If your image of the future of drone deliveries involves swarms of quadcopters pouring out of Amazon warehouses like flying monkeys leaving the Wicked Witch's castle, you'll be disappointed. They're far more likely to be dispatched from trucks parked not too far from your house. Anything else is simply too big a hassle. Companies like UPS and Amazon prize efficiency above all, and deploying a fleet of drones from a warehouse in the middle of nowhere wastes time. Making them fly all the way back wastes energy.
Feb-21-2017, 17:00:08 GMT