Health

Drone Delivery Canada completes phase two of “AED on the fly” project

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Drone Delivery Canada has successfully completed Phase Two of its AED (Automated External Defibrillator) On The Fly project with Peel Region Paramedics and Sunnybrook Centre for Prehospital Medicine. Building on the success of Phase One of the study, the company was able to demonstrate ease of use of its AED drone solution when provided to community responders in a simulated cardiac arrest scenario. The testing further validates that using DDC’s proprietary drone delivery platform with cargo drop functionality to deliver rapid first responder technology via drone may reduce response time to cardiac arrest patients in the field while being utilized
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Drone operation for hospital pandemic response launches in the US

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Novant Health, a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system headquartered in North Carolina, has launched America's first emergency drone logistics operation by a hospital for its pandemic response. The launch was made possible through a partnership with Zipline, the world's only national scale, on-demand logistics service, which will provide drone flight services. The FAA granted Novant Health a Part 107 waiver to begin operation, which is being launched as part of the North Carolina Department of Transportation's (NCDOT's) Unmanned Aircraft System Integration Pilot Program (IPP). The operation provides contactless distribution of personal protective equipment and critical medical supplies to Novant Health frontline
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Parrot supports Human Rights Watch with drones and software provision

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Parrot is supporting Human Rights Watch’s mission of investigating human rights abuses around the world. To assist the organization’s work, Parrot is providing its ANAFI drones, along with advanced software and technical support. Most recently, as part of a Human Rights Watch investigation into ISIS atrocities in northern Syria, Parrot provided support in capturing aerial imagery and 3D data of the al-Hota gorge near Raqqa, a suspected mass grave site used by ISIS. As part of the investigation, Parrot provided ANAFI drones and on-call support for piloting and technical assistance. The dangerous terrain and steep cliffs of al-Hota made it
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