Everybody knows by now that the delivery drone ambitions of companies like FedEx and UPS amount to marketing stunts. But what happens when those stunts don’t go quite as planned? UPS knows because it recently crashed a delivery drone in front of a bunch of reporters.
Australia Post is one step closer to its goal of being the first delivery company in Australia to deliver small parcels by drone. It is undertaking closed-field trials for the new technology, hoping to bring it just a little bit closer to being a reality.
The idea of receiving your Amazon delivery from drone is fanciful. It’s a total impossibility for the foreseeable future, sure, but Amazon just scored a patent for drone delivery system anyway.