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Walmart Expands Drone Delivery To 4 Million New Homes

Walmart expands drone delivery to 4 million new homes

American supermarket chain Walmart is expanding its drone delivery service to reach four million new households in six states (really?). Together with its partner, DroneUp, Walmart expects to make more than a million drone deliveries per year. The cost to…

Dallas Residents Can Have Groceries Delivered By Drone From Today

Groceries delivered by drone for Dallas residents starting today

Residents of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, can have their groceries delivered by drone from drugstore chain Walgreens starting today. To this end, Walgreens has partnered with Google’s sister company, Wing. It is the first time Wing will offer its drone delivery…

Faa Grounds Fox News Drone Documenting Illegal Immigrants

FAA grounds FOX News drone documenting illegal immigrants

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) over the city of Del Rio, TX for “special security reasons.” The TFR grounded a FOX News drone that was used to document the more than 10,000 illegal immigrants…

Pixl Drone Show #18 - Austin Tx Public Safety Unmanned Systems

PIXL Drone Show #18 – Austin TX Public Safety Unmanned Systems

In this latest episode of our PIXL Drone Show, we talk with Coitt Kessler from Austin Fire Department and Adam Johnson from Austin/Travis County EMS about Public Safety Unmanned Systems, first responder training on UAS, other unmanned systems, and some…

Avigation Easements Could Slow Down Drone Adoption And Innovation - Dji Matrice 300 Rtk And Other Enterprise Drones Sold Directly Online, Cutting Out Dealers

Avigation easements slow down drone adoption & innovation

Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and West Virginia have introduced legislation that could slow down drone innovation and adoption if passed. Drone operations could be regulated by the state’s Department of Transportation (DOT) or local governments through so-called ‘avigation easements’ that explain…