Today’s Latest Drone Stories from around the Web

This article brings to you some of today’s latest drone stories gathered from around the web.

Drone System to Help Transport and Logistics Company with Its Warehouse Operations

In a collaboration with tech innovator Verity, DSV is implementing an autonomous drone system in several of its warehouses to help manage inventory. Inventory management traditionally involves manual barcode scans to count the warehouse inventory and keep track of stock. Besides being an unsafe and arduous task, manual counts often result in inventory data not being up to date due to discrepancies. – Read more here.

French Company Elistair Makes Breakthrough with its Tethered Drone

Tethered drones offer a solution for tasks where endurance is important and roving over wide areas is not. Such drones are literally tied to a power station on the ground by a cable which may also double as a high-speed datalink for the drone’s sensors. […]Elistair, a leading tethered drone manufacturer, claims to have made a breakthrough with its Orion 2 drone, increasing endurance to a full 24 hours, up from 10 hours for the first-generation model. – Read more.

Here Comes the World’s First Commercial Night Drone Delivery

The payload was the world’s first 3D Printed CE-Certified Lifting Tool from Wartsila, sent in partnership with Wilhelmsen Group. This milestone further establishes F-drones as the pioneer in maritime last mile deliveries using drones. – Continue reading.

Walmart Starts Drone Delivery of Coronavirus Self-Testing Kits in El Paso, Texas

Walmarthas begun a project to deliver coronavirus testing kits by drone for residents in El Paso, Texas. The kits will be dropped off at customer’s doorsteps by automated drones. The retailer has partnered with Quest Diagnostics and drone services provider DroneUp, to test-deliver collection kits in El Paso, Texas. – Read more.

El Paso Mayor Dee Margo helped launch the pilot program Tuesday, teaming up with the mega-retailer and DroneUp to make the city one of only a handful to go airborne in its fight to contain a new surge in the coronavirus, the El Paso Times reported. – Read more.

JAL Tests Drone Delivery of Relief Goods  

Japan Airlines Co. on Wednesday flew a drone carrying emergency relief goods within a city in a mountainous area of western Japan as part of tests aimed at operationalizing logistics services using unmanned aircraft, although the flight was cut short due to adverse winds. – Continue reading.

Early Black Friday Drone Deals to Check Out

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Meanwhile, for those who want to get a headway with the best drone deals on Black Friday, here are some links. Black Friday 2020 researchers are sharing the latest early drone deals for Black Friday, featuring savings on Holy Stone, DJI, Snaptain and Yuneec drones. – Continue reading.

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