Cellular connectivity and powerful computing key for successful drone delivery test.
New research predicts $10 billion market by 2030, with a $101 billion overall market for drone services.
Expanded services planned for long-range deliveries to remote areas.
Drone delivery company Wing is the first to be granted an Air Carrier Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), opening up commercial flights to the company.
Investors were in the mood for love this week, as we saw mergers and large investments for self-driving vehicle companies and medical robotics companies, among other transactions.
Amazon has partnered with the UK government to explore three key aspects of drone delivery: flights beyond the visual line of sight, flights where one operator monitors multiple drones, and obstacle avoidance technology.
Flirtey partnered with 7-Eleven for the first FAA-approved home drone delivery. The Flirtey drone
autonomously delivered Slurpees, a chicken sandwich, donuts, hot coffee and candy to the home of the family who placed the order.