Google Has Patented a Drone Rescue Service

Google Has Patented a Drone Rescue Service

Could calling 911 soon become a thing of the past?

Weronika Jurkiewicz
  • 11 april 2016

Project Wing, part of Google’s X team that works on the intersection of tech and mobility, is set to revolutionize yet another aspect of life with their autonomous vehicles: medical emergencies. According to the new patent, instead of calling 991, users will soon push a button corresponding to the type of help they are in need for, for example, insulin, inhaler or first-aid kit and a self-flying drone will deliver those items to them within a couple of minutes.

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