Petrosolius and Max organized the hackathon in Berlin to find solutions for finding boats in images with computer vision technology for civil search and rescue operations. They asked for help and more than 50 volunteers came to support SearchWing and have a good time with image processing and machine learning. Thanks everybody for coming and […]
I am just back from the annual meeting of RESQSHIP e.V.. Our first real test was done during a mission of RESQSHIP with Björn. I had a chance to meet other members of the organization and it was really fun to see the professional and friendly attitude. The “headquarter north” is located in the car […]
The German radio “Deutsche Welle” also reports about our project in this post: https://www.dw.com/de/gute-drohne-schlechter-ruf/a-49232180
The German TV news broadcast “WDR Lokalzeit” published a report about our first mission with RESQSHIP in the mediterranean (German Only) The second report is about the mission itself.
As we are still in the development phase, we are in search for the perfect platform to do image processing on the drone. This blog entry will show you the software which needs to run on the board, identify potential modules for optimization and a benchmark of the software on different embedded boards. Introduction Refugees […]
We would like to invite you all to a hackathon on the topic of image recognition for Searchwing drones in Berlin form the 26.7 – 28.7. More infos and registration:http://deep-berlin.ai/hackathon/ Even though sea rescue is currently much more a political than a technical issue, it is important to continue supporting the NGOs in their absolutely […]
In February this year, the Searchwing team took off to Malta, or more precisely the smaller island of Gozo for a development camp. The main goal was to test our planes under mission conditions – the mediterranean sea. The team consisted of the core members of the Augsburg group. We packed not only 2 complete […]
Yesterday Björn came back from Malta after two weeks on the search sailing yacht in the mediterranean sea. We had two drones on board but due to transport restrictions, two batteries had to be left at Hamburg airport where they were pretty useless… Luckily Björn had one spare battery pack in his hand luggage – […]