6 furious uses for drones that aren’t only photography
November 16, 2015 - Picnic Time
Whale investigate regulating “snot bots”
Drone manufacturer Yuneec International currently announced a partnership with Ocean Alliance, that will use Yuneec’s drones to collect information from whales. To do a research, scientists insert a petri plate to drones flown into a cloud of mist exhaled by whales when they surface. The drones, that they call “snot bots” can accumulate information that tell scientists about a health and aptness of a whale, as good as concede scientists to collect a information but a whale even noticing.
Current methods of collecting a information from whales involves banishment a biopsy dart from a crossbow, that causes highlight to a whales.
“Snot bots are designed to mislay a intensity mistreat caused to whales during a investigate process,” pronounced Iain Kerr, CEO of Ocean Alliance. “This is a lottery win for us as a company, a animals we study, and ultimately, humanity.”