Tag: Humanitarian Drones

Drones Assisting with Humanitarian Aid Efforts

When you hear the word drone, you might be thinking of the toy that a young family member got for Christmas, but...

Palo Alto Plans to Use Drones for Blood Deliveries

by Gennady Sheyner / Palo Alto Weekly Blood-carrying drones may soon make their debut in Palo Alto skies under a program that city and Stanford University...

Drone mapping saves lives: Canadian RescUAV team helps 4000 people return...

Answering an international call for help The Colombian governmental agency coordinating the response, Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (UNGRD) sent an...

Six Ways Drones Will Shape Your Future

Six Ways Drones Will Shape Your Future   Drones have the ability to reach places humans cannot access easily. Flying at low heights enables them to...

Dutch drone start-up nominated for international drone prize

The Dutch start-up Avy has been selected from more than a thousand contestants as a finalist in the international drone competition ‘Drones for good’...

Top Ways Drones Will Shape Your Future

The marketplace for drones is exploding with growth. According to PriceWaterCoopers House, the commercial and hobbyist drone market will expand to over $127 billion...

How Drones Can Help in Humanitarian Emergencies

Few technologies have undergone as radical a change as drones. Where five years ago, drones were mainly seen as an instrument of war, today...

How Drones Helped Fight Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea

Few areas in the world as hard to penetrate as the dense jungles of Papua New Guinea. Roads are difficult to navigate under the...

Using Drones to Fight Flood Risks in Tanzania

With an estimated population of about 5 million and an annual growth of 8 per cent, Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, is Africa’s fastest...

What aid workers think about drones and how they want to...

Over the next months, Droneblog will feature a series of case studies that show how drones are already being used in disaster response operations...

Humanitarian UAV Training Mission in Nepal – Interview with Krista Montgomery...

Pix4D recently participated in a week long UAV training mission in Nepal, along with DJI, the Humanitarian UAV Network, and Kathmandu Living Labs. The goal...

Drones that can be used to locate UXO (bombs) for removal...

Source: kickstarter Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly called drones, are becoming more and more commonplace in the public eye. How can they be used not only...