This Tech Giant Has Kicked Off Drone Delivery in Rural China — Fortune

A Chinese company has just publicly launched its drone delivery service. JD.com has started a trial of the program in rural China, testing drop-offs outside of Beijing and in Jiangsu, Shaanxi, and Sichuan provinces, during the country’s “Singles’ Day” shopping festival this past Friday. “There have been thousands of trial flights, with a portion of…

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Lae police use drone to improve policing in Lae City —

Lae Police have begun using a drone as they seek solutions to improve policing with limited resources. The drone was tested in the presence of the Lae Metropolitan superintendent, Anthony Wagambie. It is a small consumer device that is expected to drastically improve policing in Lae – a City that has seen a marked increase […]

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Demo Shows Drone Flying Under Wireless Power — Fortune

London-based electrical engineering researcher Dr. Samer Aldhaher recently posted a video demonstrating what could be the future of drone technology. The small drone you’re about to see has one distinguishing feature – it’s not carrying a battery. While you may have seen examples of “wireless” charging that involve putting a phone on a pad or…

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