31 Aug '17, 1pm

When Disaster Strikes, Flying Cell Towers Could Aid Search and Rescue

So in 2013, I started to build a model for one with my colleagues at the University of North Texas and our partners at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, and several other institutions. Our system is designed to be stored in the cargo hold of a fire truck or ambulance. Crews could launch the first drones, fused together with a miniature base station, within minutes of arriving at a disaster scene—long before any telecom company shows up. As the situation evolves, the drones would automatically reposition themselves as aerial base stations to maximize coverage.

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