This summer, the rescuers have obtained drones that allow them to address ice fishers and others via loudspeaker rather than yelling from the coast.  The drone can play …

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Aftermath of apartment fire in Norfolk that displaced 30 people – WAVY.com

Historic Black Gloucester School getting historical highway marker News / 19 mins ago Video Some older Virginians unsatisfied with access to COVID-19 vaccine News / 21 mins ago Video City resident says Virginia Beach Police failed in missing grandmother case News / 34 mins ago Video Norfolk Festevents establishes programs …

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Drones to be used to combat people smuggling

Photo: Depositphotos.com Dutch border police are investigating using drone technology to detect people-smuggling. A spokesman for the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee confirmed to DutchNews.nl that in the wake of discovering stowaways in dangerous conditions such as refrigerated containers, it is stepping up monitoring procedures. It is thought that the force will …

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