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Icelandic rescue crew honoured for drone use
Icelandic rescue agency Dalvik Search and Rescue was honoured at the European Emergency Number Association’s annual 112 Awards for the rescue of two cousins stranded on a mountainside in Iceland.
The event was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The Dalvik Search and Rescue Team received the Outstanding Tech for Safety Award after it used its drone to find the cousins, first by locating the pair, then finding a safe path through the difficult terrain for the rescuers.
The awards are held in conjunction with drone manufacturer DJI. The partnership was created two years ago to study how public safety agencies can use drones in their work, studying their needs and developing hardware and software solutions to serve them.
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