Matternet

By Leontina Postelnicu 10:54 am January 24, 2020
Swiss Post and Matternet will start transporting lab samples by drone between hospitals in Switzerland again, months after putting the project on hold. A panel of aviation experts were asked to review safety processes following two incidents in which a drone made an emergency landing and was recovered from the bottom of Lake Zurich, while another crashed close to a group of children that were...
By Dave Muoio 01:41 pm September 22, 2017
Swiss hospitals will soon have a self-coordinating drone courier network to deliver lab samples between facilities. Menlo Park, California-based Matternet’s newly announced autonomous drone logistics platform, Matternet Station, is smartphone-operated, delivers samples across urban settings within half an hour, and will be operational sometime next month, according to recent reporting from the...