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FireX / Tricopter


Drones are now applied in various areas other than taking photographs. FireX is a tricopter drone featured with 3-propeller design. FireX with small drone fleet is a perfect solution for firefighter’s operation in terms of efficiency and safety. Because of tricopter’s high maneuvrability, FireX can fly at fireground, scan the structure of buildings with lidar and update the building plan instantaneously. The on-board microprocessor allows FireX analysing the potential risks such as risk of flashover and building collapse. The small drones detached from FireX can form a fleet to search occupants who are trapped in the building.


City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR China

Yiu Chung Cheung,
City University of Hong Kong

Wah Shing Lam,
City University of Hong Kong

Chiu Yee Leung,
City University of Hong Kong

Yuk Yan Tsoi,
City University of Hong Kong