During operations on the field, it can be a great aide for responders to have a drone present. Yes, with the surge of new technology, one great thing about it is that more and more have access to drones. These flying machines, armed with HD cameras and other accessories, can create a more efficient operation.
By having one flying overhead, rescue workers, police officers, or even firefighters have more of a control on the field. These perks include knowing which areas are dangerous, where to look further, or spot victims easily. Indeed, with thermal vision on drones, these search and rescue responders can even locate missing people in the blackest of nights. Casualties have seen reduced rates, and operation times have been cut dramatically. Indeed, having a drone watching your back and giving you valuable data is a game changer.
Folding Rescue Drone
To continue on these game-changing trends that increase efficiency in emergency situations, a new drone offers something unique. This particular drone folds itself easily, giving it the option to shrink in size at will. This can be a great asset to have if an area has narrow paths, windows, or even in broken down structures. That way, this drone can adapt to the narrow gaps and uneven paths to reach its destination. This folding feature may just be the difference in reaching trapped victims in time, and getting them some help.
The design of this folding drone comes from birds, which are able to fold their wings when passing through narrow gaps. The wings fold to fit into any crevice, and immediately flap back to continue the flight pattern. Sensors onboard the drone can detect narrow paths and can give the necessary action. This gives autonomous drones a great tool to have when on the field, especially when looking for survivors in an urban area.