15 Feb 2017

Rescue Drones

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:29 pm on 15 February 2017

New Zealand researchers have teamed up with Japanese colleagues, to develop new drone technology, to be used for search and rescue. The UC DroneLab has been set-up to develop technology, with the aim of using swarms of drones, to locate people buried in the wreckage and debris of natural disasters. Dr Graeme Woodward is the research leader at the Wireless Research Centre, University of Canterbury.

Get the RNZ app

for easy access to all your favourite programmes

Subscribe to Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan

Podcast (MP3) Oggcast (Vorbis)