Patrick Meier's Blog – March 2014 Archive (2)

Humanitarians Using Drones/UAVs for Post Disaster Recovery in the Philippines


I recently connected with senseFly's Adam Klaptocz who founded the non-profit group DroneAdventures to promote humanitarian uses of UAVs. I first came…


Added by Patrick Meier on March 26, 2014 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Grassroots Drones/UAVs for Disaster Response in the Philippines


I was recently introduced to a new initiative that seeks to empower grassroots communities to deploy their own low-cost xUAVs. The purpose of this initiative? To support locally-led disaster response efforts and in so doing transfer math, science and engineering skills to local communities. The "x" in xUAV refers to expendable. The initiative is a partnership between California State University…


Added by Patrick Meier on March 24, 2014 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

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