Thor Argnrimsson
08 Mar 2018

Using thermal camera drones for Search and Rescue in Extreme Environments

Extrication & New Technology
Rescue/Health Service

Video Above: Thor Arngrimsson and his thermal imaging search and rescue drone in action in the breathtaking landscape of the Icelandic tundra.

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When it comes to search and rescue missions, time is scarce and mistakes cannot be afforded. Especially in countries like Iceland where weather conditions are harsh and daylight is limited. A search and rescue team in Iceland takes to the skies in their efforts to save lives.

Thor Arngrimsson, member of a search and rescue team in Iceland, believes drones with thermal cameras have revolutionized the way in which his team can work. He takes us through the challenges of a typical mission, where new and more portable drone technology overcomes these obstacles by adding efficiency and reliability to each mission.

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