This is definitely worth sharing – and is the way of the future.
Recently, we found this article where a Dutch-based engineering student, Alec Momont, revealed a prototype ‘Ambulance Drone’ which acts as a flying defibrillator. It can fly at speeds up to 100 km per hour and tracks emergency mobile calls using GPS to navigate. This speed allows the drone to reach critical patients much faster, increasing their chance of survival 72%! Rather than a 911 operator trying to talk helpers on the scene through first aid procedures, an actual paramedic can see through the drone what is actually happening and instruct those around the victim much more effectively using an on-board camera connected to a control room.
Alec’s project was developed to change the negative perceptions of Drones. With engineering like Alec’s, drones can continue to improve and be developed for saving lives.
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