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Drone Delivery Starts With an Obstacle Course

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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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Drones Delivering Mail In France

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Drones Delivering Mail In France – It’s In The Works It’s an experiment at first, but it’s happening. According to recent news articles, specifically the article France is going to let drones start delivering the mail, posted on Recode, the French postal service will soon allow drones to deliver the mail.  The new drone delivery program plans to carry parcels on…

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The US Doesn’t Want Drone Deliveries

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The US Doesn’t Want Drone Deliveries — So Amazon Took Them to England THREE YEARS AFTER CEO Jeff Bezos secured a massive dose of publicity with the announcement that Amazon was working on drone deliveries, that vision is a reality. First-ever #AmazonPrimeAir customer delivery is in the books. 13 min—click to delivery. Check out the video: https://t.co/Xl8HiQMA1S pic.twitter.com/5HGsmHvPlE — Jeff Bezos…

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Introducing Amazon Prime Air

Amazon Prime Air

Introducing Amazon Prime Air And Just Like That, Amazon Just Made History We first heard about Amazon’s desire to introduce a new way of delivering packages, via drone back in 2015. Well according to Amazon’s website, they have done just that and made history in the process. Amazon has officially, and successfully completed the first EVER delivery by drone. So…

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Tech Giant Has Kicked Off Drone Delivery

An unmanned delivery helicopter of JD.com delivers express parcels to villagers on November 10, 2016 in Xi'An, Shaanxi Province of China. Credit: VCG—Getty Images

This Tech Giant Has Kicked Off Drone Delivery in Rural China It’s not Amazon. A Chinese company has just publicly launched its drone delivery service. JD.com has started a trial of the program in rural China, testing drop-offs outside of Beijing and in Jiangsu, Shaanxi, and Sichuan provinces, during the country’s “Singles’ Day” shopping festival this past Friday. “There have…

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Drone Delivery Program Hits Some Turbulence

DJI white drone flying. Photo by Roberto Machado Noa—LightRocket via Getty Images

Alphabet’s Drone Delivery Program Hits Some Turbulence Ends delivery partnership with Starbucks. Google’s parent company and its ambitious drone delivery project appear to have hit some turbulence. Alphabet’s Project Wing drone project has cut staff, instituted a hiring freeze, and axed a partnership with coffee-chain Starbucks, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday. Alphabet and Starbucks are said to have tested a drone delivery…

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Flirtey drones deliver socks

Flirtey drones deliver socks from the sky at Menlo Ventures’ annual partner meeting

Flirtey drones deliver socks from the sky at Menlo Ventures’ annual partner meeting Article Source: Lora Kolodny via Tech Crunch Around the world, drones have been delivering life-saving drugs and blood to clinics, and contrarily tasty treats like burritos, pizza, and Slurpees to homes or campuses. Civilian drones have also conducted countless surveys of farms, construction sites, and surveillance around venues with…

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Part 1: Impact of Commercial UAVs

The Impact of Commercial UAVs on Corporate America Part 1

The Impact of Commercial UAVs on Corporate America Part 1 Article Source: Juan Plaza via Commercial UAV News On Friday September 23rd UPS announced that it had delivered its first real package using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). The significance of this event went probably unnoticed to most Americans, but the impact of this small incident will have repercussions in our lives…

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