Each year nearly a million people in Europe suffer from a cardiac arrest. A mere 8% survives due to slow response times of emergency services. The ambulance-drone is capable of saving lives with an integrated defibrillator. The goal is to improve existing emergency infrastructure with a network of drones. This new type of drones can go over 100 km/h and reaches its destination within 1 minute, which increases chance of survival from 8% to 80%! This drone folds up and becomes a toolbox for all kind of emergency supplies. Future implementations will also serve other use cases such as drowning, diabetes, respiratory issues and traumas.
Corrective Statement to the video: One should never leave the patient alone and always start performing CPR first. Please send out a bystander to retrieve an AED or Ambulance Drone in case of Cardiac Arrest.
Project Creator: Alec Momont – alecmomont.com
Film Director: Samy Andary – samyandary.com
Cinematographer: Tomas J. Harten – vimeo.com/user12379455
Actress: Rebecca ter Mors – rebeccatermors.com
Actor: Roland van der Velden
Speed test drone clip: SkyHero – sky-hero.com
Project Sponsor: Living Tomorrow – livingtomorrow.com
Project Facilitator: TU Delft – tudelft.nl
Project Chair: Prof.dr.ir. Richard Goossens
Project Mentor: Ir. Kees Nauta
Project Supervisor: Peter de Jonghe
Project Coordinator: Jurgen de Jaeger