UNT demonstrates first ever drone provided cell service for disaster response

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-07-26 10:25

DENTON, Texas (UNT) — When disasters like tornadoes and hurricanes strike, they often take down the technology emergency workers desperately need to keep in contact — cellphone service. Now a professor at the University of North Texas is working to make sure those first responders can get that vital access through an airborne communication system.