Healthcare

“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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Aerodyne Acquires Measure’s Inspection Services Business

Measure’s inspection services business has been acquired by Asia Pacific company Aerodyne, forming a new joint venture entity – Aerodyne Measure – for drone services.  Measure will continue to operate independently as an enterprise software provider: Measure CEO Brandan Declet Torres comments that the partnership will significantly expand the user …

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Skywatch.AI Partners with Parazero: Drone Pilots Save Money …

Two players in the commercial drone space have just announced a partnership to help reduce insurance costs for commercial drone pilots.  It’s a partnership that makes sense – an InsurTech platform that’s all about quantifying risks, and a developer of drone safety systems proven to significantly reduce those risks: these …

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SimActive Adds New LiDAR Workflow Functionality

SimActive has just announced some additional functionality removes some of the manual processes currently needed to process softificated imagery.  From their press release below: “Removing the need to manually tag GCPs facilitates the integration of LiDAR data with imagery”, said Dr Philippe Simard, President of SimActive. “Our clients can benefit …

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University of Maryland Drone Delivers Kidney For Successful …

In a world-first flight and a significant step for human medicine, a University of Maryland drone has delivered a donor kidney to surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center, before being successfully transplanted into a patient with kidney failure. It’s an exciting development in the use of drones to …

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Three Forces That Shaped the Drone Industry in 2018

Guest post by leading drone industry analyst Colin Snow of Skylogic Research. This was a big year for the commercial drone industry as a whole. It saw a significant increase in the business adoption, the expansion of the FAA’s LAANC program (the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability that provides …

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