Drone World

Tree-planting drones are becoming big business. The next step is making sure they create a viable new environment. On a recent afternoon on former farmland in New South Wales, Australia, drones...

Air warfare adds a new dimension to an old retail rivalry. Walmart is sliding into the drone pilot seat.Read Full Story View original article at FastCompany

The FAA has issued Amazon a certificate for unmanned aircraft systems, bringing it one step closer to its dream of 30-minute delivery with drones. Amazon is taking to the skies.Read Full...

Contactless delivery, from the sky. If a hospital in Huntersville, North Carolina needs to quickly replenish its supply of surgical masks and gowns as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it will now...

UPS and CVS announced plans to begin making drove deliveries in The Villages, Florida, in early May. UPS will begin using drones to deliver CVS prescription medication in early May to...

Robots have been used for everything from disinfecting hospitals to walking the stage for graduation. Importantly, they’re not replacing people—they’re doing work people can no longer do safely. A cylindrical robot...

It’s successfully helping the medical system in Ghana and Rwanda. Now the drone company thinks it can help streamline U.S. medical deliveries while maintaining social distancing. Zipline, a medical drone delivery...

A new platform is recruiting amateur drone pilots to offer their services in finding mosquito-breeding hotspots. In some African cities, part of the fight against mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria and...

It’s part of Matternet’s system of using drones to deliver medical samples to labs faster. In a few weeks, when a new drone station is installed outside a hospital in Lugano,...

Astro Teller, the head of X, reflects on 10 years of work on projects such as internet-beaming balloons and sterilizing mosquitoes—and some even crazier ideas that never quite saw the light...