Drones are revolutionising everything from engineering to retail & next they could save lives by delivering defibrillators.

In a world where organisations are facing disruptive competition, those that succeed will be those that operate in an environment where change is the norm and the speed of technological advancement demands they transform, at pace. ‘Drones and defibrillators’ provide a clear example of how the rapid pace of technological disruption could bring together two seemingly unrelated things to create new benefits to society.

¹A drone can be summoned by a patient with heart attack symptoms; the device can reach the patient, travelling at speeds of 100 km/h, locate and identify him or her and then perform an automatic defibrillation. By decreasing the time between identifying the first symptoms of a heart attack and the defibrillation drone’s rapid response, the survival rate can increase from 8% to 80%.


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¹Clarity from above: PwC global report on the commercial applications of drone technology

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¹Clarity from above: PwC global report on the commercial applications of drone technology


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