News tagged with disaster management

Applications of networked micro-drones

Micro-drones are already being put to use in a large number of areas: These small aircraft face extensive requirements when performing aerial observation tasks or when deployed in the field of disaster management. A newly ...

dateMar 04, 2015 in Engineering
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The smart software fighting fire with #fire

Australia's key disaster management agencies have joined forces to tackle the problem of how to access and interpret information gathered during bushfires, and other natural disasters to help emergency services ...

dateNov 28, 2013 in Other
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Japan seeds clouds to boost Tokyo rain

Japanese scientists have fired cloud seeding equipment to help top up reservoirs serving the 35 million people of greater Tokyo, officials said Friday, amid a sweltering summer dry spell.

dateAug 23, 2013 in Environment
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DARPA's ATLAS robot unveiled (w/ Video)

On Monday, July 8, 2013, the seven teams that progressed from DARPA's Virtual Robotics Challenge (VRC) arrived at the headquarters of Boston Dynamics in Waltham, Mass. to meet and learn about their new teammate, ...

dateJul 11, 2013 in Robotics
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India to launch satellite navigation system

India will Monday launch the first stage of its domestic satellite navigation network which will eventually provide services both to civilians and the military and is similar to the US Global Positioning System, officials ...

dateJul 01, 2013 in Space Exploration
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