Singapore opens its skies to commercial and government drones

A consortium led by startup Garuda Robotics has been selected to create an air traffic control system for drones in Singapore, as skies over the city-state are increasingly abuzz with unmanned vehicles. The Garuda-led Future Flight Consortium submitted its proposal after Singapore’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Ministry of Transport called for the development of … Continue reading “Singapore opens its skies to commercial and government drones”

THIS EX-TESLA ANALYST’S 200-MPH DRONES DELIVER HEAVY PARTS UP TO 500 MILES AWAY AND LAND ON A MOVING BOAT

This ex-Tesla analyst’s 200-mph drones deliver heavy parts up to 500 miles away and land on a moving boat Interesting article on Volans-i drone capabilities by Patrick Chu from San Francisco Business Times While working for Tesla Inc. four years ago as a senior operations analyst, Hannan Parvizian saw that shipping crucial auto parts back … Continue reading “THIS EX-TESLA ANALYST’S 200-MPH DRONES DELIVER HEAVY PARTS UP TO 500 MILES AWAY AND LAND ON A MOVING BOAT”

“These drones can haul a 20-pound load for 500 miles and land on a moving target”

“This kind of technology could have saved the Titanic” Interesting article on Volans-i demonstration day by Lora Kolodny from CNBC A start-up called Volans-i is building drones that can deliver heavy parts over long distances, even to a ship that’s sailing at sea. This kind of technology could have saved the Titanic, CEO and co-founder Hannan … Continue reading ““These drones can haul a 20-pound load for 500 miles and land on a moving target””

Volans-i shows off its Long-range Delivery Drones in Texas

Volans-i shows off its long-range delivery drones in Texas Interesting article on Volans-i demonstration by Lora Kolodny from Tech Crunch Whether they’re flying pizzas, burritos or medications to customers’ doors, drones for delivery have arrived. Businesses as far-ranging as UPS, Domino’s, Amazon and the hospital group Ticino EOC are testing drones, and, in some cases, have inked deals with … Continue reading “Volans-i shows off its Long-range Delivery Drones in Texas”

The 52 startups that launched at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day

The 52 startups that launched at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day Interesting article on Volans-i drone Y combinator demo day by Josh Constine from Tech Crunch Volans-i  –  B2B drone delivery Amazon promised consumer drone delivery via Amazon PrimeAir but you likely don’t need a toothbrush in your backyard via drone. Businesses, however, do need … Continue reading “The 52 startups that launched at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day”