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IIT Madras develops AI-powered drones for rescue operations

Chennai | India

In December 2015, when fishermen took their boats on to flood ravaged streets of Chennai to rescue those stranded, the city police deployed a drone fitted with a camera in several inaccessible neighbourhoods and rescued more than 200 people after images captured by the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) were processed in a control room.

Times of India | Last Updated : 15-May-19

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