Google Loonacy: How Tech Companies Are Restoring A Ravaged Puerto Rico

On September 20th, Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria a mere two weeks after a brush with another hurricane, Irma. Recovery efforts in the ravaged U.S. territory have been lackluster, and many are still without power, water, or communication. Surprisingly, some of the most innovative and enthusiastic support has come from non-traditional sources -- [...]

By | 2017-12-04T22:10:47+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Business, Drones, Leadership, Sustainability, Technology|0 Comments

Cities Turn to Drones, Delivery Bikes to Make Last Mile Deliveries

Traditional delivery trucks are the backbone of the modern delivery business for good reason. They’re built to haul large amounts of cargo over long distances, and they do their job well. However, as urban centers become ever more congested, and online shopping becomes more popular, the drawbacks to these vehicles are becoming ever more obvious. [...]

What We Know About Amazon’s Drone Delivery Program

Despite the green light for small businesses to begin experimenting with their own drone delivery programs, corporate behemoths such as Google, Walmart, and Amazon are still heavily restricted from blotting out American skies with swarms of robots. With most of the others’ details left in the dark, Amazon has been more vocal about its own [...]

By | 2018-06-25T18:50:59+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Amazon, Drones, Ecommerce, Technology|2 Comments

Earthbound Delivery Drones on the Horizon (and the Sidewalk)

For fans of I, Robot, it looks like science fiction, yet again, is bleeding into reality. While we’ve still got a ways to go before human-like androids act as personal plastic-formed assistants, one company is rolling out earthbound delivery drones to make last-mile delivery runs. While the drones of the air neither reap, nor sow, [...]

By | 2018-06-25T16:26:54+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Drones, Ecommerce, Logistics, Online Grocery, Physical Grocery, Technology|0 Comments

UPS and CyPhy Team Up For Last-Mile Drone Delivery

With the passing of new legislation allowing for commercial drone usage, American companies are excited to test out their robotic toys, eager to see how they’ll innovate the way we do business. While major logistics companies and retailers such as Amazon, Wal-Mart, and UPS are still unable to employ the technology en masse, UPS and [...]

By | 2018-06-25T16:52:16+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Drones, Pack and Ship|0 Comments