Two swimmers were stranded in rough waters off the coast of Lennox Head, New South Wales in Australia. Lifeguards piloted a drone to the swimmers and used it to release a floatation device. Both swimmers reached the shore unharmed.  Read more. View original article at Mashable

It’s almost 11pm in Australia, but Guy Pearce is full of energy. He’s talking about robots. The star of Memento and L.A. Confidential has just been in a film called Donny the Drone — a post-apocalyptic short in which an initially friendly-looking robot (voiced by Pearce) is given a humanitarian award View original article at Mashable

Daily Mail’We thought a shark was coming towards us’: The moment teens caught in a rip believed their world-first rescue drone .. View original article

Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first Associated Press – 18 January 2018 23:48-05:00 Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. View original article at Associated Press

A drone has made a rescue that is being hailed as the first of its kind anywhere in the world after saving the lives of two teenagers on Thursday. Two … Read more The post NSW lifeguard uses drone to rescue swimmers in world first appeared first on Techly View original article at Techly