NET GUARD is a high altitude, self-piloted drone concept which was designed by a group of 6 students in China. This innovation is meant to rescue people from highrise fire emergencies. When a distress signal is received, the UAV uses GPS to pinpoint the location of the fire, then travels at a high altitude to avoid traffic and reach the scene of the emergency in the fastest possible time. Once the drone approaches the scene, it unfolds into four parts with a safety net at the center.
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