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Stamford students hope to save lives with drones

A local group hopes to save lives at beaches this summer by using drones. High school seniors at King Low Heywood Thomas School, a private school in Stamford, partnered with Flying Robots founder Bill

News 12 Staff

Apr 7, 2015, 12:53 AM

Updated 3,360 days ago

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A local group hopes to save lives at beaches this summer by using drones.
High school seniors at King Low Heywood Thomas School, a private school in Stamford, partnered with Flying Robots founder Bill Pedra to design a drone attachment that would help save swimmers in distress by dropping a life preserver to them.
The idea is to buy the swimmer time until help arrives.
The students have even started a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for what they're calling, "Project Ryptide."


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