Sumary of Chinese firms’ high-tech devices help rescue efforts in Henan floods:
- Responding to an emergency dispatch by the Ministry of Emergency Management, China Mobile, the world’s largest telecom operator by subscribers, arranged for a large-scale Wing Loong drone to fly from Southwest China’s Guizhou Province to Gongyi, one of the most battered areas in Henan, on Wednesday.
- The drone, using the operator’s wireless telecommunications base stations and stable communications signal with coverage of over 50 square kilometers, is capable of providing long-term, stable and continuous mobile network coverage for 24 hours without pausing, China Mobile told the Global Times on Thursday.
- The offering of phone functionality by drones in disaster areas underscored the capability of China’s tech workers, according to a note sent to the Global Times on Thursday by Hangkongwuyu, an aviation influencer.
- Shenzhen-based drone giant DJI told the Global Times on Thursday that it was organizing local drone operators and resources to support quarantine and disinfection work.
- On top of that, rescue equipment and remote water supply systems produced by Weihai Guangtai Airport Equipment Co in East China’s Shandong Province were also deployed into flood-affected areas.
- Weihai Guangtai’s remote water supply system enables water supply from more than 6 kilometers away, as well as water drainage, and it can run 24/7, the Shenzhen-listed firm said on Thursday.