Verizon enlists drones, SDN and airborne LTE in demos with first responders


The demo showed what’s possible with surveillance cameras powered by Verizon’s 4G LTE network, with first responders able to fly a drone into a flooded neighborhood, for example, identifying where people needed to be rescued and making decisions on the spot based on the video.

In this case, the drone identified someone at risk of drowning in the water and communicated back to another drone to bring a life jacket out and drop it near the person.

Source: FierceWireless

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