The UAV competition aims to encourage participants to seek new solutions to increase the effectiveness of emergency measures for rescuers and first responders using UAVs.
Precision mapping from leading geospatial company Hivemapper will be used as a core ResponDrone system asset.
ResponDrone Project coordinator Max Friedrich from the German Aerospace Center DLR took part in a Clustering Webinar on New Technologies for First Responders.
ResponDrone partners continue to invest efforts in promoting the project, showcasing its value to first responders, while both attending training events and engaging in preparations for future demos and drills.
Eric Freeman, the CEO of ResponDrone partner Alpha Unmanned Systems, provided a presentation on the ResponDrone Project entitled UAVs for emergency incidents, at AUS&R & AUVSI 2020 BROADCAST.
ResponDrone attended the Driver+ Final Conference, following an invitation by Dr. Marcel van Berlo, the Technical Coordinator of the Driver+ project and member of the ResponDrone advisory board.
The ResponDrone Project has recently established a Project Advisory Board comprising recognized experts of international standing to provide ongoing specialist advice, guidance and feedback.
Project coordinator Joonas Lieb from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) presented the project’s objectives and vision on assisting first responders in crisis situations.
First responders view the constant provision of real-time information in crisis situations as one of the most valued benefits arising from the usage of drones in disaster management missions.
Twenty-five participants came together in order to align the needs of first responders with the ResponDrone system to be developed in the context of the ResponDrone project.