On a lunch break last month, a small custom-built octacopter made a 10-minute flight through the city of Guildford, outside of London. Its special cargo: two large pepperoni pizzas.
The delivery was masterminded by a T + Biscuits, an English creative agency that was hired by Domino's to test prototypes. Read more here
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I think that's really great that they gave it a try and are publicising it a bit. Non military is nice. As others say, I agree that most systems are not quite there with the object avoidance but step-by-step we're getting there.
Delivering Pizza isn't the best example, and has many, many practical problems especially with the delivery part.
But a more controlled delivery system with fixed takeoff and landing Helipads would work, and could be used by companies to transport objects between office buildings, or perhaps even more importantly by hospitals to transport medicine and organs to other hospitals.
@Hugues - I think the answer is fairly clearly publicity. Since when would you hire a creative agency in Shoreditch (a hipster-central bit on London) to 'test prototypes'? I wonder who they actually got to do the quadcopter bit?
do you really think it will be possible in furure ? Its a joke.
i dont want this kind of think flying above my head.
because this tipe of think that small UAV will be banned .
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