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Swiss Post Using UAS to Deliver Laboratory Samples Between Hospitals in Lugano, Switzerland

Swiss Post Using UAS to Deliver Laboratory Samples Between Hospitals in Lugano, Switzerland Since the middle of March, the Swiss postal service has been using UAS to deliver laboratory samples between two hospitals in Lugano, Switzerland, which is near the Italian border. Since beginning operation, the UAS, which are manufactured by a California-based UAS company called Matternet, have completed around…

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Drone Delivery Testing Expands

Drone Delivery Canada Granted Additional Test Flight Certificate from Transport Canada – Commercial Drone Delivery Testing Expands in Southern Ontario, Canada

Commercial Drone Delivery Testing Expands in Southern Ontario, Canada Drone Delivery Canada Granted Additional Test Flight Certificate from Transport Canada Drone Delivery Canada (DDC or the Company) CSE – FLT, is pleased to report that it has been granted an additional Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) from Transport Canada.   The certificate will allow DDC to expand its current drone delivery…

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Trial For Drones To Carry Vaccines

Trial For Drones To Carry Vaccines

Vanuatu in trial for drones to carry vaccines to remote areas In what’s believed to be a world-first, drones are to be trialed to carry vaccines to remote communities in the Pacific. Unicef is working with the Vanuatu government on the groundbreaking project in the hope it will save lives. “If it works it will be massive, it will be huge,…

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Supply Drone Deliveries

Supply Deliveries – No Men Required

Supply Drone Deliveries – No Men Required The US army is developing a technology that will enable a UAV shipment of supplies on the battlefield. An unmanned aerial technology will provide supplies faster and more safely, officials said. Units are seeing things like quadcopters and Amazon delivering via drones, and they demand the same, said Robert Forrester, technical manager for…

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Anti-Venom Drone Delivery In Amazon

Anti-Venom Drone Delivery for Amazonian snakebites

Anti-Venom Drone Delivery for Amazonian snakebites In the thick Amazonian rainforest, moving goods around is tough going. Remote communities in this part of the world often rely on boats and winding river networks to get things to people in need, one of which is anti-venom in the event of a snake bite. WeRobotics, a non-profit that seeks to deploy robotics…

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Drone Delivery Plan Includes Package

Amazon’s new drone delivery plan includes package parachutes

Amazon’s new drone delivery plan includes package parachutes Amazon’s latest patent filing just dropped When it comes to drones, Amazon seems to have no shortage of ideas. In December, The Verge reported that Amazon filed a patent for a flying airship warehouse designed to expedite drone deliveries. Although it may not be as wild as an airship, CNN reports that…

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Drone Delivery Starts With an Obstacle Course

Atlanta Hobby Yuneec Drone

Drone Delivery Starts With an Obstacle Course Crashes happen, but when they happen too often regulation brings the whole thing down. The world’s first drone deliveries have begun trial runs in the United Kingdom and the U.S. Once primarily used by militaries, small quadcopter and octocopter drones are now so commonplace they are for sale at home improvement stores and toy…

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Flirtey Goes Where Amazon Hasn’t

Flirtey’s drone makes a delivery for 7-Eleven. (Flirtey Photo)

Flirtey Goes Where Amazon Hasn’t Flirtey says its drones are making routine deliveries for 7-Eleven in Nevada In the race to make routine commercial deliveries via drone, Flirtey is going where Amazon hasn’t yet ventured: the United States. Today, the three-year-old Nevada-based startup reported that its autonomous drones made regular weekend deliveries of food and other convenience-store products for a 7-Eleven store…

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