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Drone Shipping For The Industrial Manufacturer: The Supply Chain Re-imagined

Amazon has made their first official drone delivery this past week and it could mean big things for the supply chain. As of now, limitations on Amazon’s drone are relatively strict as they can only deliver packages 5 lbs. or less with a 15 mile range. However for Amazon this doesn’t present much of a problem as nearly 87% of their products are under 5 lbs. and Amazon warehouses are located all around the globe. Manufacturers are now wondering if this technology can be transferred over to ...

When will the Internet finally be accessible all over the world?

Facebook Taking the Internet to New Heights The world wide web isn't exactly worldwide just yet. Nearly 40% of the world's population still has no access to the internet and this is a serious problem. The internet brings with it the largest source of information the world has ever seen, bringing this information to underdeveloped countries could have a profound impact on the lives of those people. Facebook has made it their mission to connect the entire world via internet using high altitude ...

The Commercial Drone Industry: Soaring Through The Skies But Can’t Get Off The Ground

The global drone industry is facing roadblocks that were put in place by the FAA to control the enormous amount of flight traffic the USA faces each day. This has not stopped the drone industry from investing into new technologies and hardware. The civilian and commercial market for drones has been on the rise steadily over that past couple years and in 2015 the drone industry has been buzzing with no sign on quieting down. At first the drone industry was focused on military applications ...

Drones for Industrial Manufacturers

Drones could have a huge impact on the way manufacturers think about shipping and logistics. With new technologies hitting the market, these new drones are more powerful and are able to stay in flight for much longer. As companies such as Amazon start to see the potential for drones in shipping products, industrial manufacturers are starting to wonder if they will be able to benefit from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV's) as well. As for now, FAA regulation prohibits the use of self flying ...