1 week Could this drone save lives on ski slopes in the Alps? Inquirer
The French ski resort of Val Thorens has announced it will be rolling out a flying drone this season to patrol its vast skiing area for the first time. Its mission? To warn skiers about impending dangers, as well as to provide assistance in case of an avalanche. Its onboard technology could help rescue workers save lives. Throughout the ski season, this drone will allow the resort's tracking staff to analyze ski and snow conditions, as well as assist in rescue missions in the event of an avalanche by providing valuable information to ski patrollers in order to evaluate the ... more