Healthcare

Ambulance Drones: EHang Joins Ambular DRONELIFE

EHang Holdings has announced that it has been selected to join Ambular, an international project to design the ultimate emergency vehicles: ambulance drones.  “Supported by the International Civil Aviation Organization (“ICAO”), the project also seeks to inspire the global aviation community to unleash the potential of eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and …

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Pix4D announces Stand-Alone Photogrammetry with Cloud Proces…

Pix4D launches stand-alone photogrammetry cloud processing solutions Lausanne, Switzerland, June 9th, 2020: Pix4D, the photogrammetry and drone-mapping industry leader, announces today the release of Pix4Dcloud and Pix4Dcloud Advanced: the new mapping platforms for online surveying workflows and construction site monitoring.  These stand-alone cloud products run Pix4D’s photogrammetry algorithms for mapping and modeling reality from images. …

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Study Says Crisis Changing Minds about Disruptive Technology…

Attitudes are changing towards disruptives technology, as drones assist in coronavirus response.  A recent study by European company ProtoLabs titled,  “Horizon Shift:  Accelerated Disruption in Aerospace”   note that the crisis offers opportunities for drones, as changing needs lead to changing attitudes. Coronavirus and Drones Drones are taking a significant role …

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Avision Begins No-Contact Drone Delivery of Medical Supplies

In another example of drone companies playing a productive role in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic (and in some cases a critical one),  Avision began no-contact drone delivery of medical supplies.  Avision announced that over the last few weeks they have been working with drone pilots in San Mateo country in …

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Medical Drone Delivery Success in Ireland

Professor Derek O’Keeffe, NUI Galway and the world’s first diabetes drone. In September, DroneLife reported on the world’s first BVLOS medical delivery in Ireland. Researchers at NUI Galway partnered with German drone startup Wingcopter to transport prescription medication and blood samples for diabetes patients. This week, the research team released more details about …

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Research Says Small Drone Market in U.S. Worth 22.55 Billion…

Reprinted with Permission from Fortune Business Insights The market for small drones is projected to reach $22.55 billion by the end of 2026, according to a report recently released by Fortune Business Insights.   In a paid analysis study titled “Small Drones Market Size,  Share & Industry Analysis, by Type (Fixed-Wing, Rotary-Wing, …

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China is Using Technology to Battle the Coronavirus – in Som…

The new strain of coronavirus is our current natural disaster, and drones and other new technology are being used to respond. As Covid-19’s first site of attack, China has led the battle against the Coronavirus, and it has turned to technology as a tool to help stop the spread of …

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“The Window of Opportunity is Narrowing”: Drones And Other U…

From The Chinese News Service The country of China is deploying drones and unmanned robots to disinfect hospitals and public space,  enforce quarantine restrictions and deliver medicines in their efforts to stem the tide of this growing epidemic, as the world braces for what is edging toward a global pandemic  …

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Drones May Someday Deliver Genetic Tests to Save Kids’ Lives

File photo One of America’s largest accountancy-auditing companies is helping a San Diego research hospital potentially save the lives of children via drone technology. Deloitte and Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine are teaming up to explore drone delivery for medical samples from the hospital to the lab for genomic …

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