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Vodafone to deploy lifeguard drones on Spanish beaches

Thursday 16 July 2015 | 15:09 CET | News
Vodafone Spain has announced the launch of a trial project that will see drones used to help lifeguards in their sea rescue work on a number of Spanish beaches. The operator said drones are able to reach swimmers in distress three times quicker than a lifeguard and can drop a life jacket to help the bather before rescue arrives. All the drone pilots taking part in the trial have followed a Spanish Aviation Safety Agency (AESA) course, said Vodafone. The project lasts until 15 September and is taking place in beaches in Ribadesella (Asturias), Isla (Cantabria), Cartagena (Murcia) and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Vodafone Spain
Countries: Spain
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