A mock shipment showed how the flying vehicle can help both send packages and save lives in emergencies

No more waiting for UPS delivery trucks to arrive because this UPS delivery drone will bring your goods right to your doorstep and in the fastest way possible. UPS partnered with CyPhy to create a commercial drone that will help with time-critical deliveries and testing has already started.

Almost two weeks ago, the Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications (PARC) system drone was tested. It was tasked to bring an asthma inhaler to a child from Beverly to Children’s Island, a place that can’t be reached my automobiles. In this mock scenario, the drone flew itself equipped with night vision and secure communication that is impossible to intercept.

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