Sweden’s Everdrone prolongs work delivering AEDs by drone
Swedish startup Everdrone has gotten the all-clear to extend its life-saving First on Scene Solutions activity using drones to speed automated external defibrillators (AED) and provide other support to first responders in Sweden’s vast Västra Götaland county.
The company has been working with the area’s Region Västra Götaland administrative council since 2020, and that cooperation has now been prolonged through assured financing for another year. Everdrone has been active developing uses of UAVs to assist victims and first responders in emergency situations, which last year resulted in one of its drones rushing an AED in time to save the life of a man who’d suffered from cardiac arrest – a world first.
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While the majority of UAV service providers have focused on commercial activities like deliveries or mapping, Everdrone has dedicated itself…