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What is it with delivery drones and burritos? The Burrito Bomber was one of a very early drone delivery concepts to emerge back in 2012, then last year Google began bringing Chipotle burritos to students of Virginia Tech. Now the tech giant will start using experimental aircraft to drop off tightly wrapped tubes of rice 'n' beans to folk in rural Australia, as it looks to step up its drone de
In 1995, at a time when email was beginning to replace snail mail, Deutsche Bundespost was privatized, becoming Deutsche Post. Like most other privatized postal services in the world, the company faced an uncertain future, but the national institution is now the dominant freight and logistics company in the world, and is looking to cement its future by developing its own fleet of autonomous d
While plenty see drones replacing certain delivery methods, the idea that they could simply complement them is also beginning to gather some momentum. Mercedes-Benz flagged its intentions in this area last year when it unveiled a concept van that incorporates delivery drones to handle some legs of a journey, and has now taken another step forward by kicking off trials of the technology in Swi
Would you be comfortable with a Walmart employee wandering into your home and restocking your fridge? What if you could watch on as they did it? The retail giant is at least looking to test out this possibly unnecessary concept through a new partnership with smart home security company August...Continue Reading Walmart to trial delivery service that restocks your fridgeCategory: Around The Ho
Postal delivery in London is about to get a little bit greener, with Royal Mail launching trials of nine fully electric mail vans. Made for Royal Mail by UK company Arrival, the shiny new vehicles have been built to carry out inner city deliveries, and will begin ferrying packages around the city this week. ..Continue Reading UK's Royal Mail kicks off electric delivery van trialsCategory: Aut
the company has based their service around a small robot airplane that can carry medical goods, conquering challenging terrains and gaps in infrastructure. The post zipline’s blood delivery drones to operate in tanzania early next year appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
This week we're a step closer to a future where snacks can be air-dropped to us within minutes of ordering. While Amazon and other companies are busy navigating through the red tape required to get drones buzzing through the urban skies with their pizza payloads, the Icelandic city of Reykjavik has become the first in the world to be served by commercial delivery flights...Continue Reading Ic
the UK mail service is trialling nine, fully-electric commercial vehicles in partnership with arrival, an automotive technology company.The post royal mail’s new electric delivery trucks take to the streets today appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The Bugatti Chiron debuted last year in front of a Geneva Motor Show crowd of eager onlookers. A year after that big debut, Bugatti delivered the very first examples in Europe and the Middle East. Now, the Chiron has officially made its way to North America, a vibrant yellow-and-black model having been delivered to its owner at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this past weekend. US roadwa
If Amazon's drone delivery service is to ever get off the ground, it'll need some major infrastructure upgrades to support it. Previous patent documents have shown that these drones might be restocked and recharged in huge hives or launched from airborne blimps, and a new patent awarded to the retail giant could see drones being patched up and launched from mobile maintenance facilities carte is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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