Near Infrared for the detection of water surfaces for flooding scenarios

08.10.2015 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
Floods are one of the natural disasters most common in Germany. Especially for rescue teams and BOS units it is important to know quickly and accurately the affected areas and streets. To be able to detect water surfaces reliably, the spectrum of the 3K sensor system has been ext...Learn more

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 in...Learn more

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...Learn more

Rock am Ring 2014 – Parallel Flight with DLR’s 3K Sensor and F-SAR

22.09.2014 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
During the Open Air Festival "Rock am Ring" a multisensory dataset was acquired on 6th of June 2014 by DLR's airborne radar system F-SAR on the Dornier Do 228 and the optical camera system 3K on the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, both operated simultaneously on-board of the two aircr...Learn more

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 C...Learn more

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 measu...Learn more

Test of the VABENE++ System Components

06.06.2014 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
On May 26 and 27, 2014, the first major internal test of the VABENE++ system took place at DLR Oberpfaffenhofen. Employees from four different institutes of the locations in Berlin and Oberpfaffenhofen tested buildup, function and interaction of the system components, since sever...Learn more

VABENE++ at the ILA 2014 in Berlin

28.05.2014 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
From May 20 to 25, 2014, the German Aerospace Center presented its research topics at the ILA Berlin Air Show 2014. More than 220,000 people visited the air show and had the opportunity to see aircrafts of the research fleet and results of numerous research projects of DLR. In th...Learn more