Drones speed beyond-visual-line-of-sight to deliver lifesaving treatment

The County of Renfrew in Ontario, Canada partnered with Cradlepoint, InDro Robotics and Ericsson for trials using the first beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) drones that utilize an LTE cellular connection to deliver automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to aid in remote cardiac arrest…

YPO launches first public sector drones framework

YPO launches Drone and Associated Products and Services framework for public sector YPO, one of the UK’s largest public sector buying organisations, has announced the launch of its new Drones and Associated Products and Services framework for the emergency service…

The SkyBound Rescuer Drone Seminar Announces Full Details of Programme Hosted at The Emergency Services Show 2019

Organisers of the SkyBound Rescuer Drone Seminar have announced the full programme, which will be held during The Emergency Services Show. Taking place in the Drone Dome, Hall 5 at the NEC, Birmingham on Thursday 19 September and sponsored by SOARIZON®️ by Thales, the full-day…

Skyfire Consulting Tapped By San Diego IPP For FAA Airspace Experience

Skyfire Consulting has been selected by the San Diego Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program (IPP) to join the team of experts working on the project. Skyfire Consulting, an Atlanta-based UAS consultancy, was specifically tapped for their extensive experience with FAA regulations…

WiBotic Announces a Wireless Power System for DJI Matrice 200 Series Drones

New WiBotic Wireless Power System to Enable Significantly Easier and More Reliable  Charging for Commercial Applications Using DJI M200 and DJI M210 Drones WiBotic, a leader in wireless charging and power optimization solutions for the robotics industry, today announced a…

New EU general aviation regulation creates one big sky over Europe

European Commission answers questions at EUROPEAN DRONE SUMMIT Frankfurt/Karlsruhe, 17 July 2018. The new EU general aviation regulation will be coming into force in just a few days’ time. This marks a new era for drones and will create one big…

Skyfire Partners With Darley to Give Away a Drone Program

Skyfire Consulting, an Atlanta-based public safety drone consultancy, is partnering with equipment giant W.S. Darley and Co. to give away a complete drone program to a public safety agency. The program, valued at over $25-thousand, will include equipment, training and…

A Range of Intersec Conferences will Explore the Future for The Regional Safety and Security Industry

The 20th annual edition of Intersec will feature a series of conferences providing delegates with significant insights into the developments, innovations, legislation and changing paradigms of the regional safety and security industry. Intersec 2018 will be held on January 21 – 23, 2018 at…

Industry seminar on risk mitigation of lithium batteries and drones

Regular media reports of exploding mobiles or e-cigarettes – even the near-miss of a drone with a passenger plane – are becoming commonplace. So it’s no surprise that Electrical Safety First’s recent industry seminar, on risk mitigation of lithium batteries…

Drones are changing fire fighting operations worldwide

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used to be the remit of the military and sci-fi films. Recent advances in technology – and changes to aviation laws worldwide – mean they’re now available as tools for all types of business, including emergency…

Spreading like Wildfire

Normally I’d ask a readership to picture this scene, but I’m guessing you don’t really have to. So imagine – or bring yourselves back to – the snap of burning trees, a wall of heat, and smoke clouds searing the…

Adding to the Tool Kit: Drones & Emergency Response

We’re forever told that smart cities will bring us closer together, organise us, and clear up our room of millennial problems. We won’t have to worry we aren’t counted. Our data will be counted for us, mapped onto an urban…

Technology Update: Drones

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are becoming increasingly popular for a range of industries, with everyone from construction to agriculture wrestling to get their hands on the technology. However, with UAVs yet to fully make the transition into the fire service, does…

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