Paving the Way for UAV Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations
With new innovation in drone technology, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have become a viable option for search and rescue missions. UAS and drones provide an aerial vantage point for locating desired targets, helping first responders assess a situation and key insights to providing the best recovery services. UAVs save considerable cost over manned aircraft and can be deployed in a matter of minutes.
Use cases include:
- Locating missing persons with high-resolution cameras or thermal infrared sensors
- Delivering emergency supplies or communication equipment to stranded or lost persons
- Monitoring natural disasters such as fires and floods to enable a safer and more prepared rescue effort
- Dropping life-saving flotation devices (buoys, PFDs, etc.) to individuals in turbulent waters
Current FAA regulations prohibit drone flights at altitudes over 400 feet, deploying at night, or flying beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS). Fortem’s TrueView radar is a military-proven, compact radar system that enables beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) applications. The system includes AI-enabled smart vision software that gives a clear view of the airspace in nearly any operating environment. And with autonomous capabilities, TrueView-enabled drones can quickly and automatically maneuver in almost any weather condition, day or night, providing key data to operators and first responders in search and rescue situations.
Innovative, AI-enabled, Award-winning
TrueView - The Most Compact, Long Range, Detect-and-Avoid Solution for Safe Drone Operations
Using AI-enabled algorithms, TrueView provides accurate real-time situational intelligence and awareness for safe autonomous unmanned aircraft operations. Fortem TrueView R20 weighs 1.5 lbs. and is a breakthrough technology, due to its small form factor, weight, power requirements and low cost.
Fortem’s Radar technology has been hardened over the past six years through rigorous testing with the US Department of Defense. TrueView extends this technology to detect potential air to air collisions and enables unmanned aircraft to safely navigate beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) day or night and in clouds, fog, smog and in other challenging weather conditions.
DroneHunter - Safe Mitigation in All Environments
DroneHunter™ is the world’s first UAS perimeter intrusion detection and protection solution. DroneHunter uses AI-enabled algorithms and software to provide detection, monitoring and autonomous capture of rogue drones and UAS. Once captured, DroneHunter can be instructed to tether and return or to safely discard the captured drone at a safe zone or bomb-disposal container.
DroneHunter™ notifies all authorized personnel of potential aerial threats in real-time. The command ground station provides monitoring and manual intervention override options as needed to meet situational requirements.
SkyDome - Real-time UAS Intrusion Detection Solutions
SkyDome utilizes TrueView’s AI-enabled detection and classification technology to provide a complete view of local airspace.
Fortem’s SkyDome platform of AI-enabled airspace surveillance services offers an intrusion detection solution that can detect, classify, monitor and if necessary, provide physical remediation of malicious or uncooperative drones. SkyDome is a military proven solution, able to monitor and secure day or night, and in all weather conditions.