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Survey: More Than a Third of Consumers Prefer Drone Delivery

Courtesy of Clutch The popularity of drone delivery is changing consumer preferences according to a new survey of 528 online shoppers by a B2B review platform. The report by Clutch found 36 percent of online shoppers say they would be more likely to purchase an item if it were delivered by drone. However, 39 percent…
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Why the Whole World Should Watch the African Drone Forum Next Month

  image courtesy African Drone Forum The African Drone Forum: February 5 – 7, 2020.   Register here!  The commercial drone industry has developed rapidly over the last five years: and governments, humanitarian organizations and enterprise companies all over the world are working to best utilize the technology to help communities and grow economies.  One…
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Corporate Statement: PABLO AIR Flies South Korea’s First Long-Distance Drone Delivery

Courtesy: PABLO AIR A South Korean drone company says it’s conducted the first long-distance drone delivery in the nation’s history. In November, PABLO AIR completed the unmanned BVLOS flight from Seogwipo Port on Jeju Island to Cheonjin Port on Wudo Island, according to a company press release. Using a hybrid drone, the Seoul-based firm logged…
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How Key Technology Changes May Revolutionize Urban Transport Systems: EVs, Drones, and More

Part 2 of a 2 Part Series on innovative drone delivery and software company Aha.  See Part 1 here, to read about how small retailers are taking on delivery giants like Amazon. Maron Kristófersson is the CEO of Aha, a company that both provides a delivery service utilizing drones in Iceland; and helps companies to develop their…
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David and Goliath: How Small Retailers in Iceland are Taking on Amazon and Uber with Drone Delivery (Part 1 of 2)

In English, a paradigm shift or major new idea may be referred to as an “Aha” moment: so the name of this innovative urban delivery service is appropriate in multiple languages. At last month’s Commercial UAV Show in London,  we met Maron Kristofersson, CEO and Founder of Aha.is, a drone delivery service based in Iceland,…
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Doosan Fuel Cell Drone Makes 43 Mile Medical Delivery

Korean drone company Doosan Mobility Innovation has been a new presence at drone shows and conferences this year.  Now, the unique DS30 octocopter has demonstrated what it can do with a stunning 43 mile medical drone delivery. The project was a collaboration between drone consulting group Guinn Partners, Skyfire Consulting, the US Department of Health…
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UPS Drone Delivers First-ever Prescriptions to Customers’ Homes

Source: UPS UPS and CVS have delivered drone history that could literally be just what the doctor ordered. The carrier giant’s aerial subsidiary UPS Flight Forward partnered with drug-store chain CVS to complete the first-ever American commercial drone delivery of a prescription to a customer’s home – a mission both companies say will be the…
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A Drone Airline? Who Will Get the First Approval for Large Scale Drone Delivery in the U.S.?

This week, Google spin off Project Wing featured in two big pieces of news in the drone industry.  First came the news that the company had won the approval of the Australian aviation authorities for their drone delivery program – something that Wing discussed in detail at last fall’s Amsterdam Drone Week (you can read our…
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