South Korea Government Using Drones to Map Hazardous Areas




According to recent news by Korea Bizwire On Tuesday, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport demonstrated its latest 3D-mapping technology that makes use of drones, at the Han River Drone Park.

According to officials, the system will allow for a better response to large-scale disasters such as nuclear power plant accidents or in military conflicts, by enabling authorities to acquire the affected areas’ spatial information more quickly and safely.

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The drones, equipped with high-precision location sensors, send data to the “automatic mapping software,” which then provides a 3D map of the area.

The ministry will demonstrate its technology for UN authorities and UN Peacekeeping officials at the United National Logistics Base in Brindisi, Italy, in April.




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