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...

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...

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...

Science Week in Cologne

25.05.2014 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
On May 20, 2014, Ronald Nippold (Institute of Transportation Systems) spoke about traffic management and the projekt VABENE++ in the context of the event "Wissenschaft in Kölner Häusern" in Cologne. Between May 19 and May 23, 2014, there were several events taking place at...

DLRG Workshop on Situation Assessment and Visualisation

23.05.2014 · Großereignis- / Katastrophenmanagement
On May 17, 2014, a workshop of the German Lifeguard Association (DLRG) on the application of UAS, RPAS and satellites for the exploration and visualisation of situations took place at the state fire brigade school of Würzburg. Managed by Mr. Xaver Schruhl, DLRG of Bavaria, the...