How Google may pull off drone deliveries without putting your dog at risk

“Using drones to deliver packages to our yards has long piqued the interest of some consumers and tech companies as a way to speed a process that can take days to one that happens in minutes. But a new Google patent reveals that before the tech giant makes drone delivery a reality, it wants to solve the problem of how to fly drones safely in yards without endangering pets or other potential obstacles.

Earlier this week Google received a patent for a system in which a hovering drone would lower goods into a cart, which would then transport the package to a safe holding spot, such as in a garage. This would lessen the potential for some backyard calamities.”

By: Matt McFarland | January 28, 2016 | Washington Post

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