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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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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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Using Drones for Sample Transportation

Hospitals Begin Using Drones for Sample TransportationReview and Blog

Hospitals Begin Using Drones for Sample Transportation Today, drones are used everywhere for various tasks. For example, they are a very practical way of transportation. Earlier, we’ve written about product deliveries executed by drones. Such companies as Amazon or Google are already using drones in the consumer segment. However, drones can play a bigger role in other fields, like medicine. This…

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UAS to Deliver Laboratory Samples

Swiss Post Using UAS to Deliver Laboratory Samples Between Hospitals in Lugano, SwitzerlandAlessandro Della Bella

Swiss Post Using UAS to Deliver Laboratory Samples Between Hospitals in Lugano, Switzerland Since the middle of March, the Swiss postal service has been using UAS to deliver laboratory samples between two hospitals in Lugano, Switzerland, which is near the Italian border. Since beginning operation, the UAS, which are manufactured by a California-based UAS company called Matternet, have completed around…

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Trial For Drones To Carry Vaccines

Trial For Drones To Carry Vaccines

Vanuatu in trial for drones to carry vaccines to remote areas In what’s believed to be a world-first, drones are to be trialed to carry vaccines to remote communities in the Pacific. Unicef is working with the Vanuatu government on the groundbreaking project in the hope it will save lives. “If it works it will be massive, it will be huge,…

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Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone

Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone

The Brilliant New Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone WHEN MOST PEOPLE hear the word “drone” they either think of uncrewed military aircraft or those multi-rotor mini-copters that could one day deliver packages to your doorstep. But what if the package is the plane? That’s the idea behind the Aerial Platform Supporting Autonomous Resupply Actions drone, a cardboard glider that carries about two pounds of…

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Anti-Venom Drone Delivery In Amazon

Anti-Venom Drone Delivery for Amazonian snakebites

Anti-Venom Drone Delivery for Amazonian snakebites In the thick Amazonian rainforest, moving goods around is tough going. Remote communities in this part of the world often rely on boats and winding river networks to get things to people in need, one of which is anti-venom in the event of a snake bite. WeRobotics, a non-profit that seeks to deploy robotics…

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DragonflEye: Tiny Cyborg Drones

Scientists are turning dragonflies into tiny cyborg drones

Scientists are turning dragonflies into tiny cyborg drones One company has decided the ideal tiny drone should take its cues from the natural world of insects — specifically the dragonfly. When Draper, an independent biomedical solutions lab, set out to make its own mini-fliers, it cut out the middleman. It got some of the insects and outfitted them with cutting-edge…

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Drones May One Day Save Your Life

These paper-airplane drones may one day save your life. Credit: Otherlab

These paper-airplane drones may one day save your life DARPA is funding autonomous cardboard airplanes that can carry medical supplies. Drones make a lot of sense when delivering things in an emergency to areas with unreliable road conditions, especially to places where people can’t go — like regions that are under quarantine and in need of medical supplies. The problem,…

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