AT&T, Softbox and Merck Test Connected Payloads and Drone Flights to Deliver Medical Supplies in Puerto Rico » Drone Accelerator
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by on August 25, 2018
A Flying Smartbox From AT&T and Softbox Shows How IoT Can Help Safely Deliver Vital Medicines in Crises..
AT&T* is taking part in a proof of concept with Softbox to test connected medical payloads carried by drones. The goal? Successfully and safely deliver temperature-sensitive medicines using drones.
An LTE-connected drone carrying Softbox’s thermal-insulated packaging system “Skypod,” which includes a smartbox powered by AT&T’s Internet of Things (IoT) technology, successfully completed demonstration flights. The field trial with Merck, the pharmaceutical company, took place in locations across Puerto Rico. Softbox, based in the UK, provides specialist temperature control packaging to the pharmaceutical industry.
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