Drone Delivery

Zipline: Drones Could Begin Helping U.S. Hospitals Respond t…

(News and Commentary). Drone delivery heroes Zipline are already performing thousands of lifesaving drone delivery flights every day in Africa.  The world’s largest drone delivery network, Zipline can boast more than 1 million autonomous commercial delivery miles flown.  They are the world’s experts on delivering medical supplies like vaccines, blood …

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Wingcopter flies into delivery partnership with UPS

Source: Wingcopter German UAV startup Wingcopter is collaborating with UPS Flight Forward to develop a next-generation delivery drone solution for packages. “Drone delivery is not a one-size-fits-all operation,” said Bala Ganesh, vice president of the UPS Advanced Technology Group. “Our collaboration with Wingcopter helps pave the way for us to …

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This Cargo Drone Application Could Change this Huge Enterpri…

Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has announced that the project announced in October with  DSC Air & Sea will go live in March.  It’s a big step for the drone delivery company, which produces both hardware and software: and an even bigger move for the logistics and shipping industry – which …

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The World Needs Drone Delivery Now

With “social distancing” the phrase of the week around the world, the time may have come for communities and governments to embrace drone delivery – not just for speed and convenience, but to protect themselves and vulnerable members. The World Economic Forum has published a blog post highlighting the contributions …

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Flirtey Granted Patent for Automated Parachute Safety System

Drone delivery specialist Flirtey has been granted a patent that the company says will “enhance its fundamental technology”. The patent refers to an automatic parachute deployment system to support drone flights and aerial deliveries being carried out safely. The patent recognizes the ability of a drone’s technology to detect an …

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Drones are Being Deployed in the Fight Against Coronavirus

Last month, aerial footage emerged from a busy intersection in Shuyang, northern China. The video – admittedly a piece of state propaganda – shows drones equipped with loudspeakers being used by law enforcement. The purpose? To remind pedestrians to wear their facemasks in an effort to slow the spread of …

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Why the Whole World Should Watch the African Drone Forum Nex…

  image courtesy African Drone Forum The African Drone Forum: February 5 – 7, 2020.   Register here!  The commercial drone industry has developed rapidly over the last five years: and governments, humanitarian organizations and enterprise companies all over the world are working to best utilize the technology to help …

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