Drones! Useful;I am invited to a panel called The Age of Drones and New Societal Concerns. It is like sharpen kitchen knives; society, be aware. I want to listen to the experts.
Originally posted on Drone Girl:
Five seniors at King Low Heywood Thomas High School in Stamford, Connecticut won’t be going to class during the month of May.
Instead, they’ll be building something that could save your life, and it’s made possible by a drone.
It’s called Project Ryptide, and it’s an automatically inflating life preserver ring that snaps onto your drone. Lifeguards with the Ryptide attachment and life preserver would be able to snap it on within a few seconds, fly over to a swimmer in trouble, and deliver them a life preserver.
And it’s not just lifeguards who could use this. In fact, Piedra said this may come in most handy in places where there is no lifeguard.
“Any casual person going to the beach can bring their drone, and now they can be a sort of lifeguard,” said the project’s leader Bill Piedra. “They could deliver a personal flotation device and keep…
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