Quadcopter-Based Rapid Response First-Aid Unit with Live Video Monitoring
AbstractAir transport is the fastest way to reach areas with no direct land routes for ambulances. This paper presents the development of a quadcopter-based rapid response unit in an efficient aerial aid system to eliminate the delay time for first aid supplies. The system comprises a health monitoring and calling system for a field person working in open areas and a base station with the quadcopter. In an uncertain situation, the quadcopter is deployed from the base station towards the field person for immediate help through the specified path using constant Global System for Mobile (GSM)- and Global Positioning System (GPS)-based connections. The entire operation can be monitored at the base station with a Virtual Reality (VR) head-tracking system supported by a smartphone. The camera installed on the quadcopter is synchronized with the operator’s head movement while wearing a VR head-tracking system at the base station. Moreover, an Infrared (IR)-based obstacle-evasion model is implemented separately to explain the working of the autonomous collision-avoidance system. The system was tested, which confirmed the reduction in the response time to supply aid to the desired locations.
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Rizwan, R.; Shehzad, M.N.; Awais, M.N. Quadcopter-Based Rapid Response First-Aid Unit with Live Video Monitoring. Drones 2019, 3, 37.
Rizwan R, Shehzad MN, Awais MN. Quadcopter-Based Rapid Response First-Aid Unit with Live Video Monitoring. Drones. 2019; 3(2):37.Chicago/Turabian Style
Rizwan, Raffay; Shehzad, Muhammad Naeem; Awais, Muhammad Naeem. 2019. "Quadcopter-Based Rapid Response First-Aid Unit with Live Video Monitoring." Drones 3, no. 2: 37.
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