Articles by tag: Drone Delivery

Drone Deliveries Face Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities. Advanced IoT Systems Are Both Their Risk and Their Defense.

The FAA recently granted UPS the green light to perform Beyond Visual Line Of Sight (BVLOS) drone deliveries. This approval is a big win for the company in allowing them to make more longer-distance drone shipments, but maybe more interesting is the underlying technology that’s making these at-scale deliveries possible. A key part…

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Adapting to Drone Delivery: Chefs’ Perspectives

Discover the latest disruptions and innovations in various fields with MarketScale’s new series, On Edge. In the first episode, Chef Andre Natera takes the audience on a journey to explore his thoughts on how drone delivery could shape the future of cooking. He discusses the potential benefits and drawbacks of this technology and wonders…

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On Edge: A New Soundbite Series

Market Scale is launching a new series called “On Edge.” This weekly soundbite series will provide listeners with an in-depth look into the cutting edge technology transforming emerging markets. From AI to blockchain, this podcast will share the stories of the innovative entrepreneurs and companies pushing the boundaries of technology and the incredible impact they…

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Preparing Drone Delivery to Operate in One of the Busiest Airspaces in the Country

Drones in America host Grant Guillot spoke with guest Ben Brooks, Policy Development Lead for Wing, a sister company of Alphabet that focuses on improving the safety, security, and viability of drone delivery. Brooks remarked on Wing’s improvements and adjustments through the years and how the scalability and ROI of the company has vastly improved,…

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Cargo Delivery Drones Could Drastically Impact the Middle Mile

Drones in America’s Grant Guillot first met Kofi Asante, VP of Strategy & Business Development with Elroy Air, at Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas during a keynote panel on drone delivery. Elroy Air’s involvement with drone cargo delivery services is an area that is worth a deeper dive, so Guillot was thrilled to have…

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Last-Mile Drone Delivery Takes Flight in 2022

Drone delivery has been captivating audiences for years. Consumers are eager to see it come to fruition across the globe, and operators are working to accelerate its capabilities, while retailers are preparing for a multitude of use cases. In 2022, the widespread adoption and usability of drone delivery will find its wings. So, what can…

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As Delivery Apps Spread, Innovating the Last Mile Remains an End Goal

Host Barbara Castiglia welcomed to The Main Course Yariv Bash, CEO of Flytrex, to discuss an innovation in food delivery that has long been on the radar, but whose growth has been exacerbated by the pandemic: drones. While his company was founded in 2013 under different circumstances, it only took until 2016 for Bash and…

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing Smart Cities Experts Talk
Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration
May 28, 2024

The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the global emphasis on privacy is emerging as a powerful disruptor, fundamentally transforming how businesses collect and integrate customer data. This shift is not merely a regulatory hurdle but a profound evolution in societal values, recognizing…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment
Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices
May 28, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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Wing’s New Walgreens Partnership Means Drone Delivery is Finally Taking Off
December 16, 2021

In recent years, drones have flexed their usefulness for a multitude of purposes, from surveying in the construction industry, to risk assessment in telecommunications, to most recently, drone deliveries. This growth is bearing out in the numbers, too; commercial drone sales, since 2016, have experienced more than 900% growth, with projections placing sales in the…

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Even With Regulatory Uncertainty, Drone Professionals Feel the Holiday Cheer with a Bullish Future
November 23, 2021

It is difficult to believe that in the United States, we are preparing to commemorate our second Thanksgiving since COVID-19 impacted several end-user industries that utilize unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS” or “drones”). The costs many of these sectors continue to incur as a result of the pandemic cannot be overstated. However, as the sun sets…

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These Two Companies are Solving the Last Inch Drone Delivery Problem
October 4, 2021

After UPS received the FAA’s first Part 135 certification for drone delivery in 2019, especially BVLOS delivery, the possibility of commercialized mass drone delivery became a reality. Fast-forward to 2021, and Alphabet’s Wing announced it crossed 100,000 drone deliveries, a massive milestone for consistency and a scaled future. As UAVs continue their path towards delivery…

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How Smart Cities Will Benefit from New FAA Drone Rules
September 6, 2021

The FAA announced earlier this summer that they are compiling a new advisory board to create the rules for drones to fly beyond line of visual site, paving the way for widespread drone delivery. Tyler Kern checked in with entrepreneur Ryan Walsh on how the future of drone delivery will reshape the infrastructure of smart…

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The Biggest Question Facing Drone Delivery
September 2, 2021

The Commercial UAV Expo kicks off next week in Las Vegas and drone delivery will be one of the technologies at the forefront of the discussion. The industry is seeing delivery companies hit some major milestones such as Wing being on pace for 100,000 deliveries by the end of the year. But one major…

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Drones Take a Major Credibility Leap Forward in 2021
September 1, 2021

Drone delivery has hit a couple of recent mile stones that add credibility to its future. Wing is on track to reach 100,000 deliveries by the end of the year, and a recent study showed that drone delivery is set to be 90% cheaper than a car based delivery service. To get some perspective on…

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Can Drone Delivery Be Minimally Invasive?
July 22, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   The challenges around drone delivery often go into several buckets—line of sight limitations and safety…

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Envisioning the Infrastructure to Support Drone Deliveries
July 1, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   This could be the golden age of drone delivery. However, like any form of logistics,…

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Walmart Announces Partnership with DroneUp to Make Mass Drone Deliveries a Reality
June 17, 2021

Bentonville, AR – Retail giant Walmart recently announced a partnership with DroneUp intended to make it the premier retailer for drone deliveries. The partnership backs up a similar joining in April of the retailer and Cruise, an all-electric autonomous vehicle company, that will also change the delivery landscape. The drone program will begin to…

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