In Remote Madagascar, First Ever Delivery of Lab Samples by Drone

In Remote Madagascar, First Ever Delivery of Lab Samples by Drone

Michigan-based Vayu, Inc. completed the first ever series of long-range, fully autonomous drone flights with blood and stool samples this past week, setting records in the process. The samples were flown from villages in rural Madagascar to a central testing facility, over hilly terrain without any road infrastructure. The unique ability of Vayu’s delivery drone to take off and land anywhere solves that problem and helps vulnerable rural communities to […]

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Cambridgeshire resident unhappy with Amazon Prime Air

Cambridgeshire resident unhappy with Amazon Prime Air

amazon prime drone The BBC might be reporting a touch of NIMBYism (Not In My Back Yard). It underlines the sort of problems delivery drones will face. People claim airspace sovereignty over their favourite bit. Julia Napier, secretary of Friends of the Roman Road and Fleam Dyke said she was “absolutely horrified”. “People walk here to find peace, the idea that drones can be whizzing over their heads, delivering parcels […]

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