/ NEWS: Drones & Crowdsourcing Combine in Rescue Trial
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Can people get lost in the morning so I have something to do on my lunchbreak?
It'll be interesting to see how adaptable it is to typical british weather
<< I would be careful of crowd sourcing, there will a lot of useless input initially. Will it work out that the input accepted from the public is slowly reduced to that from experts? Perhaps it should be.
Drones seem to be the flavour of the month: http://www.gizmag.com/disposable-uav-paper-plane-maple-seed/28323/?utm_source=Gizmag+Subscribers&...
More of a red herring than a drone. It's not all weather and it only flies for 20 mins.
Not to say a drone couldn't be useful but this one looks more like something for inspecting chimneys and suchlike in good weather.
Koester "wrote the book" on search and rescue, and revolutionised the way SAR is managed globally.
I'd like to see drones used in litter patrols, preferably fully armed.
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