Meet the 6 Finalists of the Drones for Good Award

Meet the six finalists of the UAE Drones for Good Award and vote for who will win.

Photo Caption: Twenty semi-finalists demonstrated projects live in the competition for 'The UAE Drones for Good Award’in Dubai. (Photo Al Bayan/Emirates 24/7)

The UAE Drones for Good Award has announced the six finalists who are competing for $1 million in the International Competition and Dh1 million in the National Competition.

The three finalists in the International Competition are Loon Copter’s multi-rotor drone (USA) 4Front Robotics’ USAR drones (Canada) and SenseLab’s SaveME drone (Greece).

The three finalists in the National Competition are Buildrone’s construction and repair aerial drone, the ReefRover drone for studying underwater ecosystems, and FlyLab’s drone aimed at the education sector.

The finals of the second edition of the biggest award in civilian application of drone technology will be held on Saturday February 6, 2016, at Dubai Internet City.

The UAE Drones for Good Award received more than 1,000 projects from 165 countries from around the world, displaying high levels of innovation and technological development, strengthening the international position of the Award to utilize new technology to serve humanity.

We’ve rounded up demos and additional information on each of the six finalists. Click here to Meet the 6 Finalists of the Drone for Good Award and then vote for the winners.




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