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A Drone Can Deliver Defibrillators ~17 Minutes Faster Than An Ambulance

Drones can save lives; they can be used by first responders like search and rescue, they can deliver medical supplies such as blood, they can collect data that can be used to predict the next major viral outbreak. Even DJI is now attempting to actively track events where drones have been used to save lives. [...]

By |2017-06-28T07:34:42+00:00June 29th, 2017|Drones, Health|Comments Off on A Drone Can Deliver Defibrillators ~17 Minutes Faster Than An Ambulance

Using Drones To Help HIV Infected Children In Africa

In Malawi, you can find one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. Sadly, many of the infected are children. According to Lily Kuo of Quartz, "Only half of the 130,000 youth living with HIV were being treated in 2014. That year, 10,000 children died from HIV-related diseases." UNICEF, working with the government of Malawi, [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:44+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Activism, Drone Delivery, Drone Services, Drone Technology, Drones, Health|Comments Off on Using Drones To Help HIV Infected Children In Africa

Drones For Good: Sea Cleaning Drones

Ocean pollution is a real issue and as much as we prepare against them, oil spills happen. Hsu Sean put together this seafaring drone design that he hopes could help. Not only does his design work to clean the spill itself, he also includes a transmitter that uses high frequency acoustic waves to discourage wildlife [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:30+00:00September 14th, 2015|Drone Technology, Drones, Health, New Drones, Safety|Comments Off on Drones For Good: Sea Cleaning Drones

Matternet Says “No Roads? There’s A Drone For That”

Founded in 2011, Matternet is "a 21st century transportation system that will transform the way we move goods locally." Matternet's plan is to use a network of drones, operating autonomously, to deliver pharmaceuticals to areas inaccessible by traditional infrastructure. It's a concept that a lot of people in Silicon Valley feel is viable and even in their [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:43+00:00July 20th, 2015|Drone Applications, Drone Services, Drone Startups, Drones, Health, International|Comments Off on Matternet Says “No Roads? There’s A Drone For That”

Project Wing 1.0, No Wait, I’m Mean Project Wing 2.0

While many people are familiar with Google X, and some people are familiar with the fact that Google purchased Titan Aerospace, few know about the solar powered Solara drone project Google has. If you haven't been paying close attention, you might have also missed Project Wing, now in its 2.0 version (not to be confused [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:45+00:00July 15th, 2015|Drone Technology, Drones, Health, New Drones, VTOL|Comments Off on Project Wing 1.0, No Wait, I’m Mean Project Wing 2.0

Activists/Doctors Use Drones To Deliver Abortion-Inducing Medication

Abortion Drone (womenonwaves.org) Lauren O'Neil, from CBC News reports on what possibly could be the most political use of personal drones to date. In my opinion, having the option to use abortion-inducing pills is important. Dutch activists are using loopholes to deliver abortion-inducing pills to women in Poland "— without the need for any sort of government authorization, thanks [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:47+00:00July 12th, 2015|Drones, Health|Comments Off on Activists/Doctors Use Drones To Deliver Abortion-Inducing Medication