Rescue organizations

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Technology Roadmapping: Future Search and Rescue Communications and calling for help

A collaborative methodology for understanding technology landscapes

During the summer of 2016 the RNLI embarked on a Technology Roadmapping exercise with the support of the Institute for Manufacturing’s Education and Consultancy Services (IfM ECS) and the assistance of third parties to help explore the future of search and rescue communications and ‘calling for help’ on, in...

By Will Roberts, Tim Robertson, Hannah Nobbs

Multilingual Communications Tool

Design Sprint

The RNLI has conducted a design sprint on the challenge of communicating at point of rescue. This was an idea submitted to the RNLI's Open Innovation Platform by the Station Manager at Gravesend Lifeboat Station in Kent.

By Jason Carroll, Hannah Nobbs and Will Roberts, RNLI

Providence

Drone system to support Search and Rescue

This project is an exploration of how the Swedish Sea Rescue Society and similar Search and Rescue organizations might use a system where a central operator could remotely launch and control small aircrafts housed in automatic launching boxes at our rescue stations.

By Fredrik Falkman, SSRS