Drone successfully delivers anti-venom to remote Amazon communities
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Aerial drones (or UAVs) are capable of rapid deployment over terrain that’s challenging for conventional transport, and we’ve seen how they’re being used in diverse emergency situations such as natural disaster mapping and food aid delivery. Now WeRobotics are harnessing drones to deliver emergency snake bite anti-venom to remote Amzonian communities. https://www.youtube.com/embed/f-QrqZHoxAM In collaboration with their local offshoot, Peru Flying Labs and the Ministry of Health in Peru, WeRobotics modified a relatively inexpensive (USD 3000) terrain-mapping UAV to carry a cold pack containing anti-venom. The UAV successfully carried out two flights, following pre-programmed flights using GPS guidance, carrying the cargo…
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