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Drones For Good Award announces semi-finalists

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21 October 2014



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drones_for_Good_UAE2The semi-finalists of the UAE Drones For Good award have been announced. Here is a highlight of the international contenders; you can find the full list of semi-finalists on the UAE Drones For Good website.

Delivery Catchment System

Sector: Logistics

Project Description: Integrating drone deliveries with a package catchment system.

Drones for saving lives at sea

Sector: Disaster Relief

Project Description: Use drones for detecting survivors, search and rescue on the coast.

The Friends Project

Sector: Disaster Relief

Project Description: The First Response Infrastructure Emergency Network of Drone Systems, or FRIENDS, will provide a solution to the communications and transport problems that follow a disaster.

http://youtu.be/sXRRlsLBiRY

Quantum – Transition UAV

Sector: Environment

Project Description: Transition UAV is a drone system developed for civil and agricultural use that enables detailed monitoring and evaluation of crop conditions.

AeroAtena

Sector: Public Health

Project Description: A waterproof drone used to detect interferences in protected areas, observation and communication with casualty.

Highly Maneuverable UAV for indoor/outdoor environment and urban rescue missions

Sector: Disaster Relief

Project Description: The main goal of this UAV is to locate and rescue persons from buildings on fire, collapsed building, mines, or other urban and industrial entrapments.

http://vimeo.com/107208812

Waterfly

Sector: Environment

Project Description: A drone designed to scan and probe lakes and rivers for emerging pollutants and threats with a goal to monitor, research and protect water quality.

http://vimeo.com/107679080

 

Landmines Detection

Sector: Humanitarian Aid

Project Description: Using drones for detecting underground mines through a smart integrated system.

Flyability

Sector: Disaster Relief

Project Description: A small, lightweight drone that has the unique ability to collide with obstacles without losing its stability, and which is safe to fly in close contact with humans.

http://youtu.be/7zWxnRplv8s

Fully autonomous cargo transportation helicopter system

Sector: Logistics

Project Description: A fully autonomous cargo transportation system.

Rapid Response Drone Mapping and Tracking

Sector: Disaster Relief

Project Description: Drones to improve disaster relief through mapping and detection of disaster areas.

Dronologista wishes all the semifinalists good luck!



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