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New Drones Aim To Help With Search and Rescue Efforts

Every year in Switzerland, roughly 1,000 go missing in the forests and mountains. To combat this problem in the most efficient way possible, a research team at the University of Zurich, Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, and NCCR created rescue drones that can navigate difficult, wild terrain. The goal is that these drones will greatly assist in the search and rescue efforts, dramatically cutting down the search times involved. The group of small quadcopters can be deployed quickly and follow the man-made trails in…

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