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Israeli Company Introduces FlyTrex Mule for Drone Deliveries

Now that we've been able to effectively, albeit for short bursts of time, conquer low-cost, stable flight, one of the holy grails that the drone industry has promised us is near-real-time product delivery. Who wouldn't want their next meal delivered still hot, fresh from the sky. Thanks to work from FlyTrex, that vision is getting much [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:24+00:00July 19th, 2017|Drone Delivery, Drones|Comments Off on Israeli Company Introduces FlyTrex Mule for Drone Deliveries

Delivery Drones Capable Of Landing On Vehicles Moving 30+ MPH

I always like watching drones do amazing feats, such as landing on a moving vehicle, that's why I was impressed when Land Rover did it. In Land Rover's use case, their drones are for search and rescue purposes, but what about delivery? Check out this drone capable of landing on a fast moving vehicle. How [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:32+00:00May 31st, 2017|Drone Delivery, Drones|Comments Off on Delivery Drones Capable Of Landing On Vehicles Moving 30+ MPH

The Airbus Vahana Drone Wants to Deliver Cargo and People

When you hear the word "drone," an image immediately jumps to mind. At this point, thanks to market penetration, I visualize something like a DJI Phantom. You know, a small consumer drone, designed for recreational use. However, the word "drone" actually covers a broad range of equipment, and Airbus believes it "drones" are the solution [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:33+00:00April 19th, 2017|Drone Delivery, Drone Technology, Drones, New Drones, Transportation|Comments Off on The Airbus Vahana Drone Wants to Deliver Cargo and People

Introducing the AT Panther Delivery Drone from Advanced Tactics Inc.

Delivery drones aren't a new idea, it's a topic that I've covered at length on this blog, and it seems like everyone from Google to DHL has a solution. That doesn't seem to be stopping the constant flow of entrepreneurs like Don Shaw, CEO of Advanced Tactics Inc., from developing their own delivery drone solutions. Introducing the [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:35+00:00April 14th, 2017|Drone Delivery, Drones|Comments Off on Introducing the AT Panther Delivery Drone from Advanced Tactics Inc.

Amazon Protects Drone Deliveries With “Bow-and-Arrow-Proof Drones”

Shipments from Amazon All drone pilots have had to accept the fact, at one time or another, that crashes happen. When crashed happen, we cross our fingers and hope that our precious drone comes out relatively unscathed. It's a weird feeling, praying for your rotor to break, but hey, better a rotor then a frame, right? [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:36+00:00April 5th, 2017|Drone Delivery, Drone Services, Drones|Comments Off on Amazon Protects Drone Deliveries With “Bow-and-Arrow-Proof Drones”

Starship Technology’s Self-Driving Delivery Drone

Starship Technology Delivery Drone When people talk about drone delivery, it's highly likely images of Amazon's delivery drone zipping above your head may immediately come to mind. That's because aerial delivery drones have been getting all the hype. Eeva Haaramo recently wrote an article that talks about another type of delivery drone. This delivery drone is [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:42+00:00March 28th, 2016|Drone Delivery, Drone Startups, Drones, New Drones|Comments Off on Starship Technology’s Self-Driving Delivery Drone

Australian Airspace Could Be Green, Amber And Red For Drones

In Australia, Airservices Australia is responsible for managing the airspace that drones fly in. Facing problems similar to our own, Airservices Australia is considering a simple approach to managing drone accessible airspace. Drone "green zones" allowing pilots to fly unmanned aircraft without explicit regulator approval could be developed to accommodate the growing practice, according to Airservices Australia's [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:44+00:00March 23rd, 2016|Drone Delivery, Drone Software, Drones|Comments Off on Australian Airspace Could Be Green, Amber And Red For Drones

Using Drones To Help HIV Infected Children In Africa

In Malawi, you can find one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. Sadly, many of the infected are children. According to Lily Kuo of Quartz, "Only half of the 130,000 youth living with HIV were being treated in 2014. That year, 10,000 children died from HIV-related diseases." UNICEF, working with the government of Malawi, [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:44+00:00March 22nd, 2016|Activism, Drone Delivery, Drone Services, Drone Technology, Drones, Health|Comments Off on Using Drones To Help HIV Infected Children In Africa

Will We See Drone Delivery In Australia Soon?

Australia has some rural areas, that's a fact. It's the same fact that has the Australia Post considering drone use for mail delivery in certain rural areas. Delivering mail from the farm gate of a property to the door of the farmhouse is even being considered. Potentially making good on his promise to invest in [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:23:44+00:00March 21st, 2016|Drone Delivery, Drone Services, Drones|Comments Off on Will We See Drone Delivery In Australia Soon?

What Amazon’s “Not-too-distant Future” Looks Like

According to the latest information provided by Amazon, the 2.0 version of their Amazon Prime Air delivery drones now have a delivery range of 15 miles, can rise up to 400 feet, and can detect obstacles both in the air and on the ground. Amazon has provided this short, just over two minutes long, video [...]

By |2017-08-31T15:24:01+00:00December 8th, 2015|Drone Delivery, Drones|Comments Off on What Amazon’s “Not-too-distant Future” Looks Like