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On-demand drone delivery service is inarguably a key lifeline in providing the fastest deliveries in the future. And while a good number of consumers are daring for the service’s availability, there are still challenges associated with its use in our society. Through thousands of trials in Australia, Alphabet’s Wing is dealing with some factors that impeding quick deployment of drones for package delivery. Consumers growing appetite for faster and faster delivery is the key motivation behind wild efforts by various firms to lead a se...
Wing, the Google X moonshot project which graduated to become an independent Alphabet company in July 2018, is all set to soar in Europe. Today, it announced an ambitious plan to deliver goods and packages of up to 1.5 kilograms (approx. 3.3 pounds) in a 10 kilometers radius (6.2 miles) in the spring of 2019 in Helsinki. Wing is also launching a page to take suggestions on what might be most in demand to deliver by drone. This will be the company’s first attempt to spread its wings in Europe. It has run four separate trials co...