From medicine to war, how DRONES turn lives

From medicine to war, how DRONES turn lives

Drones, which targeted oil facilities in Saudi Arabia many times in the last period, left a shock wave around the world, re-talking about the impact the drone is making and how it will change human life.

According to the British newspaper “Telegraph”, the value of drones’ industry in various countries of the world is currently of $127bn, adding that this industry will change the way people live by targeting a number of areas.

Border Guard

The drones may be exploited soon to guard the borders of Europe, through patrols in the air, land, and sea.

The EU is studying the idea through the £7.7-million Roborder project, which will focus on illegal immigration destinations across Europe.

There are currently no plans for how the drones will carry out its duties on the European borders, but observers say it will simply inform the authorities of any “suspicious operation”.

Noel Sharkey, a member of a campaign to stop killer robots, said that some countries provide the drones with pepper spray and rubber bullets to prevent strikes and break up protests.

“Surveillance robots require a quick response from border forces to intercept infiltrators, and if pressure on the border increases, the drones may be armed,” Sharkey added.

Internet

Researchers and engineers are planning to develop devices that can survive in the sky for a year, capable of providing 5G networks to remote or disaster areas.

Experts talk about the possibility of using a remote-controlled, unmanned solar aircraft weighing only 150 kilograms, in this task.

If the plans succeed, the drones may also replace expensive satellite equipment in space.

Insurance

US insurance companies have begun to study commercializing drones, using them to check the extent of damage recorded in an area.

This type of drones may be relied on to take clearer images of the affected areas and to check the recorded damages.

Observers say that the idea could help to counter fraud claims, which cost the UK £1.3bn.

Some retailers, such as Amazon, are preparing to use drones to deliver orders to customers in the shortest possible time.

Amazon says that drones will be able to deliver orders “within 30 minutes” of the purchase, and the plan is part of an effort to conserve the environment.

Healthcare

Drones may be operated for health purposes, responding to humanitarian crises, transporting medical supplies, saving lives, and searching for missing persons.

In the future, they can also be used in emergency response in local areas.

It was a dream, but the drums are about to enter the field of transportation.

Telegraph said that a number of companies, most notably Uber, are investing heavily in small and unmanned aircraft to use in “private transport”.

Defensive missions

The rapid developments in the drone world, coupled with its low cost and ease of use, may force the armies of the countries of the world to use them in military operations and war missions.

The United States alone exceeded $4.5bn in its UAV program in 2017, while India and Korea are also investing billions of dollars in the same fields.

Observers point out that the drones are capable of carrying out defensive, reconnaissance, and offensive missions.

Drones can play a role in reducing food waste and helping farmers make better use of farm space.

It is said that nearly one fifth of all companies operating in this sector are now using UAV technology to monitor livestock and agricultural crops or to distribute fertilizers.