Video: Mercedes-Benz teams up with drone startup Matternet

Tue 20 Dec 2016 12:11 PM GST
Up to 2 billion people on the planet lack access to essential medicines because they live in places without a reliable road system, according to the World Health Organization

Matternet is testing the use of a UAV to transport medical tests and blood samples from remote villages to labs.\n\nBut its application goes well beyond health care. Recently the company partnered up with Mercedes-Benz to create a van that launches delivery drones.\n\nBloomberg TV's Anthony Lacavera speaks to its co-founder and CEO Andreas Raptapoulos.\n\n(Source: Bloomberg YouTube channel)