Post Profile






German Lifeguards Test a Low-Flying Drone to Save Swimmers

For a swimmer struggling to stay above the water’s surface, even a low-flying robot may offer some glimmer of hope. Even better is if that drone carries a self-inflating flotation device, keeping the swimmer afloat in time for lifeguards to drag them back to the shore. That’s the goal behind Microdrones’ demonstration with the German [...]
read more

share

Related Posts


Chile Testing Lifeguard Drones

News / Independent News : RIA Novosti

A Chilean company is hoping drones will be able to save drowning swimmers faster than lifeguards.

EMILY rescues swimmers when lifeguards can't

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Riptides can carry hapless swimmers out into the ocean very quickly – by the time a lifeguard is able swim out to rescue them, it may be too late. Using a Jet Ski to reach struggling swimmers is one option, although such watercraft ...

L.A. County lifeguards test rescue robot in Malibu

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now

Los Angeles County lifeguards are testing a robot rescue craft that would save struggling swimmers, officials said Thursday.

UAV Lifeguards to patrol Australian beaches, Hasselhoff given notice

Technology / Mobile : Engadget: Mobile

Look, up in the sky. It's a bird, it's a plane -- it's... a lifeguard? Aiming to keep a robotic eye out for distressed swimmers and dangerous marine life, Surf Life Saving Australia will soon deploy flying safety drones across beach...

Meet EMILY, the robot lifeguard designed to help struggling swimmers stay afloat 

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC