Package delivery company UPS formed a subsidiary called Flight Forward and applied for the Federal Aviation Administration approval to begin operating commercial drone delivery.
Austin, TX-based Pensa Systems has developed a drone for in-store inventory management, utilizing computer vision to capture real-time shelf conditions and artificial intelligence to recognize how products are managed and predict patterns for stock-outs. The drones are small, quiet and have enclosed-rotors in protective housing to make them safer. to be deployed after hours or select store hours when areas are free.
The robotic devices, created by Pensa, ensure that shelves stay stocked and items are where they are intended to be, offering manufacturers and retailers a less expensive way to monitor inventory as well as customer activity
Testing in Helsinki, Alphabet's drones are intended to deliver light-weigh packages like medicine and meals quickly and efficiently, and will trial the service free of charge this coming spring
Children from the Boys & Girls Club got to experience the true holiday spirit
Parrot launches drones that help firefighters and farmers
The company is testing the concept of a delivery network of drones
Flytrex has partnered with the largest retail website in the country
A central management system called Paint By Drone enables a hive of drones to draw fan-submitted content on any wall, anywhere in the world
This drone prototype gives bees a hand in pollinating flowers and could be a solution to the dwindling bee population
The brand's electric self-driving automobiles would release small quadcopters to drop off and pick up packages remote areas
The SUV can house a quadcopter on its roof that assists rescue units while they're in a crisis situation