Ten minute pizza delivery instead of the usual 30 minutes or less? The future is looking pretty good – and fast – thanks to drone technology!
In Mumbai, India, Francesco’s Pizzeria has attracted the nation’s attention – not for their thin-crust pizzas made with a secret BBQ lime sauce, but with their method of delivery.
The restaurant recently used a remote-controlled four-rotor drone as their pizza guy, sending it up a skyscraper about 1.5 kilometres away.
In a city notorious for its traffic jams, unpaved streets, and cows sitting in the middle of the road, drone delivery could be a viable – and greener – alternative for food businesses. But first, it has to go through the cops

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Last week I attended a lively tech party and was hit in the head by a flying drone. Given that drones are as controversial as they are ubiquitous in the media, I know what’s going through your head right now: “How can I also get hit in the head by a drone?”Read more…

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Drone delivery isn’t the future – it’s here now. Andreas Raptopoulos, chief executive of Singularity University’s Matternet, tells the WSJ’s Deborah Kan how we can use drones to deliver necessities from groceries to medicine.

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