50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

KORE enabled IoT technology powers drones to deliver Critical Medical Assets

Download: Printable PDF Date: 29 Jun 2021 04:05 (UTC) category:
Publisher:
KORE enabled IoT technology powers drones to deliver Critical Medical Assets - Manufacturer publisher
Dana Ermolenko
Aircraft: Drones

KORE will showcase the innovative enablement of IoT connectivity that is making it possible for Australian drone-powered logistics company Swoop Aero to transport COVID-19 vaccines into isolated areas of the world. KORE representatives will be attending Mobile World Congress and showcasing the solution during a private presentation with the King of Spain and his senior dignitaries. 

Swoop Aero's air logistics solution enables the reliable transport of medical commodities, including early pathology samples, diagnosis kits, antiretroviral therapy medication and vitamins across Malawi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique as well as Australia, the United Kingdom and the Pacific. This effort supports the respective Ministries of Health in delivering medical supplies to hard-to-reach areas.

"We're living in the most technologically advanced society of all time," said KORE President and CEO Romil Bahl. "I'm grateful every day that the IoT connectivity and solutions we provide are being used so that people in the remotest parts of the world are not forgotten or overlooked. Medical caregivers rely heavily on Swoop Aero's ability to consistently transport the medicine that doctors and nurses need to care for citizens living in remote locations. Failure is not an option." 

Drone technology, paired with robust connectivity solutions, is leveling the playing field for people who live in remote and rural regions of the world. Using medical drone logistics within the existing health supply chain enables better access to essential medical commodities with reduced human interaction. This is a primary reason why the use of drones within the health supply chain has exponentially increased in the wake of the pandemic and, as the world begins to reopen, represents the "new normal."

Critical to the success of this novel endeavor are the satellite and cellular redundancy and failover systems KORE provides to ensure fleets of drones are consistently operational. 

"The ability to communicate reliably anywhere in the world, anytime, allows Swoop Aero to deploy a reliable, sustainable and scalable drone logistics network bridging the last mile and enabling equitable health access to anyone anywhere," said Swoop Aero CEO Eric Peck.



Loading comments for KORE enabled IoT technology powers drones to deliver Critical Medical Assets...


Recommended

Legends Airways announce TECNAM fleet acquisition across three models

TECNAM and Legends Airways today announced an aircraft purchase agreement for a fleet of 5 initial aircraft for the fixed-wing flight training school. The purchase consists of two P2008 LSA, two&...

DA50 RG Debuts at EAA AirVenture

Diamond Aircraft is thrilled to announce the debut of the DA50 RG at EAA AirVenture 2021 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, from July 26th to August 1st at Wittman Regional Airport.The DA50 RG has recently reache...

HondaJet Elite S debuts at the 2021 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh

Honda Aircraft Company is showcasing the upgraded HondaJet Elite S with a special paint scheme at the 2021 Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture in Oshkosh. The Hond...

To support future flight computing requirements - Collins Aerospace launches Perigon

Collins Aerospace announced the launch of its PerigonTM computer, available for a broad range of commercial and defense platforms. With advanced computing power, open-system architecture and flex...