Tag: drones

Iceland Gets On-Demand Drone Deliveries – Bloomberg

BloombergIceland Gets On-Demand Drone DeliveriesBloombergAn Israeli autonomous drone delivery company has started commercial operations in Reykjavik, Iceland, one of the first in the world to offer the service on demand. Tel Aviv-based Flytrex’s drones will fly more than 2.5 kilometers (1.6 mile) across a …Hamburgers and beer are about to start flying through the skies […]

Should the LAPD test drones? Police get an earful from the public. – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesShould the LAPD test drones? Police get an earful from the public.Los Angeles TimesAs Los Angeles police pitched their plan to fly drones Wednesday night in a series of forums held across the city, the reaction was less positive than they might have hoped. Dozens of residents expressed concern ranging from skepticism to […]

Tanzania Gears Up To Become A Nation Of Medical Drones – NPR

NPRTanzania Gears Up To Become A Nation Of Medical DronesNPRToday the story comes full circle as Tanzania’s government makes a special announcement: In early 2018 the nation will start using Zipline drones for on-demand delivery of blood, vaccines, medications and other supplies such as sutures and IV tubes.Zipline Expands Drone Delivery of Medical SuppliesMIT Technology […]

Airplane nearly crashes into drone illegally flown near Memphis airport – WMC Action News 5

Airplane nearly crashes into drone illegally flown near Memphis airportWMC Action News 5A drone flying one mile away from the airport nearly collided with an airplane during takeoff. “They should not be flying drones next to an airport. That’s ridiculous,” said Memphis resident, Robert Fox. He’s absolutely right. In fact, it’s against FAA …and more » […]

Hamburgers and beer are about to start flying through the skies of Reykjavík, Iceland – The Verge

The DriveHamburgers and beer are about to start flying through the skies of Reykjavík, IcelandThe VergeDrone delivery has taken another small step toward becoming a reality, thanks to a new trial taking place in Iceland. Israeli drone logistics company Flytrex has partnered with Icelandic on-demand goods service AHA to set up a small drone delivery […]

World's first drone delivery service launches in Iceland – CNBC

CNBCWorld’s first drone delivery service launches in IcelandCNBC”We’re making delivery as instant as ordering,” said Yariv Bash, chief executive and co-founder of Flytrex, the autonomous drone company behind the launch. The service is currently available to consumers using AHA, Iceland’s largest online marketplace, …Finally, There’s a Halfway Compelling Consumer Drone Delivery ServiceMIT Technology ReviewDrone delivery service […]

DJI drone manufacturer WILL 'brick' its £500 copters unless owners install more tech on it – The Sun

The SunDJI drone manufacturer WILL ‘brick’ its £500 copters unless owners install more tech on itThe SunA HUGELY popular drone manufacturer has warned customers that their gadgets will stop working if they fail to install new software on it in nine days. DJI has warned customers that they must update the Spark model of the […]

Finally, There's a Halfway Compelling Consumer Drone Delivery Service – MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology ReviewFinally, There’s a Halfway Compelling Consumer Drone Delivery ServiceMIT Technology ReviewDrone delivery firm Flytrex has today announces that it is providing a new service for the Icelandic e-commerce company AHA. Its drones will be used to make deliveries of packages weighing up to 6.5 pounds from AHA’s HQ in Reykjavik to a patch […]

City Hall: Police use drone for first time in investigation – Lincoln Journal Star

Lincoln Journal StarCity Hall: Police use drone for first time in investigationLincoln Journal StarPolice used a drone for the first time to help investigate the natural gas explosion in southeast Lincoln last week. Police can only use a drone in an investigation with the permission of the mayor. Mayor Chris Beutler gave permission after an […]

After just two years, the original US national drone-racing competition is dead – Quartz

QuartzAfter just two years, the original US national drone-racing competition is deadQuartzTwo summers ago, I stood in a dusty field in 100-degree weather to watch what was billed as the first US national drone-racing competition, sensibly titled US Drone Nationals. Its organizer, Scot Refsland, a technologist from the San Francisco Bay Area … Read More… […]

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