WARSAW—A Polish company is developing a heliport monitoring system that can warn a pilot of potential obstacles near a landing area before the helicopter arrives. The Heliport Remote Safeguard System (HRESS) was developed by Warsaw-based AP-Tech with innovation funding from the European Union to monitor helipads and the airspace around them to ensure that helicopters can land safely. Image processing cameras mounted in the device look for potential obstacles such as cranes or vehicles ...

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