AI Software and Drones Keep Marathoners Safe #drone #droneday
Surveillance drones might be a slippery slope but in this instance drones were used to keep runners safe. From Inside Umanned Systems:
Without knowing it, the 40,000 runners at the 2022 Tel Aviv Samsung Marathon in February experienced a new way to keep them safe: a network of multiple patrolling and three tethered drones. The UAS came in different makes and models, from personal drones operated by individual police officers to large industrial ones such as the DJI Matrice 300 RTK. What united the network was the Airwayz Drones’ Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) software that collected and analyzed data using AI to ensure safe operation in the urban environment.
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