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  • Researchers at the École Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have developed a foldable drone to deliver packages weighing up to about a pound to tight, "last-centimeter" locations. Essentially, this drone—which is constructed with a foldable protective cage on its exterior—can avoid obstacles and navigate routes that larger drones can’t.It wouldn’t be impeded by narrow paths, streets or alleys. In short, if you desperately need a small package delivered, but live in a traditionally narrow street in Milan, an Amazon drone, for instance, may not be able to reach your area due to its size. EPFL’s last-centimeter drone, however, is specifically designed to make it through narrow spaces. Phys.org notes that it could be useful for delivering items such as medicine, first-aid supplies or lightweight consumer products. The Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the EPFL partnered with NCCR Robotics to fund the development the easily transportable, foldable UAV. According to Phys, it’s in..

    This Foldable Drone Aims to Fix ‘Last Centimeter’ Delivery

    Researchers at the École Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have developed a foldable drone to deliver packages weighing up to about a pound to tight, "last-centimeter" locations. Essentially, this drone—which is constructed with a foldable protective cage on its exterior—can avoid obstacles and navigate routes that larger drones can’t.It wouldn’t be impeded by narrow paths, streets or alleys. In short, if you desperately need a small package delivered, but live in a traditionally narrow street in Milan, an Amazon drone, for instance, may not be able to reach your area due to its size. EPFL’s last-centimeter drone, however, is specifically designed to make it through narrow spaces. Phys.org notes that it could be useful for delivering items such as medicine, first-aid supplies or lightweight consumer products. The Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the EPFL partnered with NCCR Robotics to fund the development the easily transportable, foldable UAV. According to Phys, it’s in..
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  • The California Bureau of Cannabis Control introduced new regulations preventing unmanned aerial vehicles from delivering marijuana across the state. California, which legalized recreational marijuana by passing Proposition 64 in 2016, will begin issuing licenses to retailers and businesses on January 1st of next year. What we’re seeing now is an example of future scenarios being discussed and analyzed. If weed is legal, drone delivery is legal - is the natural next step legal, too? Well, according to FastCompany, it seems slightly more complicated than that.Reportedly, the issue that can’t be overcome is that weed delivery legally requires a face-to-face interaction, as well as being done indoors, after arriving via motor vehicle. “Deliveries may be made only in person by enclosed motor vehicle. Cannabis goods may not be visible to the public during deliveries. Cannabis goods may not be left in an unattended motor vehicle unless the vehicle has an active alarm system. Vehicles used fo..

    California Crushes Dreams of Weed Drone Delivery

    The California Bureau of Cannabis Control introduced new regulations preventing unmanned aerial vehicles from delivering marijuana across the state. California, which legalized recreational marijuana by passing Proposition 64 in 2016, will begin issuing licenses to retailers and businesses on January 1st of next year. What we’re seeing now is an example of future scenarios being discussed and analyzed. If weed is legal, drone delivery is legal - is the natural next step legal, too? Well, according to FastCompany, it seems slightly more complicated than that.Reportedly, the issue that can’t be overcome is that weed delivery legally requires a face-to-face interaction, as well as being done indoors, after arriving via motor vehicle. “Deliveries may be made only in person by enclosed motor vehicle. Cannabis goods may not be visible to the public during deliveries. Cannabis goods may not be left in an unattended motor vehicle unless the vehicle has an active alarm system. Vehicles used fo..
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  • Jio Phone delivery date is about two weeks from now, meaning it is not long before you will be able to get your hands on the much-awaited 4G feature phone. The company received 6 million Jio Phone bookings in a day, say sources close to the matter, a figure that apparently beat expectations. At the unveiling of the phone, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani had said the company aims to deliver 5 million units of the handset each week. It is not yet known when the next wave of pre-orders will commence, but you can sign up to get notifications for the next sale. Here's a primer about all you need to know about the Jio Phone booking process, delivery dates, price, and more.How to book Jio Phone?To book Jio Phone you have three options – the Jio.com website, the MyJio app, and authorised offline Jio retailers. All you need to do make the Jio Phone booking is to give your phone number and the pincode delivery address, and pay a sum of Rs. 500. Once the booking has been made, yo..

    Jio Phone: Delivery Date, Booking Status, Next Sale, and More Questions Answered

    Jio Phone delivery date is about two weeks from now, meaning it is not long before you will be able to get your hands on the much-awaited 4G feature phone. The company received 6 million Jio Phone bookings in a day, say sources close to the matter, a figure that apparently beat expectations. At the unveiling of the phone, Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani had said the company aims to deliver 5 million units of the handset each week. It is not yet known when the next wave of pre-orders will commence, but you can sign up to get notifications for the next sale. Here's a primer about all you need to know about the Jio Phone booking process, delivery dates, price, and more.How to book Jio Phone?To book Jio Phone you have three options – the Jio.com website, the MyJio app, and authorised offline Jio retailers. All you need to do make the Jio Phone booking is to give your phone number and the pincode delivery address, and pay a sum of Rs. 500. Once the booking has been made, yo..
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  • Jio Phone bookings were over roughly a day and a half they opened, leaving many prospective buyers without a pre-order. The company received as many as 6 million Jio Phone bookings within a day, according to sources close to the matter, a figure that apparently beat its expectations. Delivery date for Jio Phone have also been revealed, giving us a tentative idea regarding when we can expect to the 4G feature phone in our hands. And for those looking to get their hands on the device in the next wave of pre-orders, the company has provided the option to get notifications, and given two ways to manage bookings for those who were able to pre-order a unit. We help you find answers to the major questions you would have about the handset, the booking process, price, features, etc.How to book Jio Phone?To book Jio Phone you have three options – the Jio.com website, the MyJio app, and authorised offline Jio retailers. All you need to do make the Jio Phone booking is to give your phone number a..

    Jio Phone: Delivery Date, Booking Status, Registrations for Next Jio Phone Sale, and More

    Jio Phone bookings were over roughly a day and a half they opened, leaving many prospective buyers without a pre-order. The company received as many as 6 million Jio Phone bookings within a day, according to sources close to the matter, a figure that apparently beat its expectations. Delivery date for Jio Phone have also been revealed, giving us a tentative idea regarding when we can expect to the 4G feature phone in our hands. And for those looking to get their hands on the device in the next wave of pre-orders, the company has provided the option to get notifications, and given two ways to manage bookings for those who were able to pre-order a unit. We help you find answers to the major questions you would have about the handset, the booking process, price, features, etc.How to book Jio Phone?To book Jio Phone you have three options – the Jio.com website, the MyJio app, and authorised offline Jio retailers. All you need to do make the Jio Phone booking is to give your phone number a..
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  • Welcome back to Gadgets 360's weekly roundup of all the tech news that you can use. Reliance Jio has been in the limelight as usual - the company opened up bookings for the Jio Phone last week and had to pause the process after hitting "millions" of bookings. This week, we found out that the bookings crossed 6 million units in a day, and deliveries start from September 21, Navratri. If you were one of the people who booked a Jio Phone last week, expect your handset to arrive sometime around then, though the deliveries will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.The process to book a Jio Phone proved to be difficult for some as the demand crashed Jio's servers, but if you managed to book a phone, you can look up the Jio Phone delivery status quite easily, both offline and online. Apart from that, you can also check the details on the MyJio app, or even use the app to transfer the Jio Phone booking.The Jio Phone is effectively free (you have to pay Rs. 1,500 up front, but this..

    Jio Phone Delivery Date, Moto G5S Plus in India, Xiaomi Redmi 4A New Variant, and More News This Week

    Welcome back to Gadgets 360's weekly roundup of all the tech news that you can use. Reliance Jio has been in the limelight as usual - the company opened up bookings for the Jio Phone last week and had to pause the process after hitting "millions" of bookings. This week, we found out that the bookings crossed 6 million units in a day, and deliveries start from September 21, Navratri. If you were one of the people who booked a Jio Phone last week, expect your handset to arrive sometime around then, though the deliveries will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.The process to book a Jio Phone proved to be difficult for some as the demand crashed Jio's servers, but if you managed to book a phone, you can look up the Jio Phone delivery status quite easily, both offline and online. Apart from that, you can also check the details on the MyJio app, or even use the app to transfer the Jio Phone booking.The Jio Phone is effectively free (you have to pay Rs. 1,500 up front, but this..
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  • Amazon's drone delivery patents just keep on coming. Tuesday's patent, filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, reveals that the Seattle-based company is considering having their unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) be able to speak commands or messages to bystanders, should anything occur to the UAV during a drop-off. In short, if a drone malfunctions and lands in a playground while one of its rotors is still whirring at full-speed, it may be a good idea for the drone to repeatedly tell bystanders to "Move Away."According to the patent, the Amazon drones would be able to "conduct a speech dialog with a nearby person in order to request information and/or answer questions." That means the company isn't just thinking of the potential downfalls here, but could also allow customers to potentially reschedule a delivery. What if you ordered something, but your plans have changed and you forgot a UAV was on its way? You head outside to get in your car, but see a f..

    Amazon Drone Patent Describes a Delivery Drone That Will Talk to You

    Amazon's drone delivery patents just keep on coming. Tuesday's patent, filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, reveals that the Seattle-based company is considering having their unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) be able to speak commands or messages to bystanders, should anything occur to the UAV during a drop-off. In short, if a drone malfunctions and lands in a playground while one of its rotors is still whirring at full-speed, it may be a good idea for the drone to repeatedly tell bystanders to "Move Away."According to the patent, the Amazon drones would be able to "conduct a speech dialog with a nearby person in order to request information and/or answer questions." That means the company isn't just thinking of the potential downfalls here, but could also allow customers to potentially reschedule a delivery. What if you ordered something, but your plans have changed and you forgot a UAV was on its way? You head outside to get in your car, but see a f..
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  • Your pizza delivery guy isn't going to like this. Ford and Domino's are teaming up to use self-driving cars as pizza-delivery vehicles in a test that will gauge customer reactions to the technology. It comes as the automaker reaffirms plans to launch its first production autonomous car in 2021—and delivery services just might be one of the first applications for that car.Over the next several weeks, randomly-selected Domino's customers around Ann Arbor, Michigan, will have the chance to get their pizzas delivered by an autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid. A Ford engineer and researchers will be onboard to ensure safety and monitor the test.Customers will be able to track the car using GPS through an augmented version of the Domino's app, and will get text messages instructing them how to retrieve their food. The Fusion Hybrid is outfitted with a Domino's Heatwave pizza container, which customers unlock with a special code. Ford and Domino's have already rehear..

    Ford And Domino’s Team Up On Autonomous Pizza Delivery Vehicle

    Your pizza delivery guy isn't going to like this. Ford and Domino's are teaming up to use self-driving cars as pizza-delivery vehicles in a test that will gauge customer reactions to the technology. It comes as the automaker reaffirms plans to launch its first production autonomous car in 2021—and delivery services just might be one of the first applications for that car.Over the next several weeks, randomly-selected Domino's customers around Ann Arbor, Michigan, will have the chance to get their pizzas delivered by an autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid. A Ford engineer and researchers will be onboard to ensure safety and monitor the test.Customers will be able to track the car using GPS through an augmented version of the Domino's app, and will get text messages instructing them how to retrieve their food. The Fusion Hybrid is outfitted with a Domino's Heatwave pizza container, which customers unlock with a special code. Ford and Domino's have already rehear..
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  • Your local pizza delivery guy could be out of a job in the next few years. Ford Motor Co. and Domino's Pizza are collaborating on research into self-driving pizza delivery vehicles, and will soon drop off pies with an autonomous Ford Fusion hybrid in Ann Arbor, Mich. The two companies said Tuesday they established the partnership to study customer reaction to receiving pizzas by a self-driven vehicle. "As we increase our understanding of the business opportunity for self-driving vehicles to support the movement of people and goods, we're pleased to have Domino's join us in this important part of the development process," Sherif Marakby, Ford vice president, autonomous and electric vehicles, said in a statement. "As a company focused on the customer experience, Domino's shares our vision for a future enabled by smart vehicles in a smart environment that enhance people's lives." As part of the research, random Domino's customers in Ann Arbor can choose to..

    Ford, Domino’s to study autonomous pizza delivery vehicles

    Your local pizza delivery guy could be out of a job in the next few years. Ford Motor Co. and Domino's Pizza are collaborating on research into self-driving pizza delivery vehicles, and will soon drop off pies with an autonomous Ford Fusion hybrid in Ann Arbor, Mich. The two companies said Tuesday they established the partnership to study customer reaction to receiving pizzas by a self-driven vehicle. "As we increase our understanding of the business opportunity for self-driving vehicles to support the movement of people and goods, we're pleased to have Domino's join us in this important part of the development process," Sherif Marakby, Ford vice president, autonomous and electric vehicles, said in a statement. "As a company focused on the customer experience, Domino's shares our vision for a future enabled by smart vehicles in a smart environment that enhance people's lives." As part of the research, random Domino's customers in Ann Arbor can choose to..
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    *Gold For December Delivery Jumping $15 To $1,312.90 An Ounce

    *Gold For December Delivery Jumping $15 To $1,312.90 An Ounce Gold For December Delivery Jumping $15 To $1,312.90 An Ounce
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  • Last month, The Drive reported on Yariv Bash’s Israel drone delivery company, Flytrex, and its ambition of becoming the world’s first autonomous drone delivery system. The goal is for the Flytrex name to hold the kind of status in the minds of consumers that FedEx does, at least when it comes to questions regarding drone delivery. It was only a month ago that Flytrex was successfully running pilot programs alongside the Ukrainian postal service to prepare its autonomous system for full-scale implementation; now, it's moved on to officially delivering food. According to Flytrex’s press release, the company has officially begun launching food deliveries via drone in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavík. Flytrex partnered with Aha, which is the go-to online marketplace for the country (think Amazon, but Icelandic), in order to bring the potential success of this to the highest domestic scale possible. The partnership claims to be "the world's first operational on-demand urban dro..

    Flytrex Launches World’s First Autonomous Drone Delivery System in Iceland

    Last month, The Drive reported on Yariv Bash’s Israel drone delivery company, Flytrex, and its ambition of becoming the world’s first autonomous drone delivery system. The goal is for the Flytrex name to hold the kind of status in the minds of consumers that FedEx does, at least when it comes to questions regarding drone delivery. It was only a month ago that Flytrex was successfully running pilot programs alongside the Ukrainian postal service to prepare its autonomous system for full-scale implementation; now, it's moved on to officially delivering food. According to Flytrex’s press release, the company has officially begun launching food deliveries via drone in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavík. Flytrex partnered with Aha, which is the go-to online marketplace for the country (think Amazon, but Icelandic), in order to bring the potential success of this to the highest domestic scale possible. The partnership claims to be "the world's first operational on-demand urban dro..
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