How Australia’s government-by-parrot is flying backward on drones | ZDNet

It’s a cliché, but the law really does lag behind the development of new technologies. Government agencies often see the need for change, and at least start the ball rolling. But the politicians don’t seem to notice until things become, well, political. That needs to…

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Johnson City adopts drone policy for city employees

At Thursday’s City Commission meeting, City Manager Pete Peterson announced the adoption of guidelines allowing certain city employees to use unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to complete specific job duties, such as GIS mapping and police surveillance. “You can use them at a fire scene…

Australian Lifeguard Drone Saves Teenagers from Drowning at Sea – Breitbart

An Australian lifeguard drone successfully saved two teenagers from drowning by dropping an inflatable rescue pod. According to the BBC, “The swimmers, aged 15-17, had got into difficulties off the coast of Lennox Head, New South Wales (NSW),” when a “member of the public spotted them struggling…

Watch: Rough Seas, 2 Swimmers And A Rescue By Drone

Sydney:  A pair of Australian swimmers on Thursday became the first people to be rescued in the ocean by a drone when the aerial lifesaver dropped a safety device to distressed teens caught in rough seas. Australia is leading the use of the technology in…

Drone used to rescue swimmers at Lennox Head – Echonetdaily

A flotation device is dropped to two swimmers at Lennox Head. (NSW Government) Lifeguards used a drone to rescue two swimmers caught in heavy surf at Lennox Head yesterday in what has been described as a world first. The lifeguards were undergoing training in the…

A Drone Saves Two Swimmers in Australia

In cases involving rough surf, remote locations or natural disasters, where conditions may be hazardous and time is a factor, Professor Blumenstein said, drones are able to help operators assess a situation without endangering human lives. Farmers have also found practical applications for drones, using…

Intel Demonstrates Technology That Transforms the Entertainment Industry at Sundance Film Festival

Intel Demonstrates Technology That Transforms the Entertainment Industry at Sundance Film Festival SANTA CLARA, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 18, 2018 — During the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, Intel will debut emerging technologies that will change the way movies are made and enjoyed, showcasing…

Georgia prison boss wants an end to a new problem: drone deliveries to inmates

The man in charge of Georgia’s prison system sees a potential plague in drones. Gregory Dozier does a lot of things to keep contraband out of prisons: lighting up facilities like football fields, setting up cellphone-sensing devices at all entry points, putting up netting like…

A hero drone manages to rescue two teenage swimmers in choppy surf

… the first application of drone technology to protect swimmers. Drones were initially introduced … the benefit of this cutting-edge technology in such a time-critical emergency … a $430,000 investment in drone technology as part of a trial … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

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