Source: DJI

Drone giant DJI today launched a new mapping solution to optimize rescue drones.

Drone Rescue Map is an online reference that globally tracks events involving life-saving drones.

The map has already depicted rescue drones helping more than 400 people in more than 200 emergency situations.

“Each entry on the map includes the location and date of the incident, a brief description, a link to the original story or post and an easy way to share those incidents online,” a DJI spokesperson explained. “To make the map as definitive as possible, DJI encourages public-safety agencies to share additional drone rescues so they can be included.”

“The DJI Drone Rescue Map is now the best global reference for how effective drones are in emergencies and allows the world to see the tremendous impact drones have had in finding lost people, shortening searches, reducing risks to rescuers and saving lives,” DJI Senior Director of Public Safety Integration Romeo Durscher said in a press release.

“Public safety workers already know how drones are revolutionizing their work,…

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