Coast guard man sharpens up search and rescue

4th February, 2018
Robin Blandford of D4H Picture: Fergal Phillips

His experience volunteering for the Irish Coast Guard in Howth proved the inspiration for Robin Blandford’s Dublin venture Decisions for Heroes (D4H).

Blandford, who continues to volunteer with the coast guard, studied digital media engineering at Dublin City University and saw potential to harness technology to improve the outcome of search and rescue missions.

“We had been on lots of missions where I started to ask questions about data to see if...

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