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20 Examples of Drone Innovations

From Drone Delivery Services to Agricultural Drones

— August 2, 2019 — Autos
Drone technology continues to improve and slowly takes strides toward widespread adoption, with many drone innovations providing new applications for the technology. One of the prominent drone innovations could be in delivery programs, as it would allow those shipping to save on delivery costs. Uber Eats has launched a drone delivery test program in San Diego. In the test program, drones will deliver food from a restaurant to customers, which makes the process more efficient.

Another use of drone technology is in the agriculture industry. The 'See Tree' drone can be implemented to present information to farmers. The drone can be used to create intelligence networks for trees in an area and pass that information along to farmers.

Lastly, drones could see adoption in the aviation industry. Boeing has had a passenger-carrying drone complete a test flight -- showing promise for the future of autonomous passenger aircrafts.
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Autonomous Aircraft Regulation Platforms
Autonomous Aircraft Regulation Platforms
Wing Has Created an Air Traffic Control App for Drones
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Lightweight Octa-Rotor Drones
Lightweight Octa-Rotor Drones
The Freefly Alta 8 Pro Drone Carries Payloads Up to 20 Pounds
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Flying Delivery Drones
Flying Delivery Drones
Amazon Delivery Drones Can Help The Company Achieve One-Day Shipping
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AI Agriculture Drones
AI Agriculture Drones
The 'SeeTree' Drone Lets Farmers Keep Track of Tree Health and More
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Drone Visibility Light Devices
Drone Visibility Light Devices
The Lume Cube 'Strobe' is Visible from Over Three Miles Away
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Rugged Dual-Terrain Drones
Rugged Dual-Terrain Drones
The 'X-TANKCOPTER' All-Terrain Drone Works in the Skies and on Land
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Cinema-Grade Drone Camera Lenses
Cinema-Grade Drone Camera Lenses
The Moment 'Air' Accessories are for the DJI Mavic Pro and Zoom
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Expandable Module Component Drones
Expandable Module Component Drones
The Conceptual 'Dash Drone' Can be Customized to Your Needs
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Pesticide-Spraying Drones
Pesticide-Spraying Drones
The 'Agro' Drone Can Spray Two Acres Of Crops On a Full Battery
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Drone-Powered Delivery Services
Drone-Powered Delivery Services
Uber Eats is Launching a Drone Food Delivery Pilot Program
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Forest Fire-Detecting Drones
Forest Fire-Detecting Drones
The Conceptual 'Feuxzy' Drone Uses Sonic Waves to Extinguish Flames
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Forestry Exploration Drones
Forestry Exploration Drones
The Conceptual 'Humla' Forestry Drone Can be Mounted on the Chest
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Autonomous Combat Drones
Autonomous Combat Drones
The 'Kratos XQ-58A' Offers Versatile Weapons Deployment At High Speeds
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Autonomous Search Rescue Drones
Autonomous Search Rescue Drones
The Rega Drone Uses Sensors to Search for Missing Persons
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Nature-Inspired Biometric Drones
Nature-Inspired Biometric Drones
The 'MetaFly' Drone Features Synthetic Wings Inspired by Birds
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Timber DIY Assembly Drones
Timber DIY Assembly Drones
The 'Aerowood' Wooden Drone Can be Assembled without Nails or Glue
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Autonomous Passenger Drones
Autonomous Passenger Drones
This Boeing Drone Successfully Completed Its First Flight Test
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Saucer-Shaped Supersonic Drones
Saucer-Shaped Supersonic Drones
This Drone Aims to Offer Higher Levels of Aerial Maneuverability
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One-Person Flying Drone Vehicles
One-Person Flying Drone Vehicles
The 'FlyKart2' from Trek Aerospace Provides Speedy Transport
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Pocket-Sized Aerial Photography Drones
Pocket-Sized Aerial Photography Drones
The 'AIR PIX' Captures Stunning Images Using a 12MP Lens
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