Erwin Schrödinger Prize 2015: Quantum Encryption Takes Off

28.01.2016 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
Today, fast, efficient and safe exchange of information globally is considered to be indispensable, but so far full protection against unauthorized access has been something to dream about rather than a reality. This is because even the most sophisticated encryption can be...

Microdrones as mobile sensor platforms for disaster relief scenarios

04.12.2015 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
Among other things, the current activities in VABENE++ include a study of micro aerial vehicles (MAVs; see Fig. 1) for potential applications in disaster relief and monitoring of large events. Fig. 1: Image of a Quadrotos MAV as they are used at the Insititute of Communications...

Data Transmission via LTE

16.03.2015 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
So far, in the VABENE++ project data gets transmitted from the aircraft/helicopter to the ground via a special microwave link or an optical laser link. However, for these data links a special mobile ground station needs to be set up in the field. Now a study was carried out to...

63th German Aerospace Congress

30.09.2014 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
On September 16 - 18, 2014, the 63th German Aerospace Congress was held in Augsburg. Numerous companies in the aerospace industry presented themselves and MT Aerospace additionally offered a special tour to their location in Augsburg to conference attendees. Plenary and technical...

Traffic Detection by MAV - The VABENE ++ System is Expanded

08.09.2014 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
The extraction of relevant traffic information is one of the main research areas of the project VABENE ++. For this purpose, methods have already been developed to derive information on traffic flow from aerial photographs. The images are acquired by the 3K camera system on the...

Start of EU Project EPISECC - Inventory of European Disaster Relief

11.06.2014 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
Within the EU project EPISECC (Establish Pan-European Information Space to Enhance Security of Citizens) the German Aerospace Center (DLR) is creating an Europe-wide inventory of events and disasters. This includes information about the actual events, the introduced support...