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Scientists Add Defibrillator To Drones

Russian Scientists Add Defibrillator To DronesМосковский технологический институт

Russian Scientists Add Defibrillator To Drones In what looks like a potentially useful use of drone technology, Russian scientists at the Moscow Technology Institute have stuck a defibrillator on a drone so it can be remotely piloted to a person in need of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. So much like an air ambulance, but — presumably — a lot cheaper. The project is…

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Martek for UAS Vaccine Delivery Trial

UNICEF & Vanuatu Government Select Martek for UAS Vaccine Delivery TrialMartek

UNICEF & Vanuatu Government Select Martek for UAS Vaccine Delivery Trial According to sUAS News, the humanitarian application of ‘drones-for-good’ is a compelling use case and Martek Marine (UK) has been selected by UNICEF & the Vanuatu Government to demonstrate their capability for vaccine delivery. Martek will self-fund the trial which will take place on Efate Island from 21-25 August 2017….

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Ambulance Drones Save Lives Faster

Drones Save Lives FasterGabriel Rossi/Getty

Ambulance Drones Save Lives Faster Than Emergency Services CNET posted an interesting article how drones equipped with defibrillators can reach patients more quickly than ground-based emergency medical services. This could change the way we use emergency response completely. Using drones to reach patients could help cut down on one crucial aspect of emergency care: response times. Thus, giving emergency care quicker and…

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Drone Carrying Defibrillator Saves Lives

Drone Carrying Defibrillator Saves LivesThe Guardian

Drone Carrying Defibrillator Saves Lives, Research Suggests Drones were 16 minutes faster than the emergency services, increasing the chance of survival for people who suffer cardiac arrest, study shows Drones are already employed for anything from military to recreational use, from oil exploration to filmmaking, but they could also help save the lives of people who have suffered a cardiac…

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Drones Technology Takes On Reforestation

Drones Technology Takes On ReforestationVocativ

Drones Technology Takes On Reforestation One company is using drones to help plant trees. We recently ran across a few article discussing how one company is using drones to solve a growing problem. DroneSeed is a Seattle-based company that works with commercial foresters to make reforestation scalable. They published a video that illustrates a growing problem, in this case, deforestation, and how…

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Drone Mapping Saves Lives In Colombia

Drone Mapping Saves Lives In ColombiaGlobalMedic

Drone Mapping Saves Lives In Colombia In April 2017, unusually heavy rains caused floods, and a massive landslide in Mocoa, Putumayo province, Colombia. Over 300 people lost their lives and more than 4000 people were displaced. Canadian RescUAV, Aeryon Labs, and Pix4D teamed up, helping those helped 4000 people return home safely. The Call For Help After receiving the call for help from UNGRD, Canadian-based GlobalMedic’s…

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International Drone Day 2017

International Drone Day 2017That Drone Show

International Drone Day 2017 … It’s Right Around The Corner The 3rd International Drone Day 2017 is THIS Saturday, May 6th, 2017. This event follows two successful years, beginning with the first International Drone Day in 2015, which saw over 40,000 people in 150 countries take part. Drones continue to be a controversial topic, and IDD 2017 plans to change…

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Cargo Deliveries via Drones

Cargo Deliveries via Drones In The Amazon RainforestDrone Girl

Cargo Deliveries via Drones In The Amazon Rainforest Drones still have a number of hoops to fly through before drone delivery becomes widespread in the U.S. But in Peru’s Amazon rainforest, drones are making cargo deliveries of anti-venom medication to remote villages. WeRobotics, a group that carries out robotic-related social good projects around the world, is testing drone delivery of…

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Drone Delivery Testing Expands

Drone Delivery Canada Granted Additional Test Flight Certificate from Transport Canada – Commercial Drone Delivery Testing Expands in Southern Ontario, CanadaDrone Delivery Canada

Commercial Drone Delivery Testing Expands in Southern Ontario, Canada Drone Delivery Canada Granted Additional Test Flight Certificate from Transport Canada Drone Delivery Canada (DDC or the Company) CSE – FLT, is pleased to report that it has been granted an additional Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) from Transport Canada.   The certificate will allow DDC to expand its current drone delivery…

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Drone tested by Albany sea rescuers

Drone tested by Albany sea rescuers

Drone tested by Albany sea rescuers at Salmon Holes set to help in emergencies The first test of drone technology to rescue people at sea in Western Australia has been hailed a success by volunteers in the Great Southern, who say it could help save lives. The experiment, led by the Albany Sea Rescue with no government involvement, was conducted…

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