Patrick Meier's Blog – July 2014 Archive (3)

Common Misconceptions About Humanitarian UAVs


Superficial conversations on the challenges and opportunities of using UAVs in humanitarian settings reveal just how many misconceptions remain on the topic. This is admittedly due to the fact that humanitarian UAVs are a relatively recent innovation. There are of course legitimate and serious concerns around the use of UAVs…


Added by Patrick Meier on July 22, 2014 at 11:03am — 2 Comments

Using UAVs for Community Mapping and Disaster Risk Reduction in Haiti

Credit: CartONG/ Video

Cross-posted from…


Added by Patrick Meier on July 16, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Live: Crowdsourced Crisis Map of UAV/Aerial Videos for Disaster Response

UAViators Map

The first version of the Humanitarian UAV Network's Crisis Map of UAV/aerial videos is now live on the Network's website. The crowdsourced map features dozens of aerial videos of recent disasters. Like social media, this new…


Added by Patrick Meier on July 15, 2014 at 6:00am — 10 Comments

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