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October 21, 2020 | Tom Ballard

NC start-up’s drones now disinfecting Mercedes-Benz Stadium

What do drones and disinfectants have in common? It’s a delivery mechanism.

Charlotte start-up Lucid Drone Technologies has leased its drone technology to the Atlanta Falcons for use in disinfecting Mercedes-Benz Stadium after games. The drones use electrostatic sprayers to evenly distribute hypochlorous, a medical-grade disinfecting chemical that is nontoxic to humans and animals and also in compliance with Environmental Protection Agency Standards.

We first took note of the company is this May post on when it announced one of those proverbial start-up pivots. Click here to learn more about how that shift has resulted in this new opportunity.

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