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Congressional Hearing Delves into Drone Delivery

Yesterday, the House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, chaired by Rep. Bob Latta, R-Ohio, held a hearing to discuss how businesses are adopting the latest trends in technology to transform the delivery process for consumers. This included discussions … Continue reading

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These Giant Drones Could Seriously Disrupt the Shipping Industry

Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, are now used for all sorts of things, from taking out terrorists to delivering take-out. Now a tiny start-up in California’s Bay Area is working on what it hopes will be the next big thing: … Continue reading

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Amazon patents idea of delivery drones with robotic wings and legs to help it land

Amazon has been awarded two patents in which it outlines propellers with robotic adjustable wingtips and legs that act as landing gears to help drones touch down on uneven surfaces. The e-commerce giant’s latest idea describes an “adjustable landing-gear extension” … Continue reading

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Amazon’s “Mothership”: Retailer Gets Patent for Mega-Drone

What happens when you connect a flock of flying drones? You get a “collective unmanned aerial vehicle” that’s capable of lifting heavier burdens and flying greater distances than smaller drones can, according to a patent recently granted to online retailer … Continue reading

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