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UAV Life Buoy / Rescue

UAV Life Buoy
UAV Life Buoy

Lifebuoy is often the key to life-saving when there is a disaster at sea. However, if the victim is too far or inaccessible, the life buoy will not work effectively. The UAV Life Buoy can accurately fly to the location of the victims through the positioning system and thermal sensing. After confirming the location, it automatically descends vertically and becomes a life buoy. Once the victim climbs to the lifebuoy, the drone will float to help the victims return to the shore or rescue boats.

University

China University of Technology

China University of Technology
Hsinchu County, Taiwan

YiTong Chen,
China University of Technology

ChengHsun Chung,
China University of Technology